Partnership with HeidelbergCement - News
Working in partnership together HeidelbergCement and BirdLife are continually breaking new ground for the conservation of biodiversity. Please click below to read about monthly highlights from the partnership, events like the Quarry Life Awards, and biodiversity topics related to the extraction industry.
In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, were recorded in four HeidelbergCement quarries in India. The scientific field survey that was conducted in the first week of January 2020 was spearheaded by Birdlife International along with local partner the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).
With summer unfolding as we’d expect, with buds maturing and timid flowers awakening, how exciting to hear the sounds of returning migratory birds signalling the magnificent cycles of nature and season that anchor us all. And yet, all is not well, not as it should be.
For those in the northern hemisphere, spring is unfolding all around, flowers are blooming, and we wake in the morning to melodious birdsong. This season also marks the return of migratory birds, which are arriving in great numbers to find suitable habitats to breed and raise their young. It’s a beautiful thing to see.
We note with pleasure that just this week our partner in protecting biodiversity, HeidelbergCement, set another milestone in their commitment to sustainability. Following a rigorous scientific assessment, Heidelberg’s C02 reduction targets for 2030 have measured up to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)
In partnership with BirdLife International, HeidelbergCement is sponsoring the 2019 season of the enduring Spring Alive project. Now in its 13th year, the project reaches out to children, their teacher
In December, BirdLife’s CEO, Patricia Zurita, attended HeidebergCement’s fourth Quarry Life Award ceremony – a contest to inspire school children, graduate students and researchers to find new and innovative ways to boost biodiversity in quarries.
BirdLife & HeidelbergCement renew partnershipEnhancing biodiversity is at the core of the renewed relationship between BirdLife International and HeidelbergCement.
On 8 December, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were presented in the BEL Conference Centre in Brussels...
If politics is, as they say, ‘the art of the possible’, then the HeidelbergCement-BirdLife partnership has very good news for the European Commission.
Corporations and conservationists can speak a common language.
Ecological restoration of quarries is providing new habitat for numerous plant and animal species.
Newly industrialized nations are catching-up to ‘western’ standards: more money, more cars, more everything. With it comes a growing demand for cement and building materials, so BirdLife / HeidelbergCement have ventured into new partnership grounds...
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