Biodiversity meets the bottom line

GreenBiz

Natural capital: We're at the early stages of corporate biodiversity commitments, but new projects are pushing forward despite challenges

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

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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.

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.

The Business and Ecosystem Value of Biodiversity

GreenBiz

Date/Time: September 28, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Protecting biodiversity is a defining issue of our time as we face the prospect of mass extinction and ecosystem collapse.

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.

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

GreenBiz

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

Can circular cities boost biodiversity?

GreenBiz

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

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

Climate, biodiversity and the ‘other COP’

GreenBiz

What is the 1.5-degree equivalent for nature

COP 390

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.

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.

Global biodiversity framework falls short on chemicals

Envirotec Magazine

Their recommendations arrive ahead of Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework negotiations taking place from June 21 to 26, 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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.

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).

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

Why financial markets should care about Biodiversity COP15

GreenBiz

Three main takeaways that financial players should take into account

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.

Episode 285: Chatting about diversity and biodiversity

GreenBiz

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

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.

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

What happened at the biodiversity COP, and why it matters to business

GreenBiz

An ambitious and implementable international agreement on nature will help set the direction for corporate action

COP 329

Verge-cutting mower head “gives biodiversity a winning edge”

Envirotec Magazine

Green areas from which cut grass has been removed become increasingly nutrient-poor, which in the longer term leads to an uplift in biodiversity among plants and insects.

Technoversal Leadership for Biodiversity and Climate

Unsustainable

If we wish to change the destiny of our planet, we must change businesses. And if we want to transform businesses into this course, we must change leaders.

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.

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.

Mapping project aims to boost biodiversity on England’s motorways and major A-roads network

Envirotec Magazine

National Highways and Manchester Metropolitan University aim to create “a highly detailed map of the habitats found alongside England’s busiest roads to help boost biodiversity” (image: drone photography of the M6 in Cumbria).

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

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

How using biodiversity indicators can improve conservation effectiveness

GreenBiz

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

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.

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

Strategic City Planning with Nature? Assessing Urban Biodiversity in San José, Costa Rica

The City Fix

Costa Rica is world-renowned for its biodiversity, and eco-tourism is a large contributor to the national economy and local livelihoods. Many visitors may catch only a glimpse of Costa Rica’s cities through a car window while being whisked between the. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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

Poor planning of renewables in Asia is hurting biodiversity, say conservationists

Eco-Business

But poor planning is placing areas of high biodiversity at risk. Asia is braced for rapid renewable energy deployment as the region starts to shift away from fossil fuels. A new tool could help developers avoid killing birds

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

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

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.

Humanity at crossroads, biodiversity report cards warn

Eco-Business

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

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.

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity

GreenBiz

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity. Funding biodiversity (31:14). William Ginn, author of the new book " Valuing Nature ," talks with Associate Editor Deonna Anderson about ways the private sector can address biodiversity. Biodiversity.

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.