Strong alliance for biodiversity - Food for Biodiversity andBiodiversity in Good Company offer dual membership


Strong alliance for biodiversity - Food for Biodiversity and
Biodiversity in Good Company offer dual membership

On the occasion of World Biodiversity Day, 'Food for Biodiversity e.V.' and the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative e.V. are announcing their strategic partnership. Both initiatives are committed to the preservation of biodiversity as the basis of our economy and carry out joint activities. An attractive dual membership in both organizations is now possible for companies in the food industry.

Joint press release by Food for Biodiversity and 'Biodiversity in Good Company' initiative
March 3, 2024
Food for Biodiversity and the Biodiversity in Good Company Initiative announce a further step in their strategic partnership: Since the beginning of 2024, companies in the food industry have been able to apply for dual membership of 'Food for Biodiversity' and the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' initiative. The two organizations in Germany and Europe are committed to making economic activity more biodiversity-friendly and thus protecting biodiversity. Joint activities and mutual support have already been practiced for some time. The expanded cooperation is intended to promote this collaboration and the commitment of members and at the same time make participation in both organizations more accessible.
"I am delighted that bridges have been built here and that cooperation between the two organizations is being intensified," says Peter Zens, Chairman of 'Food for Biodiversity' and board member of the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' initiative. "Together, we have already been able to launch effective programs and activities that have a positive impact on the environment and raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity."

Joint commitment to biodiversity

'Food for Biodiversity' was founded exactly three years ago, on World Biodiversity Day 2021, with the aim of promoting sustainable food systems and thus preserving biodiversity. The 'Biodiversity in Good Company' initiative, a cross-industry corporate network, has been advocating for the protection of biodiversity since 2008 and is a founding member of 'Food for Biodiversity'.

Species extinction is one of the greatest challenges of our time

Alongside climate change, the loss of biodiversity is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The food industry depends on intact ecosystems and their services more than almost any other sector.
The 'Food for Biodiversity' industry initiative is committed to protecting biodiversity and contributing to the transformation of current food systems into sustainable and future-proof systems.
systems. The association currently has 30 members from various areas of the food sector: Companies in the food sector, environmental associations, standard organizations, scientific organizations and supporting members.
The activities of the cross-industry business network 'Biodiversity in Good Company' are aimed at building up biodiversity-specific expertise within companies and promoting exchange with experts. The initiative also aims to achieve greater relevance for a sustainable economy in dialog with politics and science.

Further information can be found on the Food for Biodiversity website.




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Global Nature Fund against extremism 

Our democracy is in danger

Uncertainties and threats around us are growing and the political climate in Germany and Europe has changed dramatically. In particular, the current developments in Germany over the past few weeks are very frightening. 


GNF is taking a stand

The Global Nature Fund (GNF) stands for democracy, freedom of opinion and fundamental human rights for all people and is committed to a liberal, cosmopolitan society. We categorically reject any form of extremist ideology as a pretext for hatred, exclusion, intolerance, racism, misanthropy or violence. In Germany and Europe, right-wing extremist groups are increasingly and deliberately stirring up fears - fear of foreigners, change or poverty - and inciting people and social groups against each other. We must take action against this and oppose this attack on democracy and basic social values with determination and solidarity. The primary goal of GNF - the protection of the environment and nature, sustainable development and the preservation of the basis of human life - also requires clear political demands and positions. The current complex crises, such as wars, climate and environmental problems and other natural disasters, can only be solved in a liberal and democratic social environment.


Act now

Fundamental values of our society are also under threat in Germany. Various local, state and European elections are due in 2024. This must be a call or all of us now. All people striving for peace, democracy, justice, tolerance, self-determination and human rights must act now and use all democratic instruments. Against racism, anti-Semitism and any other form of group-based misanthropy! For us, and future generations. (GNF, 02.02.2024)