5 biodiversity guidelines to watch in 2022

GreenBiz

As biodiversity becomes a more integral part of corporate sustainability commitments, expect updated and new resources to help the journey

Biodiversity, pandemics and the circle of life

GreenBiz

Addressing biodiversity, like so many other things, seems to have been shunted aside by the coronavirus outbreak. Biodiversity Climate Change COVID-19 Two Steps ForwardIt would make much more sense to keep it front and center.

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Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively

GreenBiz

Addressing biodiversity authentically and effectively. Biodiversity provides humanity and our economies with the resources needed to thrive. However, the planet is experiencing a great loss of biodiversity due to overfishing, deforestation and pollution. Biodiversity.

Can circular cities boost biodiversity?

GreenBiz

Aside from preserving the last remaining natural places, we need to create new ones — especially in cities

Microsoft is building a ‘Planetary Computer’ to protect biodiversity

GreenBiz

Biodiversity COVID-19 Data Practical Magic TechnologyIt’s all about collecting and connecting data, which is part of the software giant’s DNA.

Danone cultivates multinational effort to restore biodiversity

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Climate Change Food & AgricultureWhat’s at stake: the future of farming.

Biodiversity and business: 4 things you need to know for 2020

GreenBiz

Companies need biodiversity. Biodiversity Food SystemsMost are just recognizing that.

3 steps to start protecting biodiversity and your business

GreenBiz

Sponsored: By following three key steps, businesses can develop goals and follow actions to support the restoration of biodiversity, a move that has benefits for both business and nature

15 things biodiversity protectors are watching out for in 2022

GreenBiz

In some cases the conservation horizon looks like it came out of SciFi novel but they could be the key to saving out planet

Climate, biodiversity and the ‘other COP’

GreenBiz

What is the 1.5-degree equivalent for nature

COP 331

Why investors are putting biodiversity on the balance sheet

GreenBiz

Why investors are putting biodiversity on the balance sheet. Both S&P Global Ratings and Bloomberg rank biodiversity among the top ESG themes for 2021, the latter naming Fidelity International and AXA Investment Managers as examples of firms that have made it a priority. . Biodiversity.

Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals

GreenBiz

Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals. Join GreenBiz and SilviaTerra co-founder and CEO Zack Parisa for a discussion about the correlation between climate change, biodiversity, and community. Date/Time: May 20, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT).

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion

GreenBiz

New benchmark shows that biodiversity is in fashion. 5 — the Textile Exchange Corporate Fiber and Materials Benchmark (CFMB) Program is launching a new tool to help the fashion and textile industry take urgent action on biodiversity. Luxury meets biodiversity: Kering.

PV Plus: Amplifying the Sustainability and Biodiversity Benefits of Solar

GreenBiz

PV Plus: Amplifying the Sustainability and Biodiversity Benefits of Solar. But bare ground or turfgrass on solar facilities can contribute to the widespread decline in biodiversity, causing new challenges to the sustainability of ecosystems and agriculture.

Why financial markets should care about Biodiversity COP15

GreenBiz

Three main takeaways that financial players should take into account

Episode 285: Chatting about diversity and biodiversity

GreenBiz

Plus, what a coming wave of IPOs means for the ESG movement

A new biodiversity baseline for the textile industry

GreenBiz

Understanding where the industry is currently at, and what the barriers and enablers are to the uptake of best practices, is an important first step

Episode 217: Checking in with CSOs, biodiversity talk, the 'fragility' of auto-centric cities

GreenBiz

Biodiversity COVID-19 Podcast GreenBiz 350 PodcastPlus, McKinsey Partner Dickon Pinner offers advice on how corporate sustainability professions can apply lessons from the COVID-19 crisis to long-term climate strategy.

The UN’s Global Biodiversity Framework could be ‘Paris Agreement for nature’

GreenBiz

Set to be finalized in early 2022, the GBF’s draft sets out targets for protecting marine and land habitats, reducing pesticides and plastic waste, and increasing investments

Using the circular economy to transform food emissions and build biodiversity

GreenBiz

Less diversity in the crops grown threatens the resilience of our food system. Instead, design foods to thrive in nature, not bending nature to produce food

Revisiting Biodiversity Research and Action

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Energy-neutral school in Utrecht enhances biodiversity

Inhabitat - Innovation

At the Winkerlaan in Utrecht, Dutch architecture firm EVA architecten has completed SO Fier, an energy-neutral primary school for Special Education Cluster 2 students that emphasizes sustainability, flexibility and connections with nature

Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide?

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Advanced Materials Biomaterials CleantechThough scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.

