European Business and Nature Summit

European Business and Nature Summit

7/8 November 2019

The European Business and Biodiversity Platform, Ecoacsa, Fundación Empresa y Clima and Fundación Biodiversidad from Ministry for Ecological Transition – through the Spanish Business and Biodiversity Initiative (IEEB) – are joining forces to organise the European Business and Nature Summit on 7 and 8 November 2019. This two-days conference on business, biodiversity and natural capital will be hosted by CaixaForum in the very centre of Madrid, Spain.

At the United Nations (UN) Biodiversity Conference in 2018 an Action Agenda for Nature and Peoplewas launched. This Agenda aims to catalyse a groundswell of (voluntary) action from all sectors and stakeholders in support of biodiversity and support the adoption of an ambitious post-2020 global biodiversity framework at the UN Biodiversity Conference in China in 2020. This new global framework will, in its turn, be a basis for the post-2020 EU biodiversity strategy.

The European Business and Nature Summit will contribute to this agenda by highlighting examples of best practices, tools and approaches to deliver positive business impact on biodiversity. The summit will thereby contribute to enhance the engagement of governments, businesses and financial institutions in the EU on biodiversity and natural capital.

Seizing the global momentum created in the run-up to the 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference it will contribute to shaping the New Deal for Nature and People and strengthen the call for voluntary actions in favour of biodiversity from the business sector.

The two-day Summit will bring together key representatives from businesses, financial institutions, governments and civil society to facilitate more decisive global action to halt the loss of biodiversity and restore healthy ecosystems.

More information and registration:


7/8 November 2019


CaixaForum, Madrid


EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform, Ecoacsa, Fundación Empresa y Clima y la Fundación Biodiversidad del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica—a través de la Iniciativa Española Empresa y Biodiversidad (IEEB)