Keidanren Nature Conservation Council Keidanren Nature Conservation Council Announces Action Plan for Nature Positive

Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation
Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation Releases Action Plan for Nature Positive
This is the first action plan for the Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation. Aiming for Nature Positive in 2030.

The Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation has recently formulated the Action Plan for Nature Positive in 2030. It will be decided at the general meeting on June 1 (Thursday) and will be announced today. This is based on the new international target “Kunming-Montreal Biodiversity Framework” adopted in December last year and the “National Biodiversity Strategy 2023-2030” decided by the Cabinet in March this year. Aim to contribute.
For details, please see the text below or the Keidanren Nature Conservation Council website
[Image 1:×2168.jpg] Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation Chairman Nishizawa Background of action plan formulation
1. Keidanren has set “realization of sustainable capitalism” as its activity policy, and is promoting Green Transformation (GX), Circular Economy (CE: Circular Economy), and Nature Positive (NP: Biodiversity and Nature Conservation). We intend to promote them in an integrated manner.
2. Under these circumstances, in the field of biodiversity, in December 2022, at the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD/COP15), an international goal to be achieved by 2030, the Kunming-Montreal Biodiversity Framework (GBF)” was adopted. In addition, based on this, in March 2023, Japan was the first in the world to approve the National Strategy for Biodiversity 2023-2030.
3. Among the 23 goals of the GBF, Goal 15 focuses on businesses and mentions the implementation of assessment and monitoring of
biodiversity-related risks and dependence and impacts on biodiversity. Promotion of nature positive management initiatives”. In September 2023, the framework of the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) will be published.
4. On the other hand, the loss of biodiversity in the world is becoming more serious, and following climate change, biodiversity loss has been pointed out as one of the most serious global risks in the next decade.
5. Therefore, as the Keidanren Committee on Nature Conservation, we will work to further expand the base of companies working on biodiversity issues, expand the content of their efforts, and formulate an action plan with the aim of building an initiative model that can lead the international community. I decided to
6. The action plan aims to contribute to Nature Positive by 2030. 1. Contribution by the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund, 2.
Dissemination of Nature Positive Management, 3. Development of an environment for the smooth promotion of Nature Positive Management, 4. .In addition to disseminating information on Japan’s efforts and grasping the latest overseas trends, 5.We will rotate the PDCA cycle for these.
7. We will also do intermediate stock takes.
Action plan for 2030 Nature Positive
1. Contribution by Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund
(1) Grants to NGO activities that contribute to the achievement of GBF 2030 targets
(2) Contribution to the Satoyama Initiative Promotion Program (COMDEKS) (3) Confirmation of progress by visiting support projects in Japan and overseas 2. Dissemination of Nature Positive Management
(1) Revision of Keidanren Declaration on Biodiversity based on GBF, etc. and promotion of the initiative
(2) Penetration of information disclosure, including nature-related financial information
(3) Call for initiatives that contribute to the realization of GBF and national strategies such as OECM and NbS
(4) Provision of information and enlightenment through holding symposiums, etc., including cooperation with J-GBF
3. Developing an environment for the smooth promotion of
nature-positive management
(1) Policy proposals for the smooth promotion of nature-positive management by companies
(2) Infrastructure development for understanding the impact on the ecosystem, including the supply chain
(3) Development of an appropriate information disclosure framework for TNFD, etc.
(4) Efforts to provide incentives to OECM
4. Communicating Japan’s initiatives and grasping the latest overseas trends (1) Dispatch of overseas trend survey missions, etc. (European countries, etc.) (2) Cooperation with the Nature Positive Alliance, such as hosting workshops at B7
(3) Dissemination of examples through biodiversity business
contribution projects, etc.
(1) Implementation of improvement measures based on progress management of action plans and progress results
(2) Mid-term evaluation in anticipation of the global stocktake to be held at COP17 in 2026
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