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Launching new training program to help business increase investment in natural infrastructure

Honolulu, Hawai’i: 4 September 2016 – We’re excited to launch an online, free training course on Natural Infrastructure for Business (NI4Biz). This course will teach business leaders about the benefits of natural infrastructure projects. We hope it will lead to increased investment in nature-based solutions that are good for business, society and the environment. What […]

NI4Biz is live!

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the online platform, Natural Infrastructure for Business (NI4Biz), to increase awareness of the business opportunities in investing in ecosystems – or natural infrastructure – and scale up action. The ultimate objective of the initiative is that by 2020, companies systematically assess natural infrastructure options when investing […]

Natural infrastructure highlighted as a climate resilience solution

Speaking at the event “Nature Based Solutions for Climate Resilience – an EU perspective” held at the IUCN pavilion during COP21 in Paris, Peter White, COO, WBCSD, highlighted that ecosystem services can be used in an effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to conserve and expand carbon sinks. At the same time, the […]

GreenBiz: Dow and WBCSD team up on new natural capital tool

As the COP21 negotiations take place in Paris, it’s important to note that ecosystem services also can be used to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to conserve and expand carbon sinks. At the same time, the natural functions of ecosystems can support human life in the face of the negative effects of climate change, such […]