Civil society is well positioned to support governments and business at the local level to better understand the contribution of natural capital to economy and society and the nature-economy disconnect.
Civil Society can play a key role in advocating a system which rewards good management of natural capital and engages the private sector in sustainability.
Civil society is also well placed to support governments and society move towards biodiversity-based economies. They can play an active role in advocating for greening conventional sectors and new green innovative sectors, as well as supporting governments in the implementation of cross-cutting solutions on the ground.
Civil society should play an active role in supporting the HoB governments make the transition to a green economy.
The report highlights critical next steps which can only be successful if HoB governments, business, civil society and media—with support from international development partners—join efforts to make the transition to a green economy a reality. The following actions are crucial to maintain momentum and ensure long-term commitment: