European Business Biodiversity Campaign
 

Welcome

The European Business and Biodiversity Campaign is a partner consortium which supports companies from all industries in integrating biodiversity into their corporate management. Our key initiative, funded by the EU LIFE Programme, aims to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry.

We invite you to explore our website for information and inspiration. If you are interested in collaboration or would like to know more about any of our projects, we welcome you to contact us.

Business & Biodiversity

 
 Biodiversity Fact Sheets

Biodiversity Fact Sheets

Different Biodiversity Fact Sheets provide information on the biodiversity impact of the cultivation of different crops in different climate regions.

Recommendations

to improve biodiversity protection in policy and criteria of food standards and sourcing requirements of food companies and retailers.

Newsletter

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Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

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.

 This project is funded by the EU LIFE Programme.

 
 

News

  • Pollinating insects: Commission proposes actions to stop decline06/04/2018

    Pollinating insects: Commission proposes actions to stop decline

    One in ten pollinating insects is on the verge of extinction, and a third of bee and butterfly species is declining. This is why today the Commission is proposing the first-ever EU initiative to address the decline of wild pollinating insects.

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  • EU awards best LIFE projects for nature, environment and climate action06/03/2018

    EU awards best LIFE projects for nature, environment and climate action

    During the EU Green Week Commissioner Karmenu Vella announced the winners of the 2016 and 2017 LIFE Awards, including projects from Belgium, Greece, Spain, Italy, Austria, Poland and Slovakia. The people's Choice Award, in line with this year's Green Week focus on sustainable cities, was given to a green city project, exploring solutions to reduce air pollution in cities.

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  • FAO: Promoting biodiversity across all agricultural sectors ‘fundamental’05/30/2018

    FAO: Promoting biodiversity across all agricultural sectors ‘fundamental’

    Changing how countries across the world produce food is "fundamental" to protecting the future of the Earth’s ecosystem, said the head of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday.

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further news here

Events

13/14 June, Barcelona, Spain
Natural Capital Summit

19/20 June 2018, Paris, France
UEBT Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference

5/6 September 2018, Stuttgart, Germany
FOOD 2030: Towards sustainable agri-food systems

Further events here