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2nd Edition of the Environmental Impact Valuation as base for a Sustainable Fashion Strategy (Hugo Boss Ticino & Quantis International)

2nd Edition of the Environmental Impact Valuation as base for a Sustainable Fashion Strategy (Hugo Boss Ticino & Quantis International)


The case shows that the Life Cycle Assessments remains the key tool for a holistic understanding of impacts on ecosystems caused by a product’s value chain. This improved understanding then informs decision on corporate commitment and allow HUGO BOSS to develop mitigation strategies.
8 Business cases for the circular economy by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

8 Business cases for the circular economy by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)


The report, produced by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), features 8 business cases for the circular economy. It shows that companies of all sizes, industries, legacies and geographies can capitalize on the circular economy. Specifically, companies implementing circular initiatives enjoys accelerate growth, enhance competitiveness and were able to mitigate risk. The report is developed with the support of the following companies: Canon, Michelin, Stora Enso, Copersucar, Mjunction (Tata JV), Suez, Dow, Novelis (Aditya Birla Group), Tata, DSM, Philips, TerraCycle, Enel, Renault-Nissan, Veolia, Lyft.
African magic mixed with cutting edge green technology / [case study] by Aldivia and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation

African magic mixed with cutting edge green technology / [case study] by Aldivia and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03787.pdf
Aldivia's Ubuntu Natural range offers thanks to green technology developments virgin oils of great quality and at the same time makes steps towards protecting plants and their ecosystems, as well as improving the livelihoods of local communities.
Animal-Pathway Project in Hokuto-city / [case study] by Enwit, Shimizu, Taisei, Nippon Telegraph, Telephone East Corporation and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation

Animal-Pathway Project in Hokuto-city / [case study] by Enwit, Shimizu, Taisei, Nippon Telegraph, Telephone East Corporation and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03789.pdf
This is a research and development project to demonstrate the efficacy of animal pathways constructed to allow animals to pass across man-made structures, such as roads and railways, that bisect forests and to help preserve the genetic robustness of small arboreal animals.
Assessing the Return On Investment in Watershed Conservation: Best Practices Approach and Case Study for the Rio Camboriú PWS Program

Assessing the Return On Investment in Watershed Conservation: Best Practices Approach and Case Study for the Rio Camboriú PWS Program


The case provides a template for how to assess the business case of payment for watershed ecosystem services programs. It also highlights the fact that the business case for a given watershed conservation program for a particular investor can depend on the broader social-economic case, and on the ability to forge institutional arrangements that allow internalizing the value of the multiple benefits watershed conservation produces for diverse stakeholders.
Atlantic Canada best management practices / [case study] by Syngenta and Canadian Business and Biodiversity Council

Atlantic Canada best management practices / [case study] by Syngenta and Canadian Business and Biodiversity Council


PDF www.businessbiodiversity.ca/documents
   /2-Syngenta.pdf
This case study summarizes the work being done by Syngenta in partnership with Ducks Unlimited Canada in the are of habitat conservation in the agricultural indurstry. The study took place in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada, from 2004 to 2013.
Biodiversity and Access to Affordable Medicines / [case study] by Labfarve

Biodiversity and Access to Affordable Medicines / [case study] by Labfarve


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03788.pdf
Labfarve is a research laboratory in the field of medicinal plant who strives to combine economic, social and environmental objectives in its ethical sourcing of biodiversity in Colombia.
Building local plant nurseries for the rehabilitation of quarries / [case study] by Lafarge and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Building local plant nurseries for the rehabilitation of quarries / [case study] by Lafarge and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03730.pdf
As part of its quarry rehabilitation process, Lafarge has developed local plant nurseries that respect indigenous species and are adapted to the local environment. This initiative is part of broader methodologies and best practices developed by the company to optimize its quarry reclamation, with the final objective of strengthening the acceptability of its operations in the long run.
Business dependence on ecosystem services: How to identify risks and opportunities?
An Ecosystem Services Review on Salmon Aquaculture in Chile

Business dependence on ecosystem services: How to identify risks and opportunities? An Ecosystem Services Review on Salmon Aquaculture in Chile


To evaluate the relationship between healthy ecosystems and business performances, a Corporate Ecosystem Services Review is conducted on Los Fiordos’ production operations. This five-stepframework was developed by the World Resources Institute and identifies risks and opportunities faced by businesses based on their dependence and impact on ecosystems and the services they provide.

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