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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

20 October 2017
PLATFORM NEWS
150 delegates gathered during the international conference in Frankfurt on 4&5 October
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20 October 2017
WORKSTREAM NEWS
Key conclusions of the ‘Biodiversity in Natural Capital Assessments’ workshop available
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20 October 2017
WORKSTREAM NEWS
Proceedings of the first meeting of the ‘Working Group on Innovation’ of the EU B@B Platform now available
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20 October 2017
OPEN CONSULTATIONS
Forest Products Sector Guide to the Natural Capital Protocol: Consultations running until end of the year
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20 October 2017
FINANCE
Rabobank and UN Environment announce $1 billion programme to kick-start the transition to a more sustainable food and agricultural sector
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20 October 2017
EVENTS
Take part in upcoming events on business, biodiversity and natural across the EU!
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7 July 2017
INTERVIEW
Interview with Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director for Natural Capital, DG Environment, European Commission
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