News & Events
Find the latest insights and events from around the world related to capitals. Articles featured are not necessarily endorsed by the Coalition team or Coalition organizations.
How can businesses align the regeneration of nature and ecosystems with business goals and positive bottom-line outcomes?
Find out at the inaugural VERGE Nature Forum, taking place 24 Oct in San Jose, CA, hosted by @GreenBiz.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3nZtWO4
In this month’s newsletter:
📣 Join our #COP15 business advocacy campaign
📚 Read our latest reports on value accounting methodologies & conceptual sustainability frameworks
✍️ Sign up to be part of our #COP15 business delegation
Read on: http://bit.ly/3UKG9pf
@economistimpact 2nd Annual Sustainability Week: Countdown to COP27.
Join a week of practical & innovative sessions to accelerate & transform your climate and sustainability goals.
Register today: http://bit.ly/3dMVrc2
🚨 $1.9 Trillion Warning Over Biodiversity:
New report says $1.9 trillion now at stake as biodiversity loss intensifies nature-related risks at an alarming rate.
http://bloom.bg/3rkcBkE via @BloombergUK
“It’s not just about nature & climate. We have to put people at the heart of it. People are central to the solutions to securing an equitable, nature-positive, carbon neutral future.”
@Mark_Gough speaks at #ESGSpain2022 about why businesses must act to reverse nature loss.
Join us at shortly at the ESG Spain 2022: Corporate Sustainability Forum!
Our CEO @Mark_Gough will be speaking about the business response to environmental challenges.
📺 Livestream here: http://bit.ly/3ft7UT4
Half of World’s Bird Species in Decline as Destruction of Avian Life Intensifies:
@BirdLife_News State of the World’s Birds report warns human actions & climate crisis putting 49% in decline, with 1 in 8 bird species under threat of extinction.
@BfNCoalition and @CapsCoalition have developed a statement for companies to sign to give policymakers the confidence to assess and disclose their impacts and dependencies on nature
Sign up for COP15 business statement #MakeitMandatory
Deadline: 18 October
US Lobster Put On ‘Red List’ To Protect Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales:
Lobster pots have become such an entanglement threat to the survival of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales that they have been “red-listed” to avoid.
Farmers To Be Paid More To Protect Nature:
Wales introduce major reforms to agriculture that would see farmers paid to help protect nature & fight climate change.
Barbados Commits to Ambitious Ocean Conservation:
A new project will unlock $50 million to help Barbados protect up to 30% of its marine ecosystems.
Read on: http://bit.ly/3BHAE1A via @nature_org
📣 New report!
Our latest publication from the provides a navigation through value accounting methods 🧭
Users can find the right approach for them & be guided to take action for nature, people & society by valuing their impacts & dependencies.
One month to go before the European #BusinessNatureSummit!
Check out the new wave of speakers that will take you on a journey to #NaturePositive 🌱
📝 Last 50 seats for business left! Register now: https://bit.ly/3QY7IrO
📣 Draft technical guidance from @SBT_Network for companies to set science-based targets for nature – beginning with freshwater – is now out for public comment.
To catch up on the webinar & find out more👇http://sciencebasedtargetsnetwork.org/news/events/sbtn-public-consultation-webinar/
Indigenous Conservation Is Key To Protecting Wilderness in Canada:
New report from @WWFCanada identifies wilderness areas for conservation, noting ecosystems in Indigenous protected & conserved areas should be given high priority for protected status.
Can A Vital Statistic Help To Save The Planet?
🇺🇸 US government aims to quantify the cost of ecological degradation in a plan to understand the country’s natural assets.
http://econ.st/3f9519I via @TheEconomist
We must save our life support systems.
The time to act #ForNature is NOW to deliver an equitable, #NaturePositive & net zero future for all.
At #UNGA , voices from across civil society tell us why #COP15 provides an opportunity to secure a world where we value nature & people.
Great to see the UK 🇬🇧 & Ecuador 🇪🇨 leading the launch of the 10 point plan for financing biodiversity!
Momentum must continue through to #COP15 this Dec to ensure an equitable Global Biodiversity Framework is agreed, for a #NaturePositive future.
Countdown to #COP15 event, closed by @ZacGoldsmith last night. One day closer towards achieving a successful (and essential) Global Biodiversity Framework in Canada in December 2022.
Biodiversity Quickly Rises Up The ESG Investing Agenda:
The next big theme in responsible investing: biodiversity, without which the planet has “no route to net zero”.
http://on.ft.com/3xFrnGi via @FT
Great leadership at the high-level event during #UNGA last night, with @GSK publicly supporting mandatory assessment & disclosure of impacts & dependencies on nature.
Join leading companies & sign the #COP15 business statement today to #MakeItMandatory: http://bit.ly/3cSLFoD
“We support mandatory requirement for all large companies to assess and disclose their impacts and dependencies on biodiversity by 2030, as part of a transformative #COP15 agreement.”
– Lisa Martin @GSK speaking at high-level event during #UNGA77
🚨BREAKING: Countries from around the world have launched a 10-point plan to finance nature’s protection, conservation, restoration and sustainable use.
It will support developing countries to transition to nature recovery: http://nature.ly/3Sm5uDW
Live in 1 hour!
Join the Countdown to #COP15 High Level Event:
🕖 7pm EDT
Leaders will meet on the sidelines of #UNGA to reaffirm their commitments to #nature & people. We must secure an agreement to save our life support systems 🌳🌊🏔️🏜️
Leaders must agree a strong & ambitious framework for nature at #COP15 for people & planet.
This evening, Heads of State and other leaders gather on the sidelines of #UNGA to show they mean action for tackling biodiversity loss.
Watch the event live: http://bit.ly/3xpvrdH
What is Natural Capital Accounting – and how can it be applied by farmers to help conserve and protect nature and wildlife? 🌽👩🌾🦋
Explainer video from @NatCap_Irl
JOIN US TODAY:
For a high-level leaders’ livestreamed event on the sidelines of #UNGA , building momentum for nature ahead of the CBD’s #COP15 later this year.
We need to reverse nature loss, protect #30by30 and secure a #NaturePositive world.
We need an equitable & sustainable transition to a #NaturePositive economy to enhance #climate action & achieve the SDGs.
#UNGA gives leaders a clear moment ahead of #COP15 to set the roadmap and take action #ForNature & people.
We are delighted to be a partner for the @SELINAHorizonEU project!
SELINA is a 5 year 🇪🇺 collaborative project aiming to pave the way toward the transformative societal change required to achieve ambitious nature goals such as the EU Green Deal.
Scientists Develop AI That Can Listen To The Pulse Of A Reef Being Restored:
New study finds soundscapes can be used to:
📈 Track reef recovery
🐠 Distinguish which reefs are healthy
Help identify & target degraded reefs for restoration
http://bit.ly/3BFSLW3 via @mongabay
Our businesses, economies & societies all depend on nature 🌍
To achieve an equitable, #NaturePositive & net-zero future we need mandatory assessment & disclosure on nature. Voluntary action is not enough.
✍️ Sign the statement today to #MakeItMandatory: http://bit.ly/3LvRHZn
What is natural capital?
Natural capital is the stock of natural resources which store & provide benefits to people 🌱🌊🐝
These benefits must be included & valued in decision-making to secure a #NaturePositive future for people & planet.
Find out more: http://bit.ly/3RN3OU5