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Inഀ this issue  

  • Downloadഀ the presentations from the 2017 National Biodiversity & Businessഀ Indaba
  • National events, publications & news

·       International events, publications & news

 

Otherഀ News

The DEA-NBBN publication entitled “Overview of currentഀ approaches and practices of South African businesses to the mainstreamingഀ of biodiversity: a preliminary baseline assessment” can be downloadedഀ by clicking here.

 

 

 

Contactഀ us

For further information on the NBBN or related activitiesഀ please contact:

Shelley Lizzio
ഀ Manager: National Biodiversity and Business Network
ഀ Endangered Wildlife Trust
ഀ W + 27 11 372 3600 | Ext 64 | 

F + 27 11 608 4682 | 

C + 27 72 210 2085
ഀ Email:
shelleyl@ewt.org.za |ഀ Web: www.ewt.org.za

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Welcome to the November 2017 issue of theഀ National Biodiversity and Business Network (NBBN) newsletter

To distribute anyഀ biodiversity and business relevant information to the network in the nextഀ newsletter, please forward the information to Shelley Lizzio (shelleyl@ewt.org.za) byഀ the 30 November 2017.

 

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PRESENTATIONSഀ NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

2017ഀ NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY &ഀ BUSINESS INDABAcid:image002.jpg@01D27B90.4838BA30

Theme:ഀ Biodiversity for Better Business

24 & 25ഀ October 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa

Click here to download theഀ 2017 National Biodiversity and Business Indaba presentations.

 

This event was proudly brought to you by:

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National events, publications & news

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It’s economicallyഀ beneficial for SA to protect its natural capital. Healthyഀ natural landscapes such as veld, wetlands, rivers, and estuaries acrossഀ South Africa generate value to the economy amounting to at least R275ഀ billion per year, a new study by economists at the University of Capeഀ Town (UCT) has found. To read more clickഀ here.

Enter yourഀ organisation or nominate another worthy eco-champion for an Eco-Logicഀ Award. The Eco-Logic Awards, hosted by The Enviropaedia,ഀ recognise and promote those individuals, organisations, products andഀ services that are helping to create a sustainable environment andഀ society. To read more clickഀ here.

 International events, publications &ഀ news

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The Network forഀ Business Sustainability reviews the latest insights into effectiveഀ reporting. Discover how organizations communicate the rightഀ information at the right time to the right stakeholders. To read more clickഀ here.

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Moving Ahead withഀ REDD+ to Combat Climate Change. The climate changeഀ mitigation programme, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forestഀ Degradation (REDD+) is maturing as countries build the necessary systemsഀ to reap the results-based rewards of participation. But, much work andഀ fresh challenges lie ahead as countries move from readiness toഀ implementation. Clickഀ here.

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IPBES Launchesഀ Primers on Upcoming Assessments. The Intergovernmentalഀ Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)ഀ has launched a series of primers. The short briefing documents containഀ key information about the five landmark assessments set for launch at theഀ sixth annual session of the IPBES Plenary, to be held in March 2018, inഀ Medellín, Colombia. Clickഀ here.

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ESP9 Worldഀ Conference in Shenzhen, China from 11-15 December 2017

Registration for theഀ Ecosystem Services Partnership has opened and is possible until 26ഀ November. For more information clickഀ here.

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2017 World Forum on Naturalഀ Capital

Bookings are now open for the 2017ഀ World Forum on Natural Capital, 27ഀ – 28 November. Policy-makers and senior decision-makers from business,ഀ finance, government and civil society are expected to descend on theഀ capital of Scotland, to engage in two days of dynamic and interactiveഀ parallel sessions and networking. For more information click here.

 

 

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