How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness

GreenBiz

Data can help companies make decisions about their conservation initiatives — and improve outcomes. Conservation

From ambition to biodiversity action: Time to hold actors accountable

Envirotec Magazine

Scientists have proposed a framework for effective national-level implementation of global biodiversity goals. The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) writes. Continuous declines in biodiversity pose a major threat to human health and wellbeing.

Los Angeles is the largest US city to be certified as a biodiversity haven

Inhabitat - Innovation

The city of Los Angeles has been certified as biodiversity haven by the National Wildlife Federation

Nature-based solutions key to combatting climate change and biodiversity loss, says Lords

Envirotec Magazine

For example the restoration of the UK’s degraded peatlands, which efficiently lock away carbon while hosting a unique array of biodiversity. Nature-based solutions should provide measurable benefits to biodiversity.

Loss of tree species has cumulative impact on biodiversity

Envirotec Magazine

Diseases affecting different UK tree species appear to have a multiplying effect on the loss of associated biodiversity, according to new research by James Hutton Institute scientists and partners in the UK and Portugal.

World gets F on Aichi biodiversity report card

Inhabitat - Innovation

In 2010, representatives from 194 countries met in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and agreed on 20 biodiversity targets to reach in the next decade. Ten years later, the signatories have fallen far short

Episode 221: Mapping biodiversity, repair and the circular economy

GreenBiz

Episode 221: Mapping biodiversity, repair and the circular economy. Esri and the science of corporate biodiversity (20:45). Heather Clancy. Fri, 05/22/2020 - 01:21. Week in Review. Commentary on this week's news highlights begins at 4:35.

The biodiversity crisis is here: 5 ways Biden can stop it

GreenBiz

By investing in the Endangered Species Act and implementing a science-based approach, we can keep species loss to a minimum over the next few decades

3 tips for anticipating investor requests on climate, water and biodiversity

GreenBiz

3 tips for anticipating investor requests on climate, water and biodiversity. In fact, three environmental issues — climate risks, water risks and biodiversity impacts — are poised to be in sharp focus this year for investors, and companies should prepare.

Humanity at crossroads, biodiversity report cards warn

Eco-Business

Biodiversity loss can be reversed with increased conservation and sustainable production, argues a new study

Episode 190: Ambition, angst and action at Climate Week, Danone CEO prioritizes biodiversity

GreenBiz

Biodiversity Climate Change Climate Conferences farmers Food & Agriculture Podcast GreenBiz 350 PodcastTune in for a recap of news and conversations during more than 300 events linked to the UN General Assembly. Plus inside PepsiCo's Sustainable Farming Program and a peek into Engie Impact.

Biodiverse green roof wins Grands Prix du Design award for MYTO Design

Inhabitat - Innovation

Atop a luxury home in Westmount, Montréal, MYTO Design d’espaces vivants created a biodiverse green rooftop dedicated to wellness

Treat climate change and biodiversity loss as one, says European science advisory group

Envirotec Magazine

Meanwhile the hidden crisis of biodiversity loss continues with the loss of forests to land clearance, exacerbated by the recent fires. The group highlights priorities that should inform both the UN Glasgow Climate Summit and the Biodiversity Summit in China this autumn.

Breaking: Biodiversity

Business Green

Would that the same could be said of global biodiversity - or the living natural world to give it its more evocative name and rid it of the emotional distancing that accompanies the dry scientific terminology. Efforts to tackle biodiversity loss enjoy no such luck.

Green-roofed CABI HQ champions biodiversity and energy efficiency

Inhabitat - Innovation

After 33 years of working in an old drafty building in Oxfordshire, international nonprofit CABI has upgraded to a new low-energy home that combines beautiful design with employee wellness and environmental sustainability

Biodiversity is the new climate change

Impact Alpha

The post Biodiversity is the new climate change appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, Feb. 4 – Nature is an asset – and we are failing as asset managers. That was the stark message of a. Climate Finance Conservation Signals

Planting tiny urban forests can boost biodiversity and fight climate change

GreenBiz

Planting tiny urban forests can boost biodiversity and fight climate change. The result, according to the method’s proponents , is complex ecosystems perfectly suited to local conditions that improve biodiversity, grow quickly and absorb more carbon dioxide. They act as oases for biodiversity, supporting up to 20 times as many species as non-native, managed forests. Urban forests bring many benefits to communities beyond their impact on biodiversity.

Montreal unveils plans for award-winning Biodiversity Corridor

Inhabitat - Innovation

Following decades of car-oriented growth that replaced swaths of greenery with asphalt, the city of Montreal is attempting to bring nature back

Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation

GreenBiz

Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate.

Tallying the financial risks of biodiversity loss

Impact Alpha

The post Tallying the financial risks of biodiversity loss appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, June 8 – Mandatory climate reporting is coming, as companies and governments coalesce around the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure.