play an important role in projecting our natural environment.
All companies can have an impact on biodiversity in the course
of their business - because they use natural resources, produce
or consume products, own and manage areas of land, or finance
other activities that have direct and indirect impacts.
At the same time, a healthy natural environment is important
for business as it provides the raw materials and biological
services which are essential for a business to produce a return
on its investments. Beside being directly dependent on biodiversity
for economic operation, as a user of biodiversity, business
also has a social responsibility to help conserve it for future
are plenty of ways that business can help biodiversity in
Produce a biodiversity
action plan for your business.
Manage your grounds
for wildlife - plant trees, hedgerows, colourful plants and
build bird & bat boxes as these will attract a range of
Nature Education Programme for primary and secondary
Sponsor a nature
conservation project in Fingal.
Become a 'Champion'
for a habitat or species at risk in Fingal.
such as marketing advice for projects and nature conservation
groups in Fingal.
Organise a company nature conservation day or donate staff time to participate in practical nature conservation activities in association with the Conservation Volunteers.
in the Fingal Biodiversity Programme has many benefits
for your company. Your company will enhance its positive image
to its staff and customers as an environment friendly contributor
and it will give your company an image of a good corporate
For any projects that are sponsored or participated in by
businesses proper recognition will be given. This recognition
can take many forms such as the upcoming Biodiversity newsletter,
on materials and publications that are produced and media
coverage such as radio and local & national newspapers
associated with the particular project.
Contact the Biodiversity officer for more advice on ways to
incorporate action for biodiversity in your business. More
information can be found at www.businessandbiodiversity.org.
This website gives more information on the importance of Biodiversity
for business and how to create a company biodiversity action