NetApp : Leading automotive manufacturers will measure progress based on data insights

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President & CEO: Takeshi Hashimoto) today announced its intent to participate in the industry-academia-government collaborative project to conserve marine biodiversity called ‘Ocean180,’ (Note 1) led by Professor Yasuhiro Kubota (Note 2) of the Biology Program, Marine and Natural Science Dept. in the Faculty of ScienceContinue Reading

Government and Private Sector Leaders Bring Focus on Biodiversity and Nature to COP26 | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

[co-author: Shawn Whites] As we previewed before the 26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26, or the “Conference”), ongoing international discussions have produced notable initiatives to protect natural capital and biodiversity while tackling the climate crisis. Those discussions are gainingContinue Reading

COP15 in China: businesses role in protecting biodiversity – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Zhang Bowen, Deputy Secretary-General, SEE Foundation As part one of the UN’s COP15 biodiversity summit ends in China, we look at what’s been achieved so far. Although progress has been madeContinue Reading

Trending: Beauty Brands Building Biodiversity, Better Packaging Solutions

Aveda and L’Occitane Group continue to raise the bar for beauty industry sustainability ambitions with new packaging innovations and a ‘nature-positive’ biodiversity strategy. Aveda piloting reusable shippers; launches industry-first paper-based, locally recyclable sample sachets Image credit: Aveda Aveda — a market leader in vegan, cruelty-free, plant-based, sustainable hair care —Continue Reading

Coral reef

­­COP26 may be garnering headlines, but it has an overlooked little sibling, COP15, which may prove to be every bit as important. Taking place in China in until October 24, COP15 focuses on biodiversity, which could become a new frontier in sustainable investment as it becomes clear that climate changeContinue Reading

What is the Kunming Declaration on Biodiversity Conservation?

We discuss China’s position on biodiversity conservation and impact on business activity in light of the international adoption of the Kunming Declaration at the first part of the COP15 virtual conference. The declaration may have felt rushed, but negotiations on more concrete proposals will take place in 2022, culminating inContinue Reading

COP15: Biodiversity Firmly Back on the Regulatory Agenda

October 12, 2021 Click for PDF From October 11 to 15, 2021, the most significant global biodiversity summit in over a decade convenes in Kunming, China.  The Kunming conference marks the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), andContinue Reading