By Charlotte Owen-Burge | August 4, 2021

Initiative Overview: Hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, and launched at the UN Climate Action summit in 2019, One Planet Business for Biodiversity (OP2B) is a coalition of companies and NGOs seeking to scale up regenerative agricultural practices, boost cultivated biodiversity and enhance the restoration of high value natural ecosystems.

Benefits: Participation allows collaboration with companies in the agriculture value chain (including farming, food and ingredient producers, FMCG (food & cosmetics, and retail) with access to best practice, solutions and the opportunity to shape policy asks alongside 27 companies such as Danone, Firmenich, L’Oreal, Microsoft, Natura, Walmart.

Geographic coverage: TBC

Suitable for: Businesses

Case Studies: Barry Callebaut has been working to provide tailored information to cocoa farmers in Africa and Indonesia to boost yields and increase resilience. More details here.

How to join: Annual membership. Fees apply, discounted if company is a WBCSD member. Member company CEOs must make a public commitment to action on biodiversity.

Website: https://op2b.org/

Contact Name / Email: Florence Jeantet / Jeantet@wbcsd.org