Holcim’s Biodiversity Management System (BMS) – a major outcome of the IUCN-Holcim Phase I agreement – aims to systematically integrate biodiversity considerations into the planning, operational and post-operational phases of its extraction operations.

Under the IUCN-Holcim Phase II agreement, the two organizations are working to implement the Biodiversity Management System within Holcim. This involves implementing the tools, building capacities and establishing relevant biodiversity impact indicators to monitor progress on the ground.

Specific activities include:

This work is supported by a Biodiversity Advisory Panel, which developed from the Independent Expert Panel set up under the IUCN-Holcim Phase I agreement.

Expected outcome: Effective implementation of the Biodiversity Management System within Holcim