LIFE Institute

Established in 2009, LIFE Institute promotes the engagement of the business sector to improve sustainability management focusing on the maintenance of biodiversity.

Responsible for the development and management of LIFE Methodology, LIFE Institute is recognized and supported by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and it is in line with the Aichi Goals and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Through LIFE Methodology and Certification, organizations establish a direct commitment to the global objectives of biodiversity conservation. The Methodology provides strategic guidance to organizations to ensure the effectiveness of their conservation actions and also enables them to objectively quantify their impacts on the environment.


To recognize and add value to private and public institutions that develop actions in favor of biodiversity conservation.


To be internationally recognized as a reference in promoting  integration between business and biodiversity conservation.