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Driving biodiversity - Important for your business | COP15 Webinar

07 December, 2022 12:00 PM-01:00 PM

On the 7th of December The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), the Canada - United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and NLinBusiness, are hosting the webinar  “Driving biodiversity -important for your business | COP15.”

As an official network partner of NLinBusiness, all members of the Netherlands Business Council are invited to join.  

The COP15 will start in Montreal, Canada, where a new plan to address the nature crisis will be adopted. This CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework is seen as the nature equivalent to the 2015 Paris agreement on climate. Once adopted, the Framework will be translated into national policies, laws and regulations.

This webinar will explain:

  • Priorities for COP15;
  • What Framework will be adopted at COP15 and what it means for your business when translated into national policies, laws and regulations;
  • Why biodiversity should be high on your business radar;
  • What immediate action your business can take to help reverse nature loss.

Speakers include:

  • Alice Ruhweza, Africa Region Director at WWF
  • David Alfrey, Lawyer and Member of the Global ESG Board at Clifford Chance
  • Melissa Miners, Global Sustainability Senior Manager at Unilever
  • Farooq Ullah, Strategist at The B Team
  • Katie Fedosenko, Director, ESG Engagement at Teck Resources Limited 
  • Melissa Miners, Global Sustainability Senior Manager at Unilever 
  • Nynke Vries, Manager at PwC 
  • Robert Metzke, SVP & Global Head Sustainability at Philips
  • Nigel Bacon, CEO at Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce 

The event will be moderated by Scarlett Karoleva, Co-founder at Resourced.

Do you have questions about Biodiversity? Click here and we will make sure to answer your questions during the webinar.

Location: Online

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