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

Amsterdam/Montreal, 9 June 2021 – More than 50 companies have stepped forward to show their shared commitment as part of the ‘Sharm El Sheikh to Kunming Action Agenda for Nature and People’ in support of the global biodiversity framework expected to be adopted in October 2021, Kunming , China, ...

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Major gap between what consumers want and what companies are doing to respect biodiversity

20 June 2018 – New surveys of more than 5,000 consumers in five countries indicate that the majority (79 per cent) feel that “companies have a moral obligation” to have a positive impact on people and biodiversity in their sourcing of natural ingredients, but only 37 per cent feel “confident tha ...

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2016 Business and Biodiversity Forum to focus on opportunities for business

2 December 2016 – Immediately prior to the UN Biodiversity Conference, and in parallel with the High-Level Segment, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Government of Mexico are hosting the 2016 Business and Biodiversity Forum in Cancun, Mexico, from 2-3 Decemb ...

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Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity Launches Initiative on Global Biodiversity Impact Indicators for Commodity Production

Pyeongchang, 16 October 2014. Understanding that the impacts of agricultural commodity production on biodiversity are immense and that food commodity production has the largest environmental impact of any human activity, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity launched the Ini ...

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Biodiversity Awareness Keeps Rising among Consumers and Business

Paris/Montreal 5 May 2011. Biodiversity awareness has risen again among consumers and business, according to the latest edition of the Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) Biodiversity Barometer launched in Paris today.

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Global Partnership Established on Business and Biodiversity

Jakarta: More than 200 companies, non-governmental organizations and Governments from all over the world gathered in Jakarta recognizing that business related to biological diversity can be a far more profitable activity than many other economic activities.

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Engaging Business in the Battle for Life on Earth

Montreal, 27 November 2007. With financial support provided by the Netherlands under a four-year framework agreement, a major meeting on business and biodiversity opens on 30 November 2009 in Jakarta to discuss ways to enhance the engagement of industry in addressing biodiversity globally. The ...

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Brainstorming session on Business and Biodiversity

A two-day informal brainstorming session was held at CBD Secretariat in Montreal on 14-15 September 2009 with a view to advancing the decisions VIII/17 and IX/26 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on engagement with the private sector.

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Convention on Biological Diversity Supports Green Economy Initiative

Montreal, 26 June 2009 – More than 21 United Nations agencies, including the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, have backed the call for a world-wide transition to a low carbon, resource-efficient Green Economy able to deliver multiple economic, social and environmental oppo ...

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Global Private Donor Forum on Biodiversity established in Berlin

Montreal, 3 June 2009 – At the closure of the high-level segment of the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, Minister of the Environment of Germany, presented the “Bonn Agenda on Global Biodiversity”, which includes the mob ...

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Investing in the Future – Business for Biodiversity and Sustainability

Montreal, 16 June 2008 – The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) held consultations with the business community on 11 and 12 June 2008 in Montreal and San Francisco to discuss the involvement of businesses in implementing the Convention.

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