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Water Diplomacy (WADI)
Project title: Water Diplomacy: Making Water Cooperation Work; Technical support for the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) region case-study (WADI) Location: China, Bhutan, India and Bangladesh...
Management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin
Project title: Medium to long-term multi-sector and multi-stakeholder strategy and action plan for the management and conservation of the Kelani River Basin Location: Western, Central and...
Guidelines and case studies for businesses active in the agriculture sector
Guidelines No Net Loss and Net Positive Impact Approaches for Biodiversity : Exploring the potential application of these approaches in the commercial agriculture and forestry sectors...
The Business Case
Why is safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystems important for business?
Today, businesses are facing a number of challenges that are directly linked to nature, which in turn impacts their bottom line. These issues include water scarcity, climate change, habitat change,...
World Heritage Convention
IUCN-ICMM relationship: Towards more effective implementation of the World Heritage Convention
In 2011, IUCN, ICMM, Shell International and JP Morgan Bank launched a project to: Critically evaluate the relationship between UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the extractive industries...
Valuing tropical forest conservation in Madagascar
Rio Tinto commissioned the IUCN Economics Programme to assess the social costs and benefits of conserving Madagascar’s Tsitongambarika forest. The work started in 2009, and was completed...
Key features of the collaboration
Nespresso agreement highlights
Key features of the five year programme of work between IUCN and Nestlé Nespresso SA are detailed below: 1. Overall purpose Overall purpose of this agreement is to enhance the way...
Investing in conservation and development
Reports Conservation finance : from niche to mainstream This report aims to identify financial product structures that have the potential to establish conservation finance in mainstream...
Guidelines and case studies for businesses in the Tourism sector
Guidelines Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels Integrating biodiversity considerations in planning and operational decisions for hotels and resorts is important not only for the...
Guidelines for businesses active in the Apparel sector
Guidelines Biodiversity risks and opportunities in the apparel sector This report aims at providing a better understanding of the relationship between the apparel sector value chains and...
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