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This website has been developed as part of a 3-year project to establish the B@B Platform. The contract supporting the work on the Platform has now come to an end and the European Commission is currently reflecting on the future scope and mandate of the Platform. In the short-term the contents of the website will therefore not be updated.
The future of the EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform
The EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform was launched three years ago in order to facilitate and promote actions by the business community in favour of biodiversity. IUCN and other partners were contracted to...Read more
OLI analyzes experiences and options for forest financing
The Organization Led Initiative (OLI) on Forest Financing convened to respond to requests from the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) to: analyze gaps and opportunities in forest-related financing; identify and propose options to overcome barriers to financing...Read more
Trade-off between tourism and the protection of an endangered species in Austria
EFTEC, a UK consultancy, has published a report describing the “innovative use of financial instruments and approaches to enhance private sector finance of biodiversity”. More recently, a study was conducted to calculate the trade-off between tourism and the protection of an endangered species...Read more