CBD News: As we all know, the business and environment communities were historically not close allies. It was long believed that economic growth could not be compatible with a healthy environment. Thankfully, that has changed. We now know that the conservation and sustainable use of ocean resources is not a barrier to economic growth, but that it makes perfect business sense.
CBD Information Channel • November 29, 2017, 12:00 am
CBD News: Dr. Cristiana Pasca Palmer, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, hosted a breakfast discussion on 16 November 2017 on the margins of the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event encouraged invited guests to champion actions that achieve multiple outcomes at the national, regional and global levels - particularly on poverty eradication, climate change, disaster risk reduction, land degradation and desertification, and biodiversity goals, by acting to conserve, sustainably use and restore biodiversity and ecosystems.
CBD Information Channel • November 27, 2017, 12:00 am