- Submitted by: Green Destinations
- Topic: Biodiversity and ecosystems
- Keywords: biodiversity, ecosystems, nature conservation, green job creation
- Location: South Africa
- Date of completion: 2013-11-30
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Deliverables & Resources
Biodiversity Performance Standard
Description/achievement of initiativeThe aim is to establish a voluntary, market-based and industry-specific instrument for biodiversity conservation, and create new market opportunities in the local building industry n South Africa.
Implementation methodologiesThis commitment is being achieved by the continuous development of specific tools and methods for biodiversity conservation management in the built sector, together with local communities. The project strengthens the capacity for private sector investments and aims to enhance the status of biodiversity. It relates especially to the CBD articles on incentives, finance and sustainable use.
|Develop concept of biodiversity performance standard||2012|
|Produce biodiversity performance standard reference guide||2012|
|Test and implement biodiversity performance standard projects||2013|
|In-kind contribution||Green Destinations Associates|
|Staff / Technical expertise||Team & Partners of Green Destinations South Africa|