Conservation and sustainability
Following the launch of the State of Nature report in 2013, on 3 September 2014 we hosted the Conference for Nature in Westminster.
An invitation-only event, it brought together leaders from all sectors to look at game-changing and innovative projects with nature and conservation at their hearts.
Sir David Attenborough delivered the opening address and Peter Young from the Aldersgate Group gave the summation of the event.
Throughout the day we heard from a number of high-profile projects, showcasing how sustainability and nature go hand in hand with business.
Among the speakers were Mike Barry, Sustainability Director for M&S, and Andy Spencer, Sustainability Director for CEMEX. There were three question panels throughout the day to prompt discussions about how we can interweave nature with politics, business and civil society to the benefit of everyone.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP, was delighted to be able to speak at the Conference for Nature. Find out more about the speech.
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Our Chief Executive Mike Clarke gives his views on the Conference for Nature. More...
Sir David Attenborough opens the conference and gives his views on the State of Nature
See other speeches - from Mike Barry, Andy Spencer, Andy Lester and Brother Sam, and Peter Young
State of Nature report - Summary
A one page summary detailing the headlines from the State of Nature report.
Date: 22 May 2013
State of Nature report
The State of Nature in the UK and its Overseas Territories.
Find out more about the State of Nature report