Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

The Global Nature Fund, Lake Constance Foundation, Agentur AUF! (Germany), the Fundación Global Nature (Spain), Solagro and agoodforgood (France) and Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal) have initiated the EU LIFE Project “Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry”.

The main objective is to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry, by supporting standard organizations to include efficient biodiversity criteria into their schemes; and motivating food processing companies and retailers to include biodiversity criteria into their sourcing guidelines.

Here you find more details about the actions, tools and partners of the initiative:

Funded by the EU LIFE programme

 
 The Initiative at a Glance

The Project at a Glance

 Biodiversity in Standards

Biodiversity in Standards

 Biodiversity on Pilot Farms

Biodiversity on Pilot Farms

 Biodiversity Training

Biodiversity Trainings
and Knowledge Pool

 Biodiversity Performance Tool and Monitoring System

Biodiversity Performance Tool and Monitoring System

 Roundtable on Biodiversity

Roundtable on Biodiversity

 

News for the Food Sector

  • Bioenergy cropland expansion could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change12/12/2018

    Bioenergy cropland expansion could be as bad for biodiversity as climate change

    Nature is one of the beneficiaries of climate protection measures, among which bioenergy has long been touted as a potential savior. However, to reach the 1.5 degree goal, bioenergy crops will have to be cultivated on a large scale. New models show that this will lead to the destruction of more habitats of vertebrate species than would benefit from lessened climate change effects.

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  • Regions have to be back at the heart of the Common Agricultural Policy to meet the challenges ahead for Europe12/11/2018

    Regions have to be back at the heart of the Common Agricultural Policy to meet the challenges ahead for Europe

    Local authority leaders have adopted an opinion on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), calling for it to be fair, sustainable, solidarity-based and for the benefit of farmers, regions, consumers and the public.

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  • Public stakeholder consultation on new agriculture certification standard12/10/2018

    Public stakeholder consultation on new agriculture certification standard

    After Rainforest Alliance merged with UTZ in January 2018, the first round of public consultation for the new standard was launched

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Our Supporters of the Food Sector

 Partners and Supporters

The Project Partners

 Global Nature Fund
 Bodensee-Stiftung