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Oppla: Coronavirus response

26 March 2020

With the ongoing spread of Coronavirus, we have taken the decision to implement our “remote working” procedure. This means that all of our team members are now working from home, but we are otherwise operating as normal.

We will continue to take sensible actions to minimise the potential...Read more

The natural capital crisis is a business crisis

18 March 2020

This blog by Richard Spencer, Director of Thought Leadership at ICAEW, originally appeared on We Value Nature.

The start of each year sees the publication of three annual business and risk reports: the WEF Global Risk Report , the PwC CEO Survey and the Edelman Trust Barometer . In 2020...Read more

EU B@B Platform Survey

7 January 2020

The EU B@B Platform has launched a short survey designed to strengthen its relevance for and engagement with EU businesses.

In preparation for a new Phase (2020-2022) in the platform’s activities, the EU B@B Platform team wishes to better understand how to meet users’ ambitions and needs...Read more

European Commission launches European Green Deal

12 December 2019

The European Green Deal , adopted on Wednesday 10 December, sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind.

Under the Paris climate agreement, the...Read more

€318 million available for new environment and resources projects

14 November 2019

Project proposals under the Horizon 2020 Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials, can now be submitted.

The Societal Challenge 5 Work Programme for 2018-2020 focuses on moving to a greener, more resource efficient and climate-resilient economy in...Read more

Call for Experts: pollinator conservation measures

31 October 2019

The EKLIPSE project is inviting experts from relevant fields and sectors to join a short-term expert working group exploring the impact of pesticide and fertiliser use on the effectiveness of other pollinator conservation measures .

The group, working from November 2019 to January 2020,...Read more

Playing our way to a greener city

10 October 2019

Guest article from Heidi Johansson, ERRIN & Spela Zalokar, ENOLL

In September, the UNaLab project took part in the Science Is Wonderful exhibition, which was organised as part of the EU Research & Innovation Days . The aim was on the one hand to present the UNaLab project to the...Read more

Nature-based solutions announced at Climate Action Summit

4 October 2019

At the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 UN chief António Guterres gathered the world’s political, business and civil society leaders in New York in an effort to jump start action on climate change.

Dozens of promises were made by governments, civil society and business. The promises were...Read more