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Beyond the birds and the bees – How your business relies on biodiversity

Event date: February 04, 2021

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Event date: Thursday, 4 February, 12:30–13:15

If your business is based on Earth (and unless you are the International Space Station, then it probably is), it relies on biodiversity. Nature provides everything that our businesses need: from goods such as food, timber, minerals and fibre through to services such as clean air and water, waste decomposition and pollination. Depending on your line of work, your reliance on nature may be very apparent or be hidden deep in the value chain, but it will be there. Often those goods and services that are provided by nature are off the balance sheet and thus are assumed to be free. However, when there are global pressures on resources, whether it is water or lithium, through overexploitation or climate change, the availability of things you rely on can change, sometimes dramatically. And that sounds like the sort of unquantified existential risk to your business that would keep your finance director awake at night if she actually knew about it.

In this session, Stephanie Wray from Nature Positive will talk about how to identify the goods and services provided by nature that your business relies on, minimise your business risk and reduce your biodiversity footprint.

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