Consultation Document to Accompany Insight’s Presentation to the World Parks Congress, 13 September 2003 – Biodiversity: Towards Best Practice for Extractive and Utility CompaniesBy Kerry ten Kate View Publication
Human activities are making an increasing impact on the integrity of ecosystems that provide
essential resources and services for human well-being and economic activities. In particular,
biodiversity2 is being lost at an unprecedented rate,3 while global population and consumption are
growing4. This presents a risk both to business and to society more broadly.