European Business Biodiversity Campaign

EBBC Newsletter March 2021

Dear readers,

The pandemic continues to keep the world on tenterhooks  but our commitment to a biodiversity-friendly economy remains undiminished, too. And the first months of this year have already produced some interesting topics in the field of Business & Biodiversity.

We hope you enjoy reading the latest newsletter of the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign (EBBC).



"Insect-Responsible Sourcing Regions": Website informs about LIFE project

The LIFE IRSR website presents measures for the conservation of insects on landscape level. It also provides the latest news on insects, agriculture and the food industry. Read more...


A strong alliance for biodiversity: German "Food for Biodiversity" association founded

On this year´s World Wildlife Day, representatives from German business and society founded the "Food for Biodiversity" association in order to work together to help stop the loss of species and habitats. Read more...


Food system impacts on biodiversity loss

A joint report by Chatham House, UNEP and Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) explores the role of the global food system as the principal driver of accelerating biodiversity loss, and explains how food production is degrading or destroying natural habitats and contributing to species extinction. Read more...


© 4C Standard


Improving Biodiversity in Coffee Landscapes in Vietnam

4C, in cooperation with the Lake Constance Foundation, Agriculture and Forestry Research & Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC), Vinh Hiep Gia Lai Co., Ltd and Fundación Humedales, has started a joint project to improve biodiversity in coffee landscapes in Vietnam. Read more...


Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation

The European Commission adopted a Guidance document on the scope of application and core obligations of the EU ABS Regulation. Read more...


© GIZ/Charlotte Haeusler Vargas


"Financial incentives for a biodiversity-friendly future – is green recovery a catalyzer?"

This question was addressed by experts from the public and private sectors worldwide during a session at the Global Landscape Forum on Biodiversity (Biodiversity Digital Conference: One World – One Health). Read more...




Assessment of Biodiversity Measurement Approaches for Businesses and Financial Institutions: Update Report 3

The EU B@B Platform published the third report of the "Assessment of Biodiversity Measurement Approaches for Businesses and Financial Institutions" series. Read more...


© The EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform


"Destruction: Certified"

Greenpeace International published a report arguing that certification is not a solution to deforestation, forest degradation and other ecosystem conversion. The publication shows that in specific, certification on its own has not helped companies meet their 2020 commitments to exclude deforestation from their supply chains. Read more...


© Greenpeace International




IUCN World Conservation Congress

3-11 September 2021: The world is increasingly recognising the inextricable link between biodiversity conservation and human and economic wellbeing. The IUCN Congress will be a key milestone for nature conservation and the development of a new global framework for biodiversity. Read more...


Biodiversity Management in Business: EBBC hosted online event

Review: As part of the We Value Nature 10 Day Challenge, the European Business & Biodiversity Campaign was represented with its own session on the use of Biodiversity Action Plans (BAPs). Read more...


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