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Side Event
#1913
COP 10
2010-10-27

Corporate Biodiversity Management - Practicality Meets Biodiversity

Business meets biodiversity in a real way. The all-new best practises manual “Corporate Biodiversity Management” is here. The handbook will be presented by the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) together with Business and Biodiversity Initiative members. It represents the consolidated efforts o ...

Side Event
#2039
COP 10
2010-10-27

Going beyond mitigation: How can private sector drive biodiversity conservation?

The event will present views, experiences and recommendations from the private sector actors on how to advance towards effectively engaging business in supporting the implemetation of the three objectives of CBD, in particular in the use of BioTrade approaches.

Side Event
#1963
COP 10
2010-10-27

THE BUSINESS CASE FOR BIODIVERSITY

This side event will showcase European examples of partnerships with the private sector including the EU Business and Biodiversity Platform, the European Business and Biodiversity Campaign, the Nordic countries business and biodiversity example and will discuss the involvement of the business se ...

Side Event
#2288
COP 10
2010-10-27

FROM CARBON NEGATIVE TO BIODIVERSITY POSITIVE: A NEW PARADIGM FOR BUSINESS RESPONSIBILITY? Merged side event: “Net Positive Impact: A New Business Trend” And “Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme

This side event aims to share information on actions by leading companies to ‘neutralise’ their residual environmental impacts and to introduce the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme. It seeks feedback from CBD delegates on what Parties and others can do to stimulate more companies to ...

Side Event
#1936
COP 10
2010-10-27

Corporate ecosystem valuation – Business guidance and examples

If biodiversity and ecosystems are to be conserved, it is crucial to realize their true value. Yet, some of the most vital ecosystem services are also among the most difficult to bring to market. While the economic value of some ecosystem services is obvious, the value of other services is less ...

Side Event
#2222
COP 10
2010-10-26

Well being, Bioenterprises and Endogenous Development

Concepts of well being are defined differently in different worldviews, although they eventually aim to reach a level of welfare. Building on research and practices undertaken by the different partners, the side event will focus on the development and roles of bio-enterprises through endogenous ...

Side Event
#1755
COP 10
2010-10-26

Sustainable Infrastructure Development consistent with biodiversity conservation in Japan

Japanese approaches (experiences and techniques) for harmonizing development and biodiversity will be presented to formulate agreements on the Revised Strategic Plan of the Convention. Japan has experienced environmental problems caused by rapid development, and has solved them through various ...

Side Event
#2247
COP 10
2010-10-25

Ocean Industry Leadership in Addressing Marine Biodiversity Challenges

The World Ocean Council is the international, cross-sectoral industry leadership alliance on ocean sustainability that is tackling the single most important factor affecting marine biodiversity - the way business is done in the marine environment. The ocean supports a wide range of uses - shippi ...

Side Event
#1980
COP 10
2010-10-25

Corporate Reporting on Ecosystem services

The Global Reporting Initiative, UNEP WCMC and CREM release research and development publication on Ecosystem Services and Sustainability Reporting. The publication is designed to support existing producers of sustainability reports and to support future GRI Working Groups seeking to devleop sec ...

Side Event
#2231
COP 10
2010-10-25

Engaging the CBD to Build on Existing Biofuel Sustainability Initiatives

The primary objective of this side event is to demonstrate how existing biofuel guidelines and standards address ways and means to promote the positive and minimize the negative impacts of the production and use of biofuels on biodiversity. Additional objectives are to discuss the linkages to ot ...

Side Event
#1903
COP 10
2010-10-25

Integrating Biodiversity management into the building materials sector

The event will focus on what are the risks and opportunities related to biodiversity in the building material sector. The Biodiversity Management System, which has been proposed for Holcim by the IUCN-Holcim Independent Expert panel will be presented, followed by an interactive discussion on the ...

Side Event
#2216
COP 10
2010-10-25

The Green Development Mechanism (GDM) and innovative finance

In light of the deliberations of the Parties on innovative financial mechanisms, this side event will explore how a GDM could generate additional funding from the private sector in support of biodiversity and development. A high-level panel will discuss the case for further consultation and work ...

Side Event
#1935
COP 10
2010-10-25

EFFECTIVE BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM POLICY AND REGULATION – BUSINESS INPUT TO THE CBD

In response to the emerging reality of natural resource limits, ecosystem degradation and biodiversity loss, business must anticipate new and changing policies and regulatory frameworks to be developed and deployed by governments to address these pressing environmental challenges. However, busin ...

Side Event
#1970
COP 10
2010-10-22

Biodiversity conservation in tropical forests

1) Debate on the ITTO/IUCN Guidelines for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in tropical timber production forests. 2) Report on the ITTO/IUCN/CBD Conference on Biodiversity Conservation in Transboundary Tropical Forests (Quito, Ecuador)

Side Event
#2221
COP 10
2010-10-22

Business and biodiversity: cooperation between stakeholders and strategies

Exchanges and cooperation between biodiversity stakeholders are crucial to comply both with business needs and research needs. The French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity and Orée, an organisation for companies, territories and environment, act as a science-society interface through the ...

Side Event
#1721
COP 10
2010-10-22

TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: key findings for Local Policy and Business

This session presents key findings and recommendations for Local Policy and Business including Japanese best practices and other findings based on the “policy studies of environmental economics” program of MOE-J. It includes responses from the public and private sector and highlights practical n ...

Side Event
#2201
COP 10
2010-10-21

ILCs and the Private Sector "Open for Business"

ILCs working with the private sector and in particular the Aromatic, Flavourings and Cosmetics Industry and representative of the industry will discuss good practices in the light of the IR ABS.

Side Event
#2228
COP 10
2010-10-20

How the business sector is contributing to biodiversity in China

Leading businessmen in China will show cases of their action on biodiversity. Blive will introduce its platform role in promoting biodiversity protection work in China.

Side Event
#2028
COP 10
2010-10-19

Greening trade for biodiversity conservation

Trade, if managed under sustainable practices, can enable biodiversity conservation. This is what UNCTAD BioTrade Initiative and its partners are promoting. Creating an enabling environment for developing sustainable businesses and fostering public-private sector engagement, while establishing S ...

Side Event
#1738
COP 10
2010-10-19

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS PRODUCED BY THE MEASURES WHICH CONSERVE LOCAL LIVING CREATURES (LIVING CREATURE MARK)

In 2008, MAFF started to recommend the utilization of a voluntary eco-label called the “living creature mark”. It applies to agriculture, forestry and marine products produced by the measures which conserve local living creatures. (e.g. rice with oriental white stork mark.). These brands may hel ...

Side Event
#2308
COP 10
2010-10-19

SGP / UNDP-GEF SUPPORT TO BIODIVERSITY-BASED PRODUCTS AND SUPPLY CHAINS

The UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), established in 1992, has implemented more than 6,500 biodiversity projects at the community level in 120 countries worldwide. The side event will profile a joint initiative of the SGP and UNDP/GEF to capture and profile the portfolio of biodiversity-bas ...

Side Event
#1862
COP 10
2010-10-19

Business and Biodiversity: Country Perspectives and Approaches

A selection of countries will show-case their Business and Biodioversity-related activities and share both challenges and lessons learned. This will be an excellent opportunity to understand the current state of play for mainstreaming biodiversity, to develop networks and to facilitate partnerships.

Side Event
#1719
COP 10
2010-10-19

Launching of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative

Launching ceremony of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative with partners including national governments, international organizations, and NGOs. The Minister of the environment of Japan is expected to participate in the side event.

Decision
COP 10
#12287

Decision X/21

Business engagement

CBD
Meeting
#3019
Notification
#1560
2010-10-11

Information Note on the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP)

Reference: SCBD/ITS/RS/YX/fb/74196 (2010-192)
To: Africa’s CBD National Focal Points

I have the honour of transmitting to you an information note prepared by the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) with respect to its institutional character which will also be available as UNEP/CBD/COP/10/Inf/27. The information note offers brief introductory information on biodi ...

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Notification
#1502
2010-07-08

Business and Biodiversity Guide

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/72636 (2010-137)
To: All CBD Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that the guidelines on Business and Biodiversity prepared by Germany in its capacity as COP 9 president is now available at the following address http://www.bmu.de/english/current_press_releases/pm/46135.php.

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Meeting
#3573
Recommendation
WGRI 3
#12237

Recommendation 3/2

Business engagement

Notification
#1467
2010-05-13

Release of Business.2010 Magazine on Biotrade

Reference: SCBD/ITS-OMG/RS/MAK/72024 (2010-102)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Business and Biodiversity contacts

I am pleased to inform you that the second issue of the fifth volume of the Secretariat’s Business.2010 magazine has been posted on the CBD website. This issue, a joint collaborative effort between the Secretariat, UNCTAD (the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) and UEBT (Union f ...

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Notification
#1419
2010-03-23

Release of the latest CBD Business.2010 Newsletter (Jakarta Business and Biodiversity Conference)

Reference: SCBD/ITS/OMG/fb/71254 (2010-056)
To: CBD National Focal Points; and Business & Biodiversity contacts

I am pleased to inform you that a new issue of the Secretariat’s newsletter on business and biodiversity, Business.2010,(Volume 5, issue 1) has been posted on the CBD website. This issue focuses on the Third Business and Biodiversity Conference held in Jakarta last December and can be downloaded ...

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Notification
#1395
2010-02-17
Action by
2010-06-30

MESSE NAGOYA 2010 - International Trade Fair on Biodiversity Nagoya, 27-30 October 2010

Reference: SCBD/ITS/RS/NM/70746 (2010-033)
To: CBD National Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to draw your attention to MESSE NAGOYA 2010, entitled “Environment and Energy: toward a sustainable society”, which will be held on 27-30 October 2010 in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The event will be jointly organized by Aichi Prefecture, City of ...

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Notification
#1359
2009-12-22
Action by
2010-02-01

Ninth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (WG ABS 9), Cali, Colombia, March 2010

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/OJ/69710 (2009-180)
To: CBD and ABS National Focal Points

I am pleased to confirm that, at the kind invitation of the Government of Colombia, the ninth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Access and Benefit-sharing (WG ABS 9) will be held in Cali, Colombia, on 22-28 March 2010.

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Press Release
#66184
2009-12-10

Global Partnership Established on Business and Biodiversity

Jakarta: More than 200 companies, non-governmental organizations and Governments from all over the world gathered in Jakarta recognizing that business related to biological diversity can be a far more profitable activity than many other economic activities.

Web Announcement
#66080
2009-12-07
Press Release
#65766
2009-11-27

Engaging Business in the Battle for Life on Earth

Montreal, 27 November 2007. With financial support provided by the Netherlands under a four-year framework agreement, a major meeting on business and biodiversity opens on 30 November 2009 in Jakarta to discuss ways to enhance the engagement of industry in addressing biodiversity globally. The ...

Press Release
#63088
2009-09-16

Brainstorming session on Business and Biodiversity

A two-day informal brainstorming session was held at CBD Secretariat in Montreal on 14-15 September 2009 with a view to advancing the decisions VIII/17 and IX/26 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on engagement with the private sector.

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