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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.
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.
Conserving a unique transboundary ecosystem / [case study] by Cemex and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Conserving a unique transboundary ecosystem / [case study] by Cemex and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03719.pdf
As part of its corporate responsibility, CEMEX has conducted a multistakeholder, long-term transboundary conservation initiative along the Mexico and border over ten years, thus helping to protect the region’s biodiversity.
Conserving biodiversity along distribution lines / [case study] by Hydro Quebec and Canadian Business and Biodiversity Council

Conserving biodiversity along distribution lines / [case study] by Hydro Quebec and Canadian Business and Biodiversity Council


PDF www.businessbiodiversity.ca/documents
   /5-Hydro-Quebec.pdf
This case study describes a pilot project which introduced biodiversity protection measures into vegetation control operations.
Creating business value through ecological stormwater management / [case study] by CCP and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Creating business value through ecological stormwater management / [case study] by CCP and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03723.pdf
Being highly exposed to flooding on its Houston site, CCP has chosen to restore its surrounding ecosystem rather than building another stormwater management infrastructure. This operation, while enhancing the region’s biodiversity, will ultimately help the company save money, as well as benefit the whole local community.
Forest improvement project to conserve the source of a river in Mitake / [case study] by Gifu Landscape Architect Co. and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation

Forest improvement project to conserve the source of a river in Mitake / [case study] by Gifu Landscape Architect Co. and Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation


PDF /doc/books/2011/B-03792.pdf
In Gifu Prefecture a pact has been concluded involving the company Gifu Zohen to realize a government-citizen forest-creation project.

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