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Online Training - Biodiversity: What's in it for business?


Online Hong Kong

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Course Overview:

Businesses often do not understand how much they reply on biodiversity or how they impact on biodiversity. Yet in a world where we are losing species faster than ever before biodiversity and conservation are becoming important challenges and there is a role that the private sector can and should play. The course will examine the importance of biodiversity to businesses. It will discuss the need for biodiversity policies and strategies in business. A role for business in protecting and restoring eco-systems will be discussed. This practical course will provide businesses with ideas for engaging with biodiversity and discuss how you can enhance brand and reputation through targeted and aligned conservation and biodiversity initiatives, drawing on case examples.

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm (Time Zone: GMT +8)

Topics include:

  • Why is biodiversity important to business?
  • What are the risks and opportunities associated with biodiversity for my business?
  • How can a business develop a meaningful biodiversity strategy?
  • Can we link biodiversity to innovative CSR programmes that involve staff?

Special note: The real time online training allows participants to access the training audio using either Voice over IP (VoIP) or toll-based phone numbers. Participants wishing to connect to audio using VoIP will need a fast Internet connection (384 kbps or better), a microphone and speakers (a USB headset is recommended). Participants who choose to use the toll-based numbers will be charged their standard long-distance rate to United Kingdoms, Australia or the United States. If you have any special request or questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Basil Ling at

Course Leaders:•Richard Welford biography

Fee:USD 130


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