Entries by Lucy Gaffney

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The Journey to Nature Positive: Getting Started

Want to begin your journey to Nature Positive but not sure how to start? Business for Biodiversity Ireland Platform Lead Lucy Gaffney explains how our roadmap can help… Over the last two years, Business for Biodiversity Ireland (BFBI) has been working with businesses of different sizes and across different sectors to understand what key challenges […]

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Are we expecting too much of our SMEs?

After a phenomenal week in Brussels as co-hosts of the European Business and Nature Summit (EBNS), I noted that there was a distinct lack of attendance by the Small-to-Medium Enterprise (SME) community, despite having numerous sessions dedicated to them. Why is that? Having previously run an SME myself, I know only too well that engaging […]

What is a Community of Practice?

  What is a community of practice? A community of practice is a group of people who share a common concern, are facing similar issues, or are striving to reach similar goals.   Participation in a community of practice is voluntary. Members should feel free to share their experiences and knowledge in free-flowing discussions, ask […]

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Register for the European Business & Nature Summit

Registration is now open for the European Business & Nature Summit, co-hosted by Business For Biodiversity Ireland with the EU Business @ Biodiversity Platform in Brussels this October. A number of high-profile speakers have been announced. The European Commission-backed event, taking place at The Egg venue on October 18-19th, will also be livestreamed. The two […]

We’ve started our journey…

New ‘Business for Biodiversity’ platform will help businesses to take strategic action for biodiversity   Ministers Noonan and Hackett launch initiative supported by KPMG, Gas Networks Ireland, Bord na Mona and Coillte   Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan TD and Minister of State for Land-Use & Biodiversity, Senator Pippa Hackett, today […]