ensure that their impacts on natural capital are either minimized or positive: this should apply throughout the production process, as well as in procurement and outsourcing activities. share information through platforms such as forums, roundtables or through certifying organizations such as the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm oil (RSPO): this can greatly reduce the costs of risk assessment and data collection.
Partnerships with like-minded businesses, organizations or NGOs can help to fill gaps in knowledge related to green business operations.
In 2011, the HoB Green Business Network (HoB GBN) was launched in Indonesia and in Malaysia as a business community network committed to playing a leading role in the transition towards a green economy.
The HoB GBN aims to bring together stakeholders to generate tools and provide support to businesses willing to work towards a sustainable future for the HoB. It ensure transparency and accountability both for trust within partnerships as well as to provide the basis of trust in community relations.
act as proposer of ideas, builder, partner. It can monitor and hold other actors accountable. Civil society is essential for democratic ownership of a transition towards a green economy.
become the most effective tool to spread the message that HoB’s natural capital is important to people both within and beyond the HoB itself, including the global community.
Media exposure can help to increase awareness of HoB’s values, change people’s behavior and leverage attention towards the need for policy change and mobilization of fiscal and economic instruments. Media attention can help to stimulate stakeholders, attract new partners and spur momentum.