WSP at COP 15: It is time to act and build a better future for all life on earth

COP 15 — the UN Biodiversity Conference taking place in Montreal, December 7 - 19, 2022 — is where public- and private-sector leaders will come together to address the accelerating loss of biodiversity and set important targets for combatting the devastating effects of loss of our natural ecosystems and wildlife.

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WSP at COP 15

WSP is at the forefront of the preservation of nature and biodiversity. We are initiating conversations with our global clients, engaging with decision-making bodies, and leading projects that challenge traditional approaches to build ecological resilience.

Organisations and businesses have a key role to play in reversing the loss of nature and doing so in ways that work hand-in-hand with Net Zero carbon targets and other Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) goals. WSP brings unparalleled expertise, years of experience and a diverse set of strengths to support urgent action on nature:

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André-Martin Bouchard
Global Director, Earth & Environment
Jenny Merriman
Technical Director, Team Leader - Natural Capital and Biodiversity
United Kingdom
Margot Greenen
Assistant Consultant - Nature Positive
United Kingdom

Rethinking Biodiversity: Broader, Bolder, Better

With COP 15 aspiring to set biodiversity on a path to recovery with the goal of living in harmony with nature by 2050, it is apparent that achieving this will require a broader, bolder, and better approach. Our WSP experts share their transformative ideas for enhancing ecosystems, preserving nature, and creating healthier communities in our latest insights:

UN Biodiversity Conference - An Agreement to Act Upon

Last December in Montreal, almost 200 nations came together to agree the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), setting a vision of a world living in harmony with nature by 2050 and with 23 targets set to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030. 

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What you can expect from the COP 15 UN Biodiversity Conference

A new mandate for the global protection and restoration of nature could be determined as part of the discussions at the UN Biodiversity Conference, COP 15.

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COP 15 for a Nature-Positive World

Biodiversity is vital to the survival of life on earth. Protecting our biodiversity assets, at a global scale, has never been more important.

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Nature-Based Solutions For Our Nature-Positive Journey

The term “nature-based solutions” is relatively new to the industry, but its concept is not. Quite simply, it’s working with nature – from the plants, bacteria and fungi to the scale of the ecosystem – to solve social and economic issues.

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Indigenous Reconciliation through Biodiversity Projects

Listening, and collaborating, to create stronger solutions for biodiversity protection and restoration.

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Financing nature and the growth of natural capital markets

Look around and everything you see is a product of nature – from the food we eat to the buildings we live in and the roads we drive on. The entirely of our economy is dependent on and embedded in nature.

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