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The EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform provides a unique forum for dialogue and policy interface to discuss the links between business and biodiversity at EU level. It was set up by the European Commission with the aim to work with and help businesses integrate natural capital and biodiversity considerations into business practices.
Read the EU B@B Platform’s Mission Statement.

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Why do businesses need to care about
natural capital and biodiversity?

Every business impacts and depends on natural capital to some degree and will experience risks and/or opportunities associated with these relationships. All of the impacts and dependencies create costs and benefits not only for the business, but also for society. The European Commission and the members of the EU B@B Platform agree that there is a lot to gain for nature and for businesses from better understanding the interdependencies between business activities and natural capital and biodiversity.

Workstreams

The EU B@B Platform works with pioneering companies to develop a set of business tools and approaches that integrate biodiversity considerations into business practice. Our work is focused across three separate thematic workstreams:

News & Insights

18 April 2017
PLATFORM NEWS
The EU B@B Platform makes some important changes: New governance structure, new membership type, new activities, and new features.
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18 April 2017
OPEN CALLS
The Innovation workstream published a new call. Look at the exciting work that is planned for this year and get involved!
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18 April 2017
PLATFORM NEWS – FINANCE WORKSTREAM
The Community of Practice met for the first time in Brussels with all its new community members.
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18 April 2017
INSIGHTS FROM THE FINANCE SECTOR
The SuMi TRUST Group released an interesting report on Natural Capital setting its initiatives for responsible investment and Natural Capital considerations to inform its supply chain policies.
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18 April 2017
MEMBER NEWS – FINANCE
Call for piloting the Finance Sector Supplement
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18 April 2017
PLATFORM NEWS – NCA WORKSTREAM
New collaborations under the NCA workstream
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18 April 2017
MEMBER NEWS – FINANCE
Innovative stress testing tool helps banks understand risk of loan default driven by drought
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