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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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SMEs and Nature survey

The EU B@B Platform has launched a new SMEs and Nature survey with the Capitals Coalition, We Value Nature and the Enterprise Europe Network. The objective of the survey is to better understand how SMEs consider their relationships with nature, what type of support SMEs require and how this support should be implemented.

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Online event “Results of the We Value Nature natural capital pilot project in Cabo de Gata-Níjar, Spain”

On October 28 we present in a partner event organised in the framework of the EU Green Week the results of the We Value Nature pilot project on integration of natural capital in public and private sector decision-making for climate resilience and biodiversity in Cabo de Gata-Níjar (Spain) developed with Ecoacsa. We Value Nature is an EU Horizon 2020-funded three-year campaign (November 2018 – October 2021) supporting businesses and the natural capital community across Europe with the aim of making valuing nature the new normal for business. The campaign reinforces and boosts the work of the Capitals Coalition, helping businesses make smarter decisions that benefit themselves, society and the planet as a whole.

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