IKEA and WWF renew partnership to accelerate action to enhance biodiversity

For nearly 20 years WWF and Inter IKEA Group have partnered to drive positive environmental impact within different industries, and today a renewed term of partnership until 2025 is announced. The partnership reaffirms the commitment to protect, manage and restore key landscapes, and enable a nature and climate positive value chain to also uphold the rights and needs of people. 2021 is an important year where decisions on a global biodiversity framework will be taken at the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference, CBD COP 15. The rate of global loss of…

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Search for Sustainable Goods Grows by 71% As ‘Eco-Wakening’ Grips the Globe

New global research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by WWF, shows a staggering 71% rise in popularity of searches for sustainable goods over the past five years, with continuing growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report titled “An Eco-wakening: Measuring global awareness, engagement and action for nature” shows a surge in consumer clicks for sustainable goods in high-income countries, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and Canada. However, the trend goes beyond these economies and is accelerating in developing and emerging ones – like…

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EV manufacturers and tech companies pledge to exclude ocean minerals from their supply chains

BMW, in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and joined by Samsung SDI, Google and Volvo Group, announced that it is committing to not use minerals mined from the ocean in their electric vehicle batteries. This announcement—which will make waves in the electric vehicle (EV) market—makes clear the rapid growth in EVs needed for tackling climate change does not need to be responsible for severe and irreversible damage to ocean biodiversity, fisheries and carbon stores.  By committing to excluding ocean minerals from their supply chains, these companies offer a…

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Birds Eye, iglo and Findus parent company, Nomad Foods and WWF announce partnership to promote sustainable agriculture and more sustainable ways of eating

Europe’s leading frozen foods company, Nomad Foods and WWF, the world’s leading conservation organisation, today announced a partnership that seeks to find agricultural solutions to the “triple challenge” of feeding a growing global population, while tackling the climate crisis and reversing biodiversity loss. The partnership will focus initially on two main projects centred around vegetable production. One, a blueprint for landscapes that can increase food productivity through “nature-positive” farming approaches; the other, dedicated to measuring the impact of biodiversity at farm level to target interventions and find new ways of…

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WWF teams up with global brands to show the emptiness of a #WorldWithoutNature

On World Wildlife Day (March 3, 2021) World Wildlife Fund (WWF) joined some of the world’s best-known companies, NGOs, and sports teams in removing animals and nature references from their branding in an action that aims to highlight the dramatic loss of biodiversity globally and the social and economic risks it poses. For the first time in its 60-year history, WWF will remove the iconic panda from its logo for the day, while more than 40 famous brands from around the world including AS Roma, Hootsuite, and OL Reign will…

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