Business

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Business” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Iruka
IUCN Goodwill Ambassadors are prominent individuals who are passionate about the environment and use their talents to  amplify IUCN’s message and support IUCN’s quest for 'a just world that...
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Patron of Nature
IUCN founded the Patrons of Nature in 2010 to rally global leaders and mobilize resources in support of  the Union’s vision of a just world which values and conserves nature. Patrons of Nature...
As a child, Firushan would often go to the beach to play. Back then, the beach used to be covered in leaves that were swept there from the streets.
“The sand, the sea and the leaves made everything look beautiful and natural,” recalls Firushan. As Firushan got older, he noticed that items like empty water and soft drink bottles, food wrappers...
A walkway in Eifel nature park in Belgium
14 November 2017, 12:00 – 13:30 IUCN Pavilion at UNFCCC COP23, ''Bonn Zone'', Bonn
             By conserving nature and sustainably managing and restoring ecosystems, nature-based solutions (NbS) are a crucial part of the toolbox for...
Journalists participated in a press trip in Ca Mau National Park
In the framework of Ha Long – Cat Ba Alliance, funded by the United State Agency for International Development (USAID), IUCN will hold a media talk...
Time and location: Ha Long city – 29 & 30 Jan 2018 and Cat Ba – 31 Jan 2018 Participants: journalists, lecturers and students of journalism universities in Ha Noi City, Hai Phong and...
The latest news from the IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme
All the latest business and biodiversity news straight to your inbox: sign up to receive bi-monthly newsletters by email. Read the latest issue Building Bridges 2017 - Issue 4 Building...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....
Transparency is one of the four core principles of IUCN-led Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (ISTAPs). Therefore, the Rio Doce...
In 2017 Agenda for the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and panel meetings - 25 September - 3 October 2017 Summary report of the 1st Rio Doce Panel site visit and meetings - 25 September - 3...
Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panels (ISTAPs) are a valuable tool for delivering technical advice, particularly when addressing...
For more than a decade, IUCN has developed and refined the ISTAP model to provide companies and other stakeholders with objective, credible and robust technical advice. While an ISTAP approach...
Bringing together concrete producers and civil society representatives
Stakeholder Consultation Process for the Concrete Sustainability Certification scheme IUCN is working with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability...
Cerrado das Aquas Consorcio
The Consórcio Cerrado das Aguas (Waters of the Cerrado Consortium) in Brazil's Minas Gerais State is an initiative by coffee growers, producers...
The Cerrado region is located in the country's central highland plains and is a major source of water for Brazil.  The Consortium’s pilot site in the Feio River watershed in Minas Gerais is...
Biodiversity offsets in Madagascar
Gland, Switzerland - IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and The Biodiversity Consultancy (TBC) launched the first-ever global...
A preliminary analysis of the publicly available data gathered from more than 198 countries shows that government policies on biodiversity offsets have doubled in the last 15 years.  More...

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