Global Nature Fund - Projects in the Unit Business & Biodiversity
 

Our Projects in the Unit Business & Biodiversity

 

Biodiversity-Management

 
 
 Green instead of Gray – Industrial Parks in Transition (Phase II)

Green instead of Gray – Industrial Parks in Transition (Phase II)

Colorful and lively industrial areas – this is no contradiction. Numerous measures already show their positive effect on flora and fauna, buzzing insects and native plants feel at home even between industrial buildings. Now other areas and above all nature are benefiting from the knowledge and experience gained.

 
 
 Biodiversity-Oriented Design of Business Premises

Biodiversity-Oriented Design of Business Premises

In the Europe-wide LIFE BooGI-BOP project, the project partners will raise the understanding that biodiversity-oriented design of business premises improves the protection and increase of biodiversity at local level and at the same time improves the working climate and well-being of personnel.

 

Business Sectors

 
 
 Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions

Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions

In order to counteract the progressive loss of insects in the German landscape, it is urgently necessary to improve the living conditions for insects and biodiversity in general. With the concept of Insect Responsible Sourcing Regions, ways and solutions for a trend reversal are developed and implemented.

 
 
 Network Natural Rubber

Network Natural Rubber

Common goals and discussions on the sustainable production of natural rubber are an important basis for dialogue between society, companies and experts. In the project 4 round tables are held to discuss the various aspects of sustainability of natural rubber along the supply chain.

 
 
 Natural Capital in the Hospitality Industry

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Natural Capital in the Hospitality Industry

Valuations of natural capital serve as an aid in identifying dependencies and effects of or on natural capital. In order to carry out these assessments, data are collected and evaluated. In addition to companies, associations, stakeholders and initiatives as well as consumers in the hotel and catering industry are also involved.

 
 
 Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

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Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

The objective of the EU-wide project “Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry” is to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry by supporting standard-setting organizations and companies with procurement requirements to include efficient biodiversity criteria into their schemes.

 
 
 Biodiversity-friendly Spice Production in India

Biodiversity-friendly Spice Production in India

The focus of the pilot measure is on spice cultivation in the Western Ghats, based on Biodiversity Action Plans for the cultivation of pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and cinnamon as well as for chilli, local biodiversity is taken into account.

 

Value of Nature

 
 
 Investments for Forest and Biodiversity Conservation

Investments for Forest and Biodiversity Conservation

Private and public capital flows have a significant impact on ecosystems and the climate. Green investment schemes are becoming increasingly popular. But what should investors look for in investments? And what are current challenges for providers? These are the questions addressed by the current project.

 
 
 Analysis of Forest Landscape Restoration Initiatives

Analysis of Forest Landscape Restoration Initiatives

The study aims to provide an overview of existing landscape restoration initiatives with a focus on forests, their objectives and stakeholders. On the basis of a catalogue of criteria and on-the-spot case studies, the local measures of the initiatives are examined for their social and ecological impact.

 

Networks & Knowledge

 
 
 European "Business & Biodiversity" Campaign

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European "Businnes & Biodiversity" Campaign

The campaign aims to engage business leaders in actively increasing efforts to protect and preserve ecosystems. The integration of biodiversity management into business strategies should counteract the mass extinction and depletion of natural resources.

 
 
 Stefan Hörmann

Contact Person

Stefan Hörmann
Head of Business and Biodiversity

GNF Office Bonn 

Phone: +49 228 184 86 94 11

E-mail: hoermann@globalnature.org