BSR 2017 registration

Sourcing and innovation for people and biodiversity
1 June 2017, Paris

This year’s themes:

  • Inspiration for conserving biodiversity.
    New ideas on conserving and restoring biodiversity along supply chains and innovative approaches bringing together protected areas, natural ingredients and improved livelihoods.
  • Positive brands: linking people and biodiversity.
    The richness of biodiversity, its environmental, social and economic value and the contribution of ethical sourcing practices provide a unique opportunity. How can companies make biodiversity a key element of a positive and strategic engagement with sustainable development?
  • Biodiversity as a source of innovation.
    A growing number of countries regulated biodiversity-based research and development: Why do rules on access and benefit sharing (ABS) matter and what do they currently entail? Companies will share their experiences in negotiating ABS permits in various countries.
  • ABS in the food sector: Unique challenges and opportunities.
    Awareness and implementation of ABS remains limited in the food sector. Is ABS relevant to natural ingredients used for food products? How? This session will also explore how ABS can provide a basis for addressing sustainability and equity in supply chains of food ingredients.

See the conference agenda here

See the speakers list here

Also at the conference:

Launch of the 2017 edition of the UEBT Biodiversity Barometer

New insights from consumer research in Brazil, USA, UK, France, Germany

Who should attend:

  • R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Sustainability, Marketing, Sourcing departments of cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food companies
  • NGOs, Government and International agencies interested in private sector involvement ethical sourcing of biodiversity and ABS

Registration fees

  BSR conference only BSR conference plus Dialogue*
2017 Fees € 495 € 575

*Includes acces to the Friday morning ‘African policy makers & private sector dialogue’

With the support of:

L'Oreal Natura Symrise Aromas & Fragrancias Ltda, Brazil Weleda ABS Initiative