Nature-positive in agri-food value chains: the why and the how

Our global agri-food system faces an unprecedented challenge. It’s responsible for about a third of global greenhouse gas emissions and uses roughly 70% of freshwater, driving significant biodiversity loss and land-use change. With projections indicating a 50% increase in food demand by 2050, the system represents a substantial threat to our natural world. At the […]

Nature-based Solutions Blueprint

This Blueprint is a fundamental guidance on how companies can build business cases for using Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to address their challenges and opportunities – while also delivering positive impact on climate, nature and equity. Drawing on eight case studies from WBCSD members, this work lays out a six-stage process for companies to follow, from […]

WBCSD partners with leading pharmaceutical companies to develop a new ‘Roadmap to Nature Positive’

WBCSD in partnership with GSK is convening the pharma sector including AstraZeneca, Bayer, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Roche and Takeda, to develop an additional tool to the Roadmaps to Nature Positive series, focusing on the pharmaceutical sector. All businesses depend on and impact nature through their direct operations and/or value chains. To accelerate business contribution toward […]

COP28 Action Agenda on Regenerative Landscapes launched in Dubai

Leading food and agriculture organizations join forces to scale regenerative agriculture, partnering with 3,6 million farmers to accelerate the transition of over 160 million hectares to regenerative landscapes, with an initial investment of USD $2.2Bn. Dubai, UAE, 4 December 2023 – Today, at COP28 in Dubai, more than 25 leading agriculture and food players join forces […]

Roadmap to Nature Positive: Foundations for the agri-food system – landscape deep dives

Nature-related dependencies, impacts, risks and opportunities (DIROs) are highly local. Recognizing the inherent link between agriculture and the land, our guidance includes an initial series of “deep dives” into three distinct agricultural landscapes. A company with global exposure would likely determine that any of these landscapes – if part of their value chain –requires specific […]

Roadmap to Nature Positive: Foundations for the energy system

WBCSD’s Roadmap to Nature Positive: Foundations for the energy system serves as a guide to transform business practices and value chains and to ensure the energy system plays its part in halting and reversing nature loss by 2030 – the mission at the heart of the Global Biodiversity Framework.  This Roadmap aims to support companies […]

The Roadmap to Nature Positive: Foundations for the built environment system

The built environment system is responsible for 40% of global CO2 emissions, 40% of global resource use and 40% of global waste streams. It is set to double in size: the global population is expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050. This growth will intensify pressures on nature, leading to increased water usage, pollution and waste […]

Roadmaps to Nature Positive: Foundations for all businesses

The Roadmaps to Nature Positive: Foundations for all businesses serves as the basis of our business guidance, laying out how all companies can play their part in halting and reversing nature loss by 2030 – the mission at the heart of the Global Biodiversity Framework.   Following the ACT-D high level actions on nature (assess, commit, transform […]