IUCN Pan-European Newsletter 15: Business and Biodiversity

01 February 2008 | Downloads - publication

This newsletter issue focuses on Business and Biodiversity, with contributions from the World Business Council on Sustainable Development, WWF, the European Commission and the Portuguese Presidency of the EU.


  • Editorial (Tamás Marghescu, IUCN Regional Director for Europe)
  • WBCSD: Turning Challenge into Opportunity (Björn Stigson, President of the World Business Council on Sustainable Development)
  • WWF: Engagement is fruitful for both sides (Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud, Director of Business and Industry Relations, WWF)
  • The High Level Conference on Business and Biodiversity (Humberto D. Rosa, Secretary of State for Environment, Portugal and Mogens Peter Carl, Director General, DG Environment, European Commission)
  • Countdown 2010: A new way of doing business (Sebastian Winkler, Head of Countdown 2010)
  • Biodiversity Offsets (Kerry ten Kate, Director, Business and Biodiversity Offsets Program, Forest Trends)
  • Protecting the riverbank forests of Moldova (Andrei Dumbraveanu, Aurel Lozan and Teodor Glavan)
  • IUCN Member: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • News from IUCN Europe
  • Calendar of Events