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Biodiversity Leaders Programme

The Biodiversity Leaders programme aims to inspire and assist businesses to embrace responsible and sustainable business practices that can promote and enhance biodiversity within their field of operation. The programme will strengthen participants’ knowledge and understanding of the opportunities and risks associated with biodiversity in order to enable development and delivery of tailored and impactful actions for your business.

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Biodiversity Leaders Programme

Start Date

Autumn 2024


8 weeks


Funded for eligible firms


This programme consists of a series of online workshop webinars

The Biodiversity Leaders programme is aimed at professionals with an interest in integrating biodiversity considerations in to the operations of business. The programme will facilitate both those responsible for relevant activities within their company. Through a series of online interactive workshops, participants will develop a range of relevant knowledge and skills; facilitate wider organisational fluency with relevant issues; and assist with the design and delivery of tangible impacts within the business and the communities or regions where it operates.

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Who is this Programme for?

Greater understanding of this complex aspect of Sustainability


Assessment of the potential impacts your organisation has on biodiversity


Enable the development of targeted actions designed to benefit biodiversity


Enhancing your business reputation through demonstrable outcomes


Boost employee engagement and wellbeing through actions

Learning Experience

The Learning Experience

The Biodiversity Leaders Programme focuses on providing real world industry examples and peer to peer facilitated learning, through a series of live and interactive tutor led workshops. All participants will prepare a Biodiversity charter for their facility. The charter will capture the business case for action; current biodiversity risks and challenges arising from site management and/ or business operations; opportunities for tailored actions; and detailed action plan (‘charter’) for improving delivery of biodiversity positive outcomes.

Workshop 1

Biodiversity health check

Workshop 2

Business benefits of implementing
biodiversity initiatives with case studies

Workshop 3

Developing a tailored
Biodiversity Charter for your business

Workshop 4

Outreach, communications &
sustaining successful delivery in to the future

Learning Experience

Aims of the Programme

This programme aims to facilitate professionals working in businesses across all sectors to implement a Biodiversity Action Plan. Upon the successful completion of this training programme, participants will have the skills and knowledge to: 

  • Develop a tailored Biodiversity Action Plan for their site
  • The programme will support trainees in understanding the opportunities and risks to biodiversity in relation to their Business, and trainees will create a Biodiversity Charter which captures the business case for action and an agreed action plan for the first 12 months
  • Successful trainees will gain the knowledge which will boost their organisation’s reputation and brand image by having a recognised Biodiversity Leader onsite 


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