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Unlocking Ambition, Partnerships and Investments for
a Nature-Positive and Net-Zero Future

World Biodiversity Summit returns for its 4th edition on 26 September on the sidelines of the UNGA 79 and Climate Week NYC and reconvenes later on 27 October alongside pivotal COP16 in Cali, Colombia


This year, the programme will be pioneering global public-private partnerships to address the urgent need for biodiversity restoration through nature-based solutions and nature-positive investments, bridging the climate and biodiversity agendas. 


To foster harmony with nature and effectively enact the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, this year's World Biodiversity Summit will take stock of the implementation of its target and explore the synergies between climate and biodiversity, fostering cross-agenda collaboration and actionable implementation strategies.


The summit engages businesses, governments, civil society and financial institutions to bolster support for nature and mitigate climate and biodiversity risks while amplifying business opportunities on a larger scale. 


By convening leaders from governments, businesses, international organisations, academia and civil society, World Biodiversity Summit offers a dedicated and much-needed forum to increase promising solutions through cross-sectoral and cross-border collaboration.

His Majesty King Charles III

Unlocking Ambition, Partnerships, and Investments for a Net-Zero and Nature-Positive Future

As a part of the World Biodiversity Network, World Biodiversity Summit hosts sessions alongside other initiatives of the World Climate Foundation, bridging the climate, finance and health discussions with the biodiversity agenda.


World Biodiversity Summit stands out in the 2024 Roadmap as the main annual biodiversity summit in the world. Building on the success of the last years, World Biodiversity Summit promotes collaboration between the public and private sectors to explore and realise a myriad of opportunities presented by the net-zero, nature-positive transition.​ 

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The climate and biodiversity crises are closely linked and equally serious. Unless we address biodiversity loss and the degradation of nature with similar urgency to that of climate change, we will not achieve the climate targets or the Sustainable Development Goals. Cooperation across sectors is therefore vital, and I commend the World Biodiversity Summit for facilitating this exchange.

Dr Anne Larigauderie, Executive Secretary, IPBES

Key Strengths of World Biodiversity Summit

Catalyses Nature-Positive Investments Through
Public-Private Partnerships
Connects Our Partners With The Leading Desion-Makers & Influential Coalitions
Raises Cross-Sectoral Commitments for Nature-Positive Investments
Highlights Best Practices & Scalable Innovation Projects
Guides the Public and Private Sectors  In Implementing The Kunming – Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework 
Facilitates Interactive Dialogue From Across the World Through Our Digital Platform
Convenes 2000+ High-Level Delegates


and hear thought leaders from the biodiversity & climate community including asset owners, institutional investors, international organisations, businesses and governments. 


and scale new and proven approaches to climate investments, natural capital and cross-sectoral collaboration including leading business and finance models.


as a key stakeholder in the development of the World Biodiversity Network, mobilising private investments and commitments on the global framework for climate and biodiversity action.

Partners of World Biodiversity Summit 2023


World Biodiversity Summit 2023

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