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Sustainable development was the central theme in a number of discussions in 2012 attracting both criticism and praise. Rio+20 moved political and society representatives alike from all over the world, it is now time to analyze and propose goals and solutions focusing on regional issues. In that context, on August 21st – 22nd at the […]

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On Saturday (16.06), CEBDS (Brazilian Business Council for Sustainable Development) invited LIFE Institute representatives for an informal chat. The mediator was Fernanda Gimenes, coordinator of the Thematic Chamber on Biodiversity and Biotechnology. Regiane Borsato and Marcelo Posonski from LIFE Institute technical department and Bianca Brasil from the Communications department joined the conversation. In a light-hearted […]

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The Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity have for some time been exploring ways to enhance private-sector collaboration in achieving the goals of the CBD. COP8 (Curitiba, 2008) mentioned for the first time in its decisions the imminent need of business sector involvement for the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. Since then, this […]

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LIFE Institute – in cooperation with CBD and CNI – organized the International Workshop on Business and Biodiversity as a paralel event to Rio + 20 Conference.

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On June 12th LIFE Institute and TECPAR signed the formal contract for the Accreditation process in Brazil. The partnership between these two organizations started during the pilot phase and played a key role in the fine tuning process of the Certification methodology. Organizations interested in obtain LIFE Certification can reach TECPAR and move forward on […]

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On May/2012 CBD released its latest edition of the Business and Biodiversity Magazine. This edition focused on Standards and Certification and LIFE Certification was one of the featured examples. On the link below you will have access to the magazine and read the full article.

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LIFE Institute held a side event during the Fourth Ad-Hoc Open Ended Meeting of the Working Group on Revision of Implementation – WGRI4 hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The meeting took place in Montreal and the main objective was to discuss and approve the reccommendations for COP 11 – Conference of the […]

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