Biodiversity Performance Standard
Description/achievement of initiative

The 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 methodologies

This 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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Green Destinations
Progress reports
Develop concept of biodiversity performance standard
Produce biodiversity performance standard reference guide
Test and implement biodiversity performance standard projects
In-kind contribution
Green Destinations Associates
Staff / Technical expertise
Team & Partners of Green Destinations South Africa

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2013-11-30
Green Destinations
Contact information
Till Stoll, Dr., till.stoll@green-destinations.com
United Nations