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Pollinators: the Commission’s action plan to stop their decline

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

02 May 2018
EVENTS
Save the date: B@B Annual Conference in Paris on the 29th of November
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12 June 2018
WORKSTREAM NEWS & WORKSHOPS
18th September 2018, Brussels (EIB offices): Workshop on Biodiversity Metrics for Business and Finance
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9 July 2018
FINANCE & INNOVATION WORKSTREAMS WORKSHOP
Innovators and financiers united to bridge the gaps between pro-biodiversity innovations and finance: workshop results!
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12 June 2018
ACTION PLAN
Pollinators: the Commission’s action plan to stop their decline
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12 June 2018
EVENT
SAVE THE DATE: 2018 CBD COP14 Business and Biodiversity Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
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9 July 2018
GUIDELINE
Measuring and managing environmental exposure: the Allianz guide on businesses risks arising from natural capital depletion
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9 July 2018
RESOURCE
The Convention on Biological Diversity has launched its Global Platform for Business and Biodiversity
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9 July 2018
REPORT
What are the gaps between what consumers want and what companies are doing to respect biodiversity? The UEBT has published its Biodiversity Barometer
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9 July 2018
POSITION PAPER
The future of the Common Agricultural Policy: how to reinforce biodiversity performance?
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9 July 2018
PROJECT
Viticulture and biodiversity: an EU project on knowledge sharing in Portugal, Spain, Germany and Turkey
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