GOAL 15 TARGETS

Enhance global support for efforts to combat poaching and trafficking of protected species, and also increasing the capacity of local communities to pursue sustainable livelihood opportunities

GOAL 15 TARGETS

Mobilize significant resources from all sources and at all levels to finance sustainable forest management and provide adequate incentives to developing countries to advance such management, including for conservation and reforestation

GOAL 15 TARGETS

Mobilize and significantly increase financial resources from all sources to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2020, integrate ecosystem and biodiversity values into national and local planning, development processes, poverty reduction strategies and accounts

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2020, introduce measures to prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species

GOAL 15 TARGETS

Take urgent action to end poaching and trafficking of protected species of flora and fauna and address both demand and supply of illegal wildlife products

GOAL 15 TARGETS

Promote fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources and promote appropriate access to such resources, as internationally agreed

GOAL 15 TARGETS

Take urgent and significant action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity and, by 2020, protect and prevent the extinction of threatened species

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure the conservation of mountain ecosystems, including their biodiversity, in order to enhance their capacity to provide benefits that are essential for sustainable development

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2030, combat desertification, restore degraded land and soil, including land affected by desertification, drought and floods, and strive to achieve a land degradation-neutral world

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests, halt deforestation, restore degraded forests and substantially increase afforestation and reforestation globally

GOAL 15 TARGETS

By 2020, ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and their services, in particular forests, wetlands, mountains and drylands, in line with obligations under international agreements

COMPANY GOAL

P&G pledges zero deforestation by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

Syngenta is committed to enhance biodiversity on 5 million hectares of farmland by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

PepsiCo is committed to realizing zero deforestation in their company-owned and -operated activities and supply chain by 2020

COMPANY GOAL

Unilever has commitment to source 100% of their agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020, including Palm Oil, as part of their Sustainable Living Plan which launched in 2010

COMPANY GOAL

Syngenta aims to achieve 20% improvement in the average productivity of the world’s major crops without using more land, water or inputs by 2020.

FACTS & FIGURES

By 2050, 50% of agricultural land in Latin America will be subject to desertification.

FACTS & FIGURES

Half of the topsoil on the planet has been lost in the last 150 years.

FACTS & FIGURES

In the past 60 years, 60% of the Earth’s ecosystem has been degraded.

FACTS & FIGURES

Between 1970 and 2010, the planet has lost 52 percent of its biodiversity.

FACTS & FIGURES

Climate Change is now responsible for 7.1% of the current declines in animal populations.

FACTS & FIGURES

Forests are home to more than 80% of all terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects.

FACTS & FIGURES

Every year about 12 million hectares worldwide are lost to land degradation, and the rate is increasing.

FACTS & FIGURES

Around 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihood including 70 million indigenous people.

FACTS & FIGURES

Forests are home to more than 80% of all terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects

FACTS & FIGURES

The clearance of some 17 million hectares of tropical forests which contain at least half of the Earth’s species, is a dramatic loss.

FACTS & FIGURES

Around 1.6 billion people, which includes some 70 million indigenous people depend on forests for their livelihood.

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"Land degradation did not start with chemical agriculture. But chemical agriculture offered new tools for annihilation."

- Joel Salatin -

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"Cherish the natural world, because you're a part of it and you depend on it"

- Sir David Attenborough, naturalist and television personality -

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"It's the poorer people in tropical zones who will get really hit by climate change - as well as some ecosystems, which nobody wants to see disappear"

- Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft -

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"Cherish the natural world, because you’re part of it and you depend on it."

- David Attenborough -

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"We are the only species with the power to destroy the earth and also the capacity to protect it"

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"Biodiversity is the greatest treasure we have…It’s diminishment is to be prevented at all costs."

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"Transparency breeds accountability and we need creative solutions to deal with family labour."

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"Forests are the world’s air-conditioning system – the lungs of the planet – and we are on the verge of switching it off."

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Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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