Biodiversity

Principal Solar and Diversity in Promotions Enter Into Strategic Partnership

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Diversity in Promotions Expected to Assist Principal Solar in Identifying and Capitalizing on Potential Procurement Opportunities

Key Points: 
  • "Our partnership with Diversity in Promotions has the potential to create meaningful new business opportunities for Principal," said K. Bryce "Rick" Toussaint, CPA, MBA, Chairman and CEO of PSWW.
  • "Our goal is to always develop sustainable relationships to which we deliver innovative solutions and meaningful value," said Rodney Woods, Diversity in Promotions' Chief Executive Officer.
  • "We plan to assist Principal Solar in scaling and maximizing any and all potential future opportunities.
  • Diversity in Promotions is a respected consulting firm focused on achieving organizational excellence through individual and team development.

Diverse Group of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resource Organizations Comes Together to Protect California's Pollinators

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:03pm

The Coalition is focusing on increasing the value working lands provide to our environment, to benefit biodiversity and farmers alike.

Key Points: 
  • The Coalition is focusing on increasing the value working lands provide to our environment, to benefit biodiversity and farmers alike.
  • Together, the goal is to increase collaboration between agriculture and conservation groups for the benefit of biodiversity and food production.
  • The California Pollinator Coalition is a big step forward in a journey of grower and conservation groups voluntarily demonstrating leadership."
  • Almond growers and many other farmers depend on pollinators to produce a crop and pollinators depend on us to provide safe habitat.

Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.’s Subsidiary, BAM Agricultural Solutions, Inc., and the National Black Farmers Association Expand Collaboration to Provide BAM-FX Product and Agronomy Support to Disadvantaged Farmers

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 8:07pm

This expanded collaboration will focus on working with disadvantaged farmers to bring the benefits of the Companys BAM-FX product and technology platform along with agronomy support to family-operated and smaller farms throughout America.

Key Points: 
  • This expanded collaboration will focus on working with disadvantaged farmers to bring the benefits of the Companys BAM-FX product and technology platform along with agronomy support to family-operated and smaller farms throughout America.
  • It has also demonstrated the ability to improve a plants resistance to biotic and abiotic stress factors.
  • I have seen the benefits of BAM FX not only on our farm, but also on our members farms.
  • The commercialization activities are being executed through ZGSIs two operating subsidiaries, BAM Agricultural Solutions, Inc. and Specialty Agricultural Solutions, Inc.
    About National Black Farmers Association, Inc.

ADM Announces New Policy to Protect Forests, Biodiversity and Communities

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

ADM (NYSE: ADM) today furthered its commitment to sustainable, ethical and responsible production with the release of a new Policy to Protect Forests, Biodiversity and Communities.

Key Points: 
  • ADM (NYSE: ADM) today furthered its commitment to sustainable, ethical and responsible production with the release of a new Policy to Protect Forests, Biodiversity and Communities.
  • We are fully committed to ending deforestation and to preserving biodiversity and water resources in our supply chain.
  • ADM is a founding member and signatory to the Amazon Soy Moratorium and the Para Green Protocol of Grains in Brazil.
  • Research findings and more information about ADMs Policy to Protect Forests, Biodiversity and Communities can be found at www.adm.com/sustainability/responsible-sourcing/our-commitment .

Eisai Awarded The New Diversity Management Selection 100

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 1:38am

This marks the first time to be awarded ever since Eisai was included in the New Diversity Management Selection 100 Program.

Key Points: 
  • This marks the first time to be awarded ever since Eisai was included in the New Diversity Management Selection 100 Program.
  • METI has been presenting a METI Minister's Award under the New Diversity Management Selection 100 Program since its inauguration in FY 2012 with the aim of widely introducing the advanced efforts of companies that link diversity promotion to management results and encouraging companies to engage in diversity management.
  • Eisai is working on the Diversity & Inclusion as a management strategy to sustainably realize the hhc philosophy no matter how the social environment changes.
  • * For more information on Eisai's Strategy for Talents Innovation, including its initiatives toward diversity at Eisai, please see Eisai Integrated Report.

Local and regional authority representatives say that they must not be pushed out of CAP management and delivery

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 12:03am

It asked the co-legislators to bring the CAP into line with the Green Deal objectives and to step up EU agricultural policy's environmental goals.

Key Points: 
  • It asked the co-legislators to bring the CAP into line with the Green Deal objectives and to step up EU agricultural policy's environmental goals.
  • The reformed CMO must become an effective instrument for stabilising agricultural markets ," said Guillaume Cros.
  • This is why we support the inclusion of the quantitative objectives of the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies in the CAP strategic plans.
  • To not leave anyone behind, the CAP should also take better account of social conditionality, as proposed by the European Parliament ."

The UN Global Compact, Lloyd’s Register Foundation and CNRS launch Safe Seaweed Coalition to drive a sustainable industry

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 1:00am

The Safe Seaweed Coalition is the first initiative to convene stakeholders from across the globe to unlock the full potential of seaweed to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Key Points: 
  • The Safe Seaweed Coalition is the first initiative to convene stakeholders from across the globe to unlock the full potential of seaweed to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Seaweed has a significant role in food security, climate change mitigation, supporting biodiversity in marine ecosystems and contributing to job creation and poverty alleviation.
  • The Safe Seaweed Coalition will facilitate multilateral collaboration to accelerate the seaweed industrys potential to address some of the worlds most pressing problems.
  • The Financial Times will host a public digital event to launch the Safe Seaweed Coalition on 17 March.

Trella & Nature Based Solutions Institute To Host Global Conference "Reimagining Future Cities The Green Way"

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 3:07pm

Cecil Konijnendijk, co-founder of NBSI, elaborated, "Climate change, a defining and pressing global challenge, requires coordinated and thoughtful solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Cecil Konijnendijk, co-founder of NBSI, elaborated, "Climate change, a defining and pressing global challenge, requires coordinated and thoughtful solutions.
  • Trella Urban Forestry Technology & Nature Based Solutions Institute present "Reimagining Future Cities The Green Way."
  • Conference registration available below:
    Trella Urban Forestry Technology ("Trella") is a U.S.-based, China-operated nature-based solutions company growing and providing tree-based solutions to meet China's fast-growing environmental initiatives and needs.
  • NBSI strives to be an internationally recognized institute for research, development, training, and policy advice within the fields of urban forestry and nature-based solutions.

EIA Applauds Newly Announced U.S. Bill to Tackle Global Deforestation; Urges Biden-Harris Administration to Support

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:54pm

Senator Brian Schatz revealed plans today to introduce legislation that would put in place import requirements for agricultural commodities associated with illegal deforestation.

Key Points: 
  • Senator Brian Schatz revealed plans today to introduce legislation that would put in place import requirements for agricultural commodities associated with illegal deforestation.
  • Around half of deforestation in the tropics, where most deforestation is occurring, is the result of illegal clearance for commercial agriculture.
  • We urge the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to get behind this groundbreaking initiative.
  • Deforestation plays a major role in climate change, biodiversity loss, pandemic risks, and human rights violations.

Unique study pinpoints key places to stem biodiversity loss in Canada’s south

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

The study, titled Southern Canadas crisis ecoregions: identifying the most significant and threatened places for biodiversity conservation, has been published internationally in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation.

Key Points: 
  • The study, titled Southern Canadas crisis ecoregions: identifying the most significant and threatened places for biodiversity conservation, has been published internationally in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation.
  • They are located in Canadas most heavily settled landscapes, where 70 per cent of people live.
  • To learn more, visit natureconservancy.ca
    Nine crisis ecoregions: The study identified these ecoregions to have among the highest scores for biodiversity and threat.
  • There are many places of high importance for biodiversity conservation, and several opportunities exist to protect, connect and restore key areas.