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The latest news from the IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme
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For businesses aiming to achieve net gains for biodiversity
Guidelines   IUCN Review Protocol for Biodiversity Net Gain                                   ...
IUCN and Shell have agreed to work together to address key conservation challenges, including focusing on rehabilitating the Mesopotamian marshlands...
  In the Majnoon oil field in southern Iraq, IUCN is working with Shell, Wetlands International and others to help ensure that oil and gas development does not cause harm to the country’s...
Chair - Kristen Walker Painemilla (visit Chair's page here)  Deputy Chair - Ameyali Ramos Ameyali Ramos ( Mexico) is an environmental geographer who specializes in indigenous...
The 2017 Annual Meeting
"Responsive and Responsible Leadership" is the overall theme of this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, taking place from 17-...
Here is an overview of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), along with some of the highlights. Prior to the start of the Annual Meeting WEF released its Global Risk...
Bellagio Action Agenda calls for more landscape partnerships with the private sector
  In recent years, there has been rapidly growing interest from the food industry and agribusiness in ‘sustainable landscapes’. Leading companies have begun new placed-based partnerships...
Valuing nature
Under the theme, "Better Decisions for a Better World," the 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital will take place from 27-28 November in...
Experts from IUCN, the Natural Capital Coalition, Green Economy Coalition, UN Environment and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will be joined by representatives from business,...
Planet at the Crossroads: IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawai’i September, 2016
Business in dialogue with up to 8,000 stakeholders We all know that a collaborative approach is required to solve the complex environmental and conservation issues that we face today. At the IUCN...
Supporting an independent advisory panel to help restore the Niger Delta   In 2012, in response to a request from Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. (SPDC), IUCN...
IUCN's Business and Biodiversity Programme at work
A snapshot of the IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme's latest activities.
Transforming business practices is key to building a sustainable future. IUCN’s Business and Biodiversity Programme is committed to working with strategic partners and coalitions that draw...
Women building a hut
Why a focus on natural resource governance? Natural resource governance refers to the norms, institutions and processes that determine how power and responsibilities over natural resources are...
Rio Doce Panel
IUCN is leading a new Independent Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel that will provide advice on the environmental and social restoration...
In November 2015, the failure of the Fundão tailings dam at the Samarco mine in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, resulted in severe environmental, economic and social damage, as well as 19 deaths....

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