|Authors||PwC for the World Economic Forum|
Bio-positive, a briefing paper prepared by PwC for the World Economic Forum (WEF) looks at biodiversity loss, measures to halt it and the risks and opportunities for companies in five separate industry sectors. (Includes green circle of ecosystem services).|
In Nagoya (Japan), 193 parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed a new strategic plan to address biodiversity loss. This plan will speed up the development of national regulation and increase demands on a company.
This document is an output from the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ecosystems and Biodiversity, prepared by PwC’s Forestry and Ecosystems team, part of PwC’s global Sustainability & Climate Change Practice. Contributing PwC authors were Chris Knight, Will Evison, Jim Stephenson, Tim Boothman and Quiller Brooke with valuable inputs from Josh Bishop of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Stuart Anstee of Rio Tinto, Glenn Prickett of The Nature Conservancy, Pavan Sukhdev of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Green Economy Initiative, Pati Ruiz Corzo of the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve and Tom Watson of the World Economic Forum.