1. European flags

    Reducing the EU footprint in agro commodity trade: five mandatory minimum criteria

    1 April 2020

    The European Union is embarking on an ambitious process towards policy and regulation to bring down its footprint,... Read more

  2. Linda Broekhuizen of Dutch development bank FMO

    Tackling deforestation in Paraguay: an unlikely partnership

    30 March 2020

    Big banks and local civil society organisations. An unusual match for tackling deforestation? Quite the contrary. Yet... Read more

  3. People in office

    Five lessons on business engagement for nature conservation

    23 March 2020

    Around the world, ecosystems and the services they provide are under pressure. In order... Read more

  4. Uganda

    Joining forces to protect eco-sensitive regions from oil companies

    22 March 2020

    Could a local civil society organisation confront one of the largest oil companies in... Read more

  5. Soy beans in a field

    European National Soya Initiatives: “Towards Conversion-free Soya”

    18 March 2020

    “100% of our (countries’) soya consumption is produced according to the law and in a... Read more

  6. Kinyara sugar estate in Uganda

    Influencing business to implement existing legislation

    17 December 2019

    When nature conservationists engage with the private sector in order to protect or restore vulnerable ecosystems,... Read more

  7. Mercury use in ASGM

    Initial insights into the formal and informal global mercury trade

    13 November 2019

    The Minamata convention is regulating the formal trade and use of mercury. But little information is available on the... Read more

  8. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Bangkok on November 4, 2019

    Financial institutions step up action to improve RSPO uptake

    6 November 2019

    The implementation of RSPO and comparable sustainability norms to address biodiversity... Read more

  9. Oil palm in Malaysia

    IUCN NL compares sustainability certification for palm oil

    14 June 2019

    Palm oil is a major driver of biodiversity loss. Voluntary standards attempt to address... Read more

  10. Round Table on Responsible Soy: IUCN NL sets the scene

    11 June 2019

    On June 11 and 12, the Round Table on Responsible Soy’s annual conference addresses... Read more