The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will help advance the aims of The Lion’s Share Fund, an initiative co-founded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to encourage greater private sector investment in biodiversity conservation.
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Genuine resilience in the recovery from Covid-19 will only be achieved if there is concerted action to reverse biodiversity loss, ICC Secretary John W.H. Denton AO has stated in a message to today’s United Nations Summit on Biodiversity.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has joined forces with global leaders in a pledge to Reverse Biodiversity Loss by 2030 for Sustainable Development.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) joined over 3,000 participants at the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum to strengthen environmental initiatives among the private sector.
As the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) opens here today, world business is committed to help create an international framework, supple enough to safeguard biodiversity and promote its sustainable use, the International Chamber of Commerce said.
Any international regime governing access and benefit sharing for genetic resources should facilitate cross-border exchange of resources and encourage both private and public investment in bio-trade, experts from the breeding and bio-trade sectors told a conference this week.
An international regime on access and benefit sharing (ABS) of genetic resources must consider the wide variety of ways business sectors use these resources, the International Chamber of Commerce said today, speaking at the 9th Conference of the Parties (COP-9) of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD).
Annik Dollacker, Head, International Affairs/Sustainability, Bayer Crop Science, and Michael Hauser, International Policy Director, Monsanto, have been appointed as the new co-chairs of ICC’s Task Force on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) under the ICC Environment and Energy Commission.