European Business Biodiversity Campaign

EBBC - Newsletter September 2017

Recently our website has been shining in new "green" and informs with new content about Business & Biodiversity.

We are particularly pleased to welcome, next to the LIFE Programme of the European Commission, the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt as a new sponsor of the project "Biodiversity Criteria in the Standards and Labels of the Food Industry". The task of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (German Federal Environmental Foundation), to promote projects to protect the environment with a special focus on small and medium-sized businesses, fits perfectly with our Business & Biodiversity Campaign.




Global Conference stresses importance of biodiversity for sustainable food value chains

The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme held its first global conference on 21-23 June, 2017, in Pretoria, South Africa. The Global Nature Fund (GNF) participated in the Conference and, together with its partners, presented the relevance of biodiversity for SFS. Read more...

 Key insights on circular water management solutions

Key insights on circular water management solutions

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released eight deep-dive case studies on circular water management, designed to help companies implement water reuse through WBCSD’s Business Guide to Circular Water Management. Read more ...


International News

 Lo ecológico y lo de más allá... llámalo biodiversidad

Lo ecológico y lo de más allá... llámalo biodiversidad

The organic production and beyond, let’s call it biodiversity. Read further in Spanish ...



Pilot study: Natural Capital Assessment for trenchless Pipe Laying

In two pilot studies the Global Nature Fund (GNF) and its project partners have gained initial experience in carrying out natural capital assessments. This first pilot study describes the procedure for assessing natural capital for trenchless pipeline construction. More ...



 Natural Capital Assessment for trenchless Pipe Laying

Private capital for nature conservation: Could impact investments be a solution?

The Tropical Forest Foundation OroVerde and the Global Nature Fund analysed the design and impact of impact investments in the means of the protection of biodiversity. To this end, five existing impact investments in Latin America were examined for their ecological and social impact as well as the associated risks, returns, impact measurement and other aspects by means of local case studies. More ...



 Naturkapitalkonferenz 2017 am 4. und 5. Oktober

Business, biodiversity & natural capital – Ambitions, risks & opportunities, 4 & 5 October, Frankfurt / Main, Germany

Under the common motto “Business, biodiversity & natural capital | Ambitions, risks & opportunities” the Global Nature Fund (GNF) and the EU B@B Platform are hosting two conferences on 4 and 5 October 2017 in Frankfurt/Main. More ...

Follow the discussion on Twitter via the Hashtag #BBNC17.

 World Forum on Natural Capital

World Forum on Natural Capital, 27 - 28 November, Edinburgh

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 European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference

2nd European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference, 29 – 30 November, Budapest

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