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Meeting Document
#65761
2013-07-17

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DAY 2 - Session 5.A - Tuesday 1 December 2009 16:15-18:00 - Parallel session BIODIVERSITY OFFSETS AND BANKING

Meeting Document
#65762
2013-07-17

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DAY 2 - Session 5.B - Tuesday 1 December 2009 16:15-18:00 - Parallel session STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION

Meeting Document
#65763
2013-07-17

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DAY 2 - Session 5.C - Tuesday 1 December 2009 16:15-18:00 - Parallel session BIODIVERSITY TOOLS AND THEIR APPLICATION

Meeting Document
#65764
2013-07-17

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DAY 2 - Session 5.D - Tuesday 1 December 2009 16:15-18:00 - Parallel session PARTNERSHIPS

Meeting Document
#65765
2013-07-17

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DAY 3 - Session 6 - Wednesday 2 December 2009 09:00-10:15 - Panel discussion SCALING-UP EFFORTS

Meeting Document
#65768
2013-07-17

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Business biodiversity efforts in key industry sectors: A background note (UNEP)

Meeting Document
#65545
2013-07-17

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The Business of BioTrade: Using biological resources sustainably and responsibly

Meeting Document
#65986
2013-07-17

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Input form for the Draft Jakarta Charter on Business and Biodiversity

Meeting Document
#65546
2013-07-17

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Contribution to Further the Implementation of CBD COP 9 Decisions IX/6 Incentive Measures and IX/26 Promoting Business Engagement by Supporting the Dissemination of Businesses Cases and Practices

Meeting Document
#63339
2013-07-17

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COP Decision VIII/17 Private Sector Engagement

Meeting Document
#63340
2013-07-17

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COP Decision IX/26 Promoting Business Engagement

Meeting Document
#63341
2013-07-17

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Report of the Second Business and the 2010 Biodiversity Challenge Meeting, São Paulo, Brazil, 3-5 November 2005

Meeting Document
#63342
2013-07-17

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Report of the Business and the 2010 Biodiversity Challenge Meeting, London, 20-21 January 2005

Meeting Document
#74091
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/COP/10/INF/27

Biodiversity Offsets: A Tool for CBD Parties to Consider, and a Briefing on the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme

Meeting Document
#44688
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/COP/9/21/ADD1

Cooperation with Other Conventions, International Organizations and Initiatives And Engagement of Stakeholders (Addendum - Engagement of Business)

Meeting Document
#46069
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/COP/9/21/REV1

Cooperation with Other Conventions, International Organizations and Initiatives And Engagement of Stakeholders: Revised note by the Executive Secretary

Notification
#2057
2013-07-05
Action by
2013-07-20
News Headlines
#94455
2013-07-02

San Francisco seafood restaurants go sustainable

The Seafood Watch, first created by Monterey Bay Aquarium in the late 1990s, is arguably the best-known guide to sustainably-caught seafood in the U.S. Listing seafood choices in three categories—green (best choices), yellow (good alternatives), and red (avoid)—the guide informs consumers of the ...

News Headlines
#94456
2013-07-02

Climate change is a 'big business opportunity for the UK'

UK's first national adaption plan sets out economic opportunities of increasingly more extreme weather, as well as the risks

News Headlines
#94417
2013-06-27

More companies are finding sustainability makes sense

BUSINESS and environmental activists are worlds apart — ideologically opposed, distrustful and antagonistic over each other’s motives, right? Those of us who have followed the high-profile daredevil actions of the anti-whaling, anti-palm oil or anti-nuclear campaigners may agree. But the acrimon ...

News Headlines
#94310
2013-06-19

Biodiversity tax on industries surprising: Confederation of Indian Industry

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Tuesday that Madhya Pradesh government did not consult it before levying the 2 % biodiversity tax on industries of the state.

News Headlines
#94240
2013-06-13

Norwegian Parliament calls for stronger implementation of no-deforestation policy for investments

The Norwegian Parliament has called for the country's pension fund to strengthen its commitment to avoid investing in companies linked to rainforest destruction.

News Headlines
#94111
2013-06-05

Let’s make business greener

Water and biodiversity play a significant role in sustaining human life and ensuring welfare. They are essential for securing food, medicines, energy and building materials.

News Headlines
#94081
2013-06-04

Improving biodiversity in Hunter mining regions

The New South Wales and Federal governments are working together on a plan to better consider the impact of mining on biodiversity in the Upper Hunter.

News Headlines
#93902
2013-05-24

Can banks make a profit by investing in the Great Barrier Reef?

Earlier this month, Australia’s Big Four banks copped a serve over their support of the coal and gas extraction industries, focusing attention on the ways large banks' investment decisions can put the future of the Great Barrier Reef at risk.

News Headlines
#93728
2013-05-16

Network sees value biodiversity has for business

SOUTH Africa was the third most biodiverse country in the world, but had given birth to none of the "cool" business solutions to saving biodiversity, the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s CEO, Yolan Friedmann, said on Wednesday.

News Headlines
#93654
2013-05-14

Oil palm firms team up with Sabah to protect Malua Forest Reserve

Four oil palm firms join hands with Sabah to ensure wildlife continues to thrive and forests flourish in Malua.DEEP within the heart of Sabah lies the 34,000ha Malua Forest Reserve. It has been previously logged but regeneration over the years means that it is still a significant area of rainfor ...

News Headlines
#93663
2013-05-14

The private sector could help tackle climate change. What a pity it's left out in the cold

In a stark reminder of our failure to bring man-made greenhouse gases under control, scientists reported last week that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed a level we think we haven’t seen for 3 million years.

News Headlines
#93668
2013-05-14

Many Entrepreneurs Claim to Care About Sustainability, Yet Make Decisions That Are Harmful to Environment

May 13, 2013 — Many entrepreneurs claim that they care about sustainability, yet they make decisions that are harmful to the environment.

News Headlines
#93670
2013-05-14

Sacrificing the Reef for Industrial Development

SYDNEY, May 14 2013 (IPS) - Mining and port development coupled with decreasing water quality along Australia’s north-eastern coast are threatening the continent’s World Heritage-listed tourist drawcard, the Great Barrier Reef.

News Headlines
#93571
2013-05-08

IKEA Co-workers Give Two Green Thumbs Up to Tree Planting!

Today, IKEA co-workers across Canada will show their ongoing commitment to their communities by joining forces with Tree Canada for the 17th annual Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree program. Since the program's inception, IKEA co-workers have planted over 23,000 trees and shrubs, which have the potentia ...

News Headlines
#93509
2013-05-02

Rwanda: Private Investors to Run Tourism Business in Parks

Akagera and Nyungwe National Parks, two of the main natural reserves in the country, will soon accommodate private-owned touristic products that can boost tourism business.

News Headlines
#93479
2013-04-30

Why green businesses need to fight anti-growth myths

One of the most harmful myths afflicting public policy in many countries at the moment is the notion that any efforts to manage the risks of climate change will hold back economic growth and development.

Meeting
#5242

Sustainable Ocean Summit

22 - 24 April 2013, Washington, United States of America

News Headlines
#93331
2013-04-19

Incremental change is not enough - climate, business experts

NEW DELHI (AlertNet) – When it comes to fighting climate change and dealing with other environmental issues, incremental change is no longer enough. Instead, deeper, more disruptive transitions are needed, experts at a business and environmental summit in New Delhi said this week.

News Headlines
#93346
2013-04-19

Climate fight needs businesses to sway consumers, says Method pioneer

Governments are not doing enough to tackle environmental challenges, says the co-founder of the green brand

News Headlines
#93268
2013-04-16

Is Walmart’s index the best thing since sliced bread?

Can Walmart change the way wheat is grown in America?The company is trying to do just that. Here’s how:Start inside a Walmart store in Laurel, Md. On sale here are nearly 40 brands of flour, many more varieties of bread and countless other products made from wheat, including cookies, cakes, crac ...

News Headlines
#93269
2013-04-16

Production sectors cost trillions in damages to world environment

NEW DELHI, India ---Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, health and other vital benefits for humankind, a new United Nations-b ...

Meeting
#5239

Business for the Environment (B4E) Global Summit

15 - 16 April 2013, New Delhi, India

News Headlines
#93224
2013-04-12

How to unlock business funding for development projects

There is increasing acknowledgement that the public and private sectors need to work together to build a sustainable future.

News Headlines
#93203
2013-04-11

International Paper commits to working with longtime foe to protect endangered forests

In another sign that the global paper industry may be steering toward more sustainable practices following years of bruising activist campaigns and pressure from buyers, International Paper (IP) has committed to identifying and protecting endangered forests and high conservation value areas in t ...

News Headlines
#93145
2013-04-09

The next frontier of IT-enabled systems thinking

The next frontier of IT will focus on wicked problems embedded in emergent business systems. One of the most notable yet overlooked areas is the intersection of business, communities, biodiversity and ecosystem services, upon which all rely.

News Headlines
#93152
2013-04-09

Ethiopia Leads the Bamboo Revolution

ADDIS ABABA , Apr 8 2013 (IPS) - A combination of an abundance of bamboo and eager foreign investment is making Ethiopia a frontier for the bamboo industrial revolution in Africa, according to this country’s government.

News Headlines
#93103
2013-04-05

Gucci Launches Deforestation-Free Handbag Line

It’s not yet passe to ask someone if their purse, shoes, or formal wear were created by a well-known designer. In spite of the global economic downturn, designer goods remain the purchase of choice for some consumers.

News Headlines
#93114
2013-04-05

Trade Emerging as a Key Driver of Brazilian Deforestation

Apr. 4, 2013 — A new study published online April 4th in the journal Environmental Research Letters finds that trade and global consumption of Brazilian beef and soybeans is increasingly driving Brazilian deforestation

News Headlines
#93094
2013-04-04

APP denies breaking logging promise after WWF allegations

Asia Pulp & Paper has announced that it has not breached its deforestation policy following WWF allegations

News Headlines
#93045
2013-04-02

U.S. book industry using 24 percent recycled paper on average

From 2004 to 2010, book publishers increased their use of recycled fiber by nearly five times, from 5 percent to 24 percent on average, according to a new report by the Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC) and Green Press Initiative.

News Headlines
#92835
2013-03-21

Starbucks Increases Ethical Sourcing Practices With New Farm in Costa Rica

This week Starbucks announced it would enhance its ethical sourcing program with the investment in a new farming and research center in Costa Rica

News Headlines
#92836
2013-03-21

Comply with marine guidelines – oil coys told

Oil & Gas exploration companies in the country have been advised to adhere to marine protection guidelines aimed at protecting aquatic organisms.

News Headlines
#92817
2013-03-20

Time to make the high seas our business — for our future

WHEN the world you inhabit is beset by economic ills, the last thing a sensible society should do is ignore a valuable resource. When your country and continent are doing their best to develop and bring the good things in life to all of their people, the last thing they should do is forgo an opp ...

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