Stella Thomas, Managing Director of Global Water Fund, speaks at High-Level Summit of Business & Biodiversity in Lisbon, Portugal.
High Level Conference on Business & Biodiversity Lisbon, 12-13 November 2007
A high level Conference on Business and Biodiversity, held in Lisbon on 12 and 13 November 2007, brought together representatives from over 150 companies. A number of important conclusions were reached: on the need to include biodiversity strategies in corporate strategies, on raising awareness among consumers, on offering information and expertise to business, and on assisting companies to shape their individual commitments to biodiversity. The European Commission is committed to implementing the Message from Lisbon, and to ensuring that the European Business and Biodiversity Initiative delivers measurable results.