Business

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Business” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Dr Randall Reeves has been re-appointed by IUCN as Chair of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel (WGWAP), which provides independent advice on the...
Dr Reeves has been engaged in marine mammal research and conservation for more than 40 years and has over 150 peer-reviewed publications on marine mammals, including gray whales. He is a long-time...
Research offers guidance on making mangrove conservation investments more sustainable and impactful
Mangroves are under threat globally due to land conversion, overexploitation, and other human-induced stressors. Various stakeholders, including governments and NGOs, have been working on the...
The IUCN India - ITC Ltd. partnership project on ‘Sustainable Agriscapes for the Future’ found that water bodies of the Kharagpur Agriscape cluster ...
In order to study the quality and nutritional value of water hyacinth compost, three pilots were initiated in Banbarsha village of Kharagpur cluster. To compare the compost quality with other methods...
IUCN founded the Patrons of Nature in 2010 to rally global leaders and mobilize resources in support of  the Union’s vision of a just world which values and conserves nature. Patrons of Nature...
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. SUSTAIN is a 10-year programme supporting inclusive green growth in Tanzania and Mozambique, with a particular focus on...
To some it may still come as a surprise that there is a strong link between sustainability and financial performance. A recent study 'From the stockholder to the stakeholder’ from the University of...
Islamabad, November 30, 2018   The Astola Island Ecological Baseline Study was on the cards of the Government. This was stated by Mr. Malik Amin...
On this occasion Mr. Malik said that local tourism is already picking up momentum in the country, but the Government was giving high priority to ecotourism. In this connection, he mentioned that...
Paris, France, 29 November 2018 (IUCN) – Businesses struggling to identify indicators to measure their environmental performance will benefit from a...
Many businesses are aware of the importance of measuring their impacts and dependencies on biodiversity, but how to apply existing frameworks and tools in a business context is often a challenge....
On 5th November 2018, Marriott Resort & Spa, the Tourism Authority of Thailand announced Merlin Beach as the winner of the Marine, Nature, and...
In partnership with IUCN and Sea Bees Diving, Marriott Resorts established the onsite Reef Education Center in 2016 to educate guests about reef ecosystems, marine life and proper reef etiquette. The...
Bangkok, Thailand, 27 November 2018 - Siam City Cement Group (SCCC Group) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with IUCN - International...
The three-year partnership also aims to protect limestone hills in the company’s quarrying sites, as well as surrounding areas in Thailand, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam, and contribute to sector-...
Over the last 18 months, IUCN, ICEM, and IWMI have been preparing a water-food-energy-environment (WFEE) nexus assessment of the Srepok, Sesan, and...
The draft report was presented at a workshop in Phnom Penh on November 19-20, 2018 with members of a regional Technical Advisory Group (TAG).  This was the fourth time that the TAG had met since the...
IUCN is a founding member of the Natural Capital Coalition, which has created a Natural Capital Protocol – a framework designed to help business...
If adopted at scale, the Natural Capital Protocol has the power to completely revolutionise the way that businesses make decisions. It acts as a magnifying lens to make natural resources, organisms...
From No Net Loss to Net Positive Impact, IUCN is promoting a net gain for biodiversity
IUCN's goal is to ensure landscape planning incorporates a mitigation hierarchy approach with a net gain target for biodiversity. This approach is key to delivering on the 2020 Aichi Targets for...

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