The nature of business: corporate influence over the Convention on Biological Diversity and the global biodiversity framework

This report explores how business interests have tried to shape the recent course of the work of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and, in many cases, have succeeded in doing so. It focuses specifically on the development of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). However, the context is the broader and longer span of business influence over the CBD, especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 where the CBD was open for signature.