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National and Regional Business and Biodiversity Initiatives

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List of National and Regional Initiatives on Business and Biodiversity and Annual Reports.


Country
Organization
Report

AMERICAS


Mesoamerica Initiative
Mesoamerica
Based in Costa Rica the Biodiversity Partnership Mesoamerica (BPM) was created in 2012 and has over 25 members. BPM is multisector association supporting the private sector in the integration of aspects of biodiversity into business activities. Mesoamerica Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017
Brazil Initiative
Brazil
Launched in 2012, The Brazilian Business and Biodiversity Initiative promote the cooperation; engagement and sharing of information of the business sector on a national level and ensure their representation in the international negotiations. Brazil Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Canada Initiative
Spain
Initiated by business and government leaders following a Business and Biodiversity Planning Conference in Montreal in 2008, the Canadian Business and Biodiversity Council (CBBC) promotes business involvement in biodiversity conservation nationally and globally through case-studies, data needs assessment, business declaration and guides. Annual Report 2015
Chile Initiative
Spain
The Chilean Business and Biodiversity Initiative was launched in 2013 to raise awareness of the importance of natural capital among businesses through training and joint projects. Annual Report 2015
Peru Initiative
Peru
Established in 2014, the Biodiversidad y Empresas (ByE) is a public-private partnership that facilitates the exchange of information, knowledge and experience between business sector and the Ministry of Environment to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Peru Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017
Mexico Initiative
Mexico
Launched in 2016, the Mexican Partnership for Business and Biodiversity (AMEBIN) facilitates dialog and action between the private sector and civil society organizations in order to contribute to the conservation, sustainable use and restoration of biodiversity in Mexico. Annual Report 2017



AFRICA/MIDDLE-EAST


South Africa Initiative
South Africa
The National Biodiversity and Business Network (NBBN) was launched on 15 May 2013 with the aim to bring national stakeholders in business and biodiversity together to share ideas and engage in dialogue. Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017



ASIA-PACIFIC


ASEAN Initiative
ASEAN
The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity was established in 2005 to facilitate cooperation and coordination among the ASEAN Member States and with regional and international organisation on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of such resources. ASEAN Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Australia Initiative
Australia
Established in 2011, the Australian Business and Biodiversity Initiative aims to raise awareness of biodiversity loss and degradation and to support the development of practical solutions that integrate consideration of biodiversity and ecosystem services into business decision-making. Australia Initiative
Annual Report 2015
China Initiative
China
The China Business and Biodiversity Partnership aims to work with a number of associations in China that deal directly with biodiversity related issues. These include associations dealing with the extractive industry, liquor (wine-brewing), Chinese herbal medicine and cosmetics. China Initiative
China Initiaitve 2
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2017
India Initiative
India
The India Business and Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) was established in 2014 to serve as a national platform for business, to promote sharing and learning, and will ultimately lead to mainstreaming sustainable management of biological diversity by business. India Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Japan Initiatives
Japan

There are several Business and Biodiversity Initiatives in Japan. They are the Japan Business and Biodiversity Partnership and the Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity.
Japan Initiative
Japan Initiative 2
Annual Report 2015
Republic of Korea Initiative
Korean
The Korea Business and Biodiversity initiative was established in 2013 to encourage knowledge sharing and participation and to provide feasible technical assistance to businesses. Korean Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Sri Lanka Initiative
Sri Lanka
The Sri Lanka Business and Biodiversity Platform was established in 2012 to add economic value to biodiversity conservation and integrate it into the core business of companies. It also aims to promote national cooperation and the exchange of ideas and information relating to biodiversity conservation as well as to strengthen and increase the involvement of the private sector in biodiversity conservation. Sri Lanka Initiative
Annual Report 2015



EUROPE


EU Initiative
EU
The EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform was launched in 2008 with the aim to work with and help businesses integrate natural capital and biodiversity considerations into business practices. It also facilitates dialogue and policy discussions between business and biodiversity at EU level. EU Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017
Finland Initiative
Finland
Established in 2000, the FIBS is Finland’s leading corporate responsibility network and has over 235 member organizations. Its business and biodiversity programme raises awareness of biodiversity and helping enterprises to manage their impacts on nature through case-studies, tools and training. Finland
Annual Report 2015
France Initiative
France
The French Initiative for Business and Biodiversity was created in 2013 to encourage the exchange of good practice and experience on how to improve the conservation of biodiversity. France Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017
Germany Initiative
Germany
Launched in 2008, the ‘Biodiversity in Good Company’ Initiative aims to engage businesses in support of the goals of the CBD as well as to initiate and share experiences related to entrepreneurial biodiversity management. The Initiative members are small-, medium-, and large-scale companies from Germany and other countries and a variety of sectors. German Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2016-2017
Netherlands Initiatives
Netherlands
There are several Business and Biodiversity Initiatives in the Netherlands. They are Nature inclusive Agriculture Network; The Green Growth Frontrunners; Community of Practice Greening Finance and Natural Capital Future Proof Community.

Netherlands Initiative
Netherlands Initiative
Netherlands Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017
Poland Initiative
Poland
The Polish Business and Biodiversity Platform works to disseminate knowledge about new legal and economic solutions aimed at supporting the protection of biodiversity while maintaining the economic efficiency of enterprises. Poland Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Spain Initiative
Spain
The Spanish Business and Biodiversity initiative was launched in 2013 to channel private funds to preserve biodiversity and to integrate natural capital in business management practices and policy. Spain Initiative
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report 2017



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