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Welcome to the Global Platform on Business and Biodiversity

The Global Platform for Business and Biodiversity is the website designed to support the business engagement activities of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity including the Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity.

On this site, you will find a variety resources designed to inform Parties to the Convention and other stakeholders about the business engagement activities as well as information and tools meant to provide support for businesses wishing to better understand their impacts and dependencies on biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services, and take action to address these issues.

The following provides a quick guide to each of the sections in this website.

Business Case for Biodiversity
These pages provide an overview of the business case for biodiversity, including a discussion of dependencies and impacts of business upon biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services, and an assessment of risks and opportunities for business in this area

CBD and Business Engagement
These pages provide an overview of the CBD's business engagement activities including links to previous business decisions and sections on related topics including Access and Benefits Sharing (ABS), and Biosafety

Meetings and Events
These pages provide details of current CBD business meetings (agenda and other information) as well as a full record of previous meetings. In addition, a calendar of business and biodiversity - related events is available

Projects and Major Issues
These pages outline and provide support to several of the major business-related initiatives that the CBD Secretariat has been tasked with undertaking, including on Commodities, Reporting, the Business Case for the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and Natural Capital

Database and Resources
These pages contain a database of tools and mechanisms, case studies, and best practices designed to help businesses understand and mainstream biodiversity. Archives of the business.2020 newsletters, links to partners, and other items of interest are also available

Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity
This section is devoted to the Global Partnership for Business and Biodiversity. The pages outline the history and structure of this programme and provides links to the component national and regional initiatives

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme