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The first Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium

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The first Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium

Time: July 13, 2010 all day
Location: ICC ExCel London
Website or Map: http://www.businessofbiodiver…
Event Type: international, symposium
Organized By: Ten Alps Events
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2010

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Event Description

Business of Biodiversity - Major Symposium in the UK

REGISTER FOR £29.75 + WITH PROMO CODE #biodiversity


Eminent business leaders and experts from around the world are converging for the first Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium in July, the most important meeting place for Government, Business and NGOs operating across all industrial sectors. It is the only place to be for informed dialogue and debate in the run up to COP10 - Nagoya.

This unique private-sector focused business and biodiversity conference, supported by Defra and BIS, will see the launch of the highly anticipated 'The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity' (TEEB) report from study leader Pavan Sukhdev. The TEEB for Business report, will offer attendees an insight into how business and enterprise have a huge role to play in how we manage, safeguard and invest in our natural capital. The report provides practical guidance to businesses on the issues and the opportunities created by the inclusion in mainstream business practices of ecosystem and biodiversity related considerations.

Attendees will also hear from leading expert speakers including:

Secretary of State for Environment, UK GOV, Ahmed Eliasch, Chairman, The Head Group, Tom Albanese, CEO, Rio Tinto; Gavin Neath, Senior VP Global Communications, Unilever, Malcolm Preston, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CEO Sustainability & Climate Change, Pete Seligmann, CEO, Conservation International, Dr. Jason Clay, VP Market Transformation, WWF US, Mark Rose, CEO Fauna and Flora International, and many others.

The event - which has PricewaterhouseCoopers and Linklaters as advisors also hosts 16 industry sector related parallel sessions during the Symposium providing key learning opportunities from leading experts and businesses Unilever, Swiss Re, Royal Caribbean International, Kuoni, Lafarge, Merrill Lynch, Borealis, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and BNP Paribas amongst many others.

Do take a moment to look around the programme and see what is on offer to your industry sector.

It's about Business, It's about Biodiversity, It's about being there too!

Register via the website using promotional code #biodiversity and attend for £29.75 + vat saving 35%

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