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Sustainable use of the natural heritage

Natural capital and existing market mechanisms for the sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystems have been the protagonists chosen to close the collection on Sustainability and Natural Heritage Notebooks, by Santander Foundation. Ecoacsa participates in this work entitled: Sustainable use of the natural heritage, with a chapter on “Habitat banks and markets”.

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UN calls all countries to declare a state of climate emergency until the world has reached carbon neutrality

Coinciding with the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement, António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, has called for the entire world to declare a “state of climate emergency”. In his opening message to the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, Guterres called on governments around the world to “declare a state of climate emergency in their countries until the world has reached carbon neutrality.”

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Conama Meetings: What recovery do we want?

The next National Environment Congress (Conama) will take place from April 19 to 22, 2021, but until then, Conama Foundation’s team has organized Conama Meetings in 2020. These are spaces for reflection and debate with the participation of nearly 70 experts from different fields.

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Connecting with the Natural Capital Accounting Latin American Community

Collaborating and establishing bridges in order to learn and share knowledge is one of our top priorities in Ecoacsa. Recently, we have joined the Latin American Natural Capital Accounting Community (ComLAC), whose members meet every month to expand their experience on the application of natural capital accounting approaches to inform sustainable management decisions of the natural environment.

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LIFE certification, seal of innovative leadership of companies that are committed to the new economy

The continuous challenge in the search for sustainability represents an increasingly relevant demand in the management of companies. A group of Brazilian companies committed to moving towards a new sustainable economy have opted for the LIFE Certification to highlight the important role that the business sector plays in conserving natural capital. The LIFE Methodology and Certification have been adapted to Europe by Ecoacsa, and the first pilots will begin with leading Spanish companies next November.

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34 examples of green economy

The Spanish Green Growth Group has published 34 examples of green economy, a compendium of successful business cases aligned with a sustainable development model that contributes to competitiveness, job and value creation for companies and society as a whole. The document collects various examples of the 34 GECV members that represent a determined commitment to advance towards sustainability, decarbonization, the integration of nature into decision-making, the promotion of collaboration, innovation and the circular economy.

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