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  UN Conference Generates 700+ Voluntary Water Action Agenda Commitments

  Biodiversity COP15: How can investors support biodiversity commitments?

  Honda Joins TNFD Forum to Support the Work of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

  COP15: Nations reach 'historic' deal to protect nature

  The Global Biodiversity Framework needs a Robust Action Agenda

  Exploring Nature-Positive Pathways - A contribution to the implementation of the CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

  Montreal unveils plan to protect pollinators amid 'critical loss of biodiversity'

  Turning Commitments into Leadership Through Forest Restoration

  Pantone Color Institute Partners With Tealeaves on Pantone Color of Biodiversity Campaign

  Elizabeth Mrema: Businesses must prepare for greater scrutiny over nature-related risks

  World leaders pledge more support for nature ahead of UN summit

  Patagonia’s billionaire owner gives away company to fight climate crisis

  Tetra Pak Launches Pioneering Initiative To Help Restore Biodiversity and Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change

  Multilateral bodies, development banks jointly launch a global green initiative

  New CitieswithNature Action Platform with the CBD's Action Agenda

  Clarins continues to move forward with its CSR strategy, becoming an official member of the UEBT

  Why protecting the planet is essential to preventing future pandemics

  Dairy giant Yili Group, Huawei come out top in China for hitting UN’s sustainable development targets, Hurun Report finds

  California Joins Global Network of Subnational Governments Promising Action on Biodiversity Conservation

  UEBT Digital Dialogues #5 - Fragrances: Ethical sourcing roundtable

  SCOR strengthens biodiversity commitment

  Groupe SEB Joins Act4Nature International and Commits to the Preservation of Biodiversity

  European Business and Nature Summit streamlining biodiversity into business

  New York City Becomes 200th City to Join Global CitieswithNature Initiative

  Joint Statement by the Multilateral Development Banks: Nature, People and Planet

  COP26 Outcomes: These statements and declarations are the high-level outcomes from the World Leaders Summit and presidency theme days of the two-week programme of COP26

  Foundations pledge $5 billion in record funding for biodiversity

  The TNFD Announces Its Taskforce of 30 Financial Execs, With 100 Institutions Joining the TNFD Forum

  Nature for Life Hub

  Africa Climate Week / Climate change event

  Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony

  Leading companies respond to biodiversity loss by committing to the Action Agenda for Nature and People

  Pathfinder Award for innovation in nature conservation

  New public-private coalition launched to mobilize more than $1 billion to protect tropical forests and enhance global climate action

  Virtual World Biodiversity Forum 2021

  New initiative to stem biodiversity loss in global fashion supply chains

  The Partnership for Biodiversity Accounting Financials (PBAF) welcomes fifteen new financial institutions

  The Fashion Pact launches new push to help curb industry's impact on biodiversity

  How everyone has a role to play in protecting biodiversity

  An ambitious international agreement to protect biodiversity is within reach - but if it is to succeed, business and civil society must play their part, alongside governments

  11 More financial institutions signed the finance for biodiversity pledge

  Lombard Odier Launches $400 Million Natural Capital Equity Fund

  Contribute to the Dutch Action Agenda for Nature and People

  Walmart Pledges Zero Emissions By 2040

  The first large-scale investment opportunity to protect nature, and your returns

  GSK sets new environmental goals of net zero impact on climate and net positive impact on nature by 2030

  Letter to CEOs everywhere

  Governor Newsom Launches Innovative Strategies to Use California Land to Fight Climate Change, Conserve Biodiversity and Boost Climate Resilience

  Africa leads in biosafety commitment for action agenda

  Youth band together to demand leaders take action #ForNature

  Ahead of biodiversity summit, UN officials call for action to preserve the natural world

  Financial institutions launched finance for biodiversity pledge during un event

Video Messages

Video Message from His Excellency Mr. Huang Runqiu, Minister of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China and Her Excellency Ms. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment of the Arab Republic of Egypt and President of COP 14

Message from Manuel Pulgar Vidal - CBD Action Agenda Champion

Message from David Cooper - Acting Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

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