Businesses on board – for biodiversity

18 October 2010 | Audio

Finding ways for businesses to become more involved in helping to halt and reverse the current loss of biodiversity will be the main focus of the International Business and Ecosystems Dialogue, which will take place on Tuesday 26th Oc tober in Nagoya, Japan. The dialogue coincides with the 10th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Nagoya, which will set targets for the next ten years to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss.

Juan Marco Alvarez, Director of IUCN’s Economy and Environmental Governance Group and Head of IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme, talks about the importance of businesses in delivering the post-2010 biodiversity targets.