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Impact Tracking Page

Welcome to the IPBES Impact Tracking Database (TRACK).

The purpose of TRACK is to record, document and share examples of the use of IPBES outputs, such as the IPBES assessment reports, in decision-making or in science.

TRACK is not designed to be comprehensive, analytically rigorous or serve a wider monitoring function – it makes no claim to be an exhaustive list of IPBES impacts. It is, instead, an indicative list for the primary purpose of IPBES communications, outreach and public relations. Apart from a basic eligibility screening, the IPBES secretariat does not independently verify the examples listed in TRACK, which are primarily gleaned from third party stakeholders, media reports and similar sources.

Should you wish to contribute an example of IPBES impact, please go to the TRACK submission portal: https://ipbes.net/impact-tracking . If you wish alert the secretariat to any inaccuracy or anything objectionable in TRACK, please do so by emailing this information. Click to email us

TRACK

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Title Type(s) of impacts generated Impact date Scale of impact Region of Impact Country/s of Impact IPBES Deliverable Website
WMO Cites IPBES Global Assessment in Statement on the State of the Global Climate 2019 New/changed research project 20 Mar 2020 Global Cross-regional Global assessment website
World Biodiversity Forum Cites IPBES in 2020 Final Resolution New/changed network 28 Feb 2020 Global Cross-regional Capacity-building, Knowledge and Data, Catalogue of Assessments, Policy support tools website
IPBES Global Assessment cited in Scottish Environmental Strategy New/changed commitment 25 Feb 2020 National Europe and Central Asia United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Capacity-building, Knowledge and Data, Global assessment, Policy support tools website
Major study draws on IPBES findings to analyze extinction rates in context of conservation and climate change New/changed research project 25 Feb 2020 Multi-organizational/network Cross-regional Knowledge and Data, Global assessment website
130 Nations Pledge to Protect Biodiversity in Gandhinagar Declaration, Citing IPBES Global Assessment New/changed commitment 22 Feb 2020 Global Cross-regional Global assessment, Policy support tools website
Convention on Migratory Species Reaffirms Importance of Strengthening Cooperation with IPBES New/changed commitment 22 Feb 2020 Global Cross-regional Capacity-building, Knowledge and Data, Policy support tools website
Former US Secretary of State Draws on IPBES Global Assessment in Appeal to World Leaders to Protect Biodiversity New article 18 Feb 2020 Organizational Cross-regional Global assessment website
Group letter to WHO in response to COVID-19 pandemic draws on IPBES Global Assessment New/changed action/initiative 15 Feb 2020 Global Cross-regional Global assessment website
WWF draws extensively on IPBES Global Assessment in 2020 Global Futures Report New/changed research project 12 Feb 2020 Multi-organizational/network Cross-regional Capacity-building, Indigenous and Local Knowledge, Knowledge and Data, Global assessment website
Kering and the University of Cambridge Develop a Primer for Fashion Companies to Protect Biodiversity in Response to Findings of the Global Assessment New/changed research project 11 Feb 2020 Multi-organizational/network Cross-regional Capacity-building, Knowledge and Data, Global assessