Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN provides knowledge products and tools to help businesses and policy makers adopt practices that conserve nature and generate benefits for people who depend on natural resources. Our products...
IUCN is helping Rio Tinto evaluate and improve its impact on the environment.
The IUCN and Rio Tinto collaboration began in 2010, and their shared work programme has included raising understanding in the areas of natural capital and ecosystem services, the mitigation hierarchy...
Following a five-year agreement between 2010-2015, IUCN and Rio Tinto have agreed to continue working together for another three-year period (2016-...
By working together, IUCN and Rio Tinto aim to draw on each other's experience and expertise to develop programmes and actions that will resolve on the ground mining issues contributing to improved...
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...
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 with...
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...
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 on the...
Basseterre, St. Kitts. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)...
IUCN and UN Environment have been supporting these efforts through this project “Advancing the Nagoya Protocol in Countries of the Caribbean Region”, for the last 2 years and will continue supporting...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
Caribbean, 20 June 2017 (IUCN) -The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN...
The two videos – a short two and a half minutes and longer 10 minutes production – introduce viewers to the Nagoya Protocol and what it will mean for them individually and the Caribbean as a whole.  ...
To most, it’s just a giant landfill – holding approximately 60,000 tonnes of waste. But to some of the locals of Trat province, the Had Ploy Dang...
Bordering Cambodia along the Cardamom Mountains, Trat province in Thailand comprises a number of islands with beautiful beaches and luscious coral reefs. Because it sits on a coastline, the province...
Join us in our yearlong video series, Voices on Forests, spotlighting the expertise of thought-leaders on the issues, ideas and facts around forests...
The nexus of people, sectors and organisations focussed on forests is complex and multifaceted, making it difficult to hear the individual gems of insight, advice and experience coming from the...

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