1 April 2010._ The IUCN Regional Office for Pan-Europe with PricewaterhouseCoopers, European Nature Conservation Centre (ECNC), European Landowners’ Organization (ELO) and Blue 4You – on behalf of the European Commission – will establish and make operational the European Business and Biodiversity Platform (B@B platform). …
01 Apr 2010 | News story
12 Mar 2010 | News story
Pour répondre aux inquiétudes soulevées par une partie des membres de l’UICN quant à l’engagement de l’UICN auprès du secteur privé, le Secrétatriat de l’UICN a établi une procédure de règlement des griefs destinée à recevoir, consigner et résoudre les griefs.
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05 Mar 2010 | News story
IUCN, Shell and Packard Foundation host workshop “Towards Harmonization for Biofuel Sustainability Standards”
As part of an ongoing collaboration to promote the implementation of more sustainable biofuels, IUCN and Shell, working with ProForest and The Packard Foundation convened stakeholders of a number of certification schemes, including secretariat and Board members as well as industry and civil society representatives. The workshop was held to discuss areas of synergy and opportunities for harmonization of standards and certification schemes that may apply to biofuels. …
05 Mar 2010 | News story
23 Feb 2010 | News story
IUCN and the fishing industry team up for promoting sound deepwater fisheries management in the high seas
22 Feb 2010 | News story
Participants at a jointly-hosted Shell-IUCN workshop identified alignment of policy and standards and information for land-use planning as areas to overcome implementation barriers to advance the sustainability of biofuel developments. …
04 Feb 2010 | News story
A survey of tourists and tour operators in the Egyptian Red Sea region shows that the industry often misperceives its clients’ environmental sensitivity, putting its own business at risk. Climate change is a growing threat to the tourism industry by making destinations less attractive and jeopardizing major sources of income. The awareness of tourists towards climate change and other environmental issues is likely to be a major driver of their future holiday choices.
29 Jan 2010 | News story
WBCSD and IUCN have renewed their relationship for another 4 years. We pose three questions to James Griffiths, the WBCSD Managing Director of the Ecosystems Focus Area, about the role of business in conserving biodiversity and his expectations for this new phase of the relationship.
WBCSD and IUCN have renewed their relationship for another 4 years. We pose three questions to James Griffiths, the WBCSD Managing Director of the Ecosystems Focus Area, about the role of business in conserving biodiversity and his expectations for this new phase of the relationship.…
19 Jan 2010 | News story