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IUCN led a multi-stakeholder process that created the first-ever Performance Standard for the aluminium industry.
In 2012, the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) was launched to foster greater sustainability and transparency throughout the aluminium industry. Two years later, in December 2014,...
Mission The mission of the Thematic Group on Sustainable Use and Management of Ecosystems (TG-SUME) is to explore how sustainable use can serve as a tool to manage, and where needed restore...
The Specialist Group on Local Economies, Communities and Nature focuses on how economic approaches can be used to explore the relationship between...
The initial focus of Specialist Group would be rural communities, including indigenous communities, and small island states and territories, operating at the subsistence/ household and hybrid...
Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP)   Chair   Kristen Walker Painemilla          Mandate 2017–2020...
IUCN and RWE examine the risks and opportunities of biodiversity management.
Objective of the engagement Germany’s energy utility, RWE and IUCN established a working relationship in 2013 with the aim of further integrating protection of biological diversity into the...
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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Helping Hugo Boss assess the risk to biodiversity in their operations and supply chain
  In 2015, IUCN and Hugo Boss agreed to collaborate to gain a better understanding of the dependence and impacts of the company’s main product value chains (apparel and accessories) on...
IUCN teams up with the International Olympic Committee for a conservation win.
Building on the successful collaboration during 2016, IUCN and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have signed a new four-year partnership. Under the agreement (2017-2020),...
Pimachiowin Aki, Canada
IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for five sites nominated for their outstanding natural values...
Five candidate sites for inscription IUCN agrees to five proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, providing this advice to the World Heritage Committee, which will take...
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On 22 May the global community marks ‘International Biodiversity Day’, celebrating the variety of life on earth. Yet, extinction risks range from...
The newly launched report from the Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme also identifies a series of global ‘hotspots’ where tensions over international waterways could rise over the...
Bellagio view
Bellagio, Italy, 31 May - 2 June, 2016 -- The future of sustainable agriculture goes beyond the fence, farm and even the supply chain, according to...
Hosted by EcoAgriculture Partners, IUCN, SAI Platform and the Sustainable Food Lab, a group of diverse leaders from business, government and civil society met from 31 May to 2 June at the Rockefeller...
European flags infront of European Commission, Brussels
EU Environment Ministers met earlier this week to advance the debate on issues related to wildlife trafficking, the circular economy and climate...
On Monday, 20 June 2016, EU Environment Ministers endorsed the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking. This Action Plan sets out a comprehensive list of actions to ensure a coordinated...

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