More than 200 Governments, Business, Bankers, and NGOs Join Call to Action for Biodiversity “Net Gain”

Over 200 individuals from conservation organisations, governments, companies and financial institutions have joined in a “Call to Action” for greater efforts to secure “Biodiversity Net Gain” in the context of development. The call to action was issued during Natural Capital Week, where the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) launched a new set of roadmaps and guidance for business and government to craft economic development strategies that result in an overall gain of biodiversity, rather than loss.

View the online press release here and the Call To Action here.

CFA partnering with BBOP for European Event – Reception for CFA Members and BBOP Attendees

The CFA is working with the Business and Biodiversity Offset Programme (BBOP) to support the upcoming conference called: Working for Biodiversity Net Gain: Taking stock and prospects for the future that will be held in Paris during the Natural Capital Week – November 27th.  There will be a reception open to all CFA members (RSVP required) from 5:45 to 7:15pm at Caisse des Dépôts 15 quai Anatole France, 75007 Paris, followed by a group dinner for interested parties nearby. 
During the workshop that day, the CFA will host a breakout session entitled “Financing Biodiversity Net Gain” that will include a presentation by CFA Executive Director, David Meyers, called Building expertise in finance for net gain: the Conservation Finance Alliance and a presentation entitled Options and financing mechanisms for mitigation including offsets by CFA Ex Co Member Ray Victurine.  That session is open to attendees only.  You can download the full agenda for the BBOP meeting on November 27th, and register to attend using the email provided at this link (paid).  See the full range of events and conferences at the Natural Capital Coalition Website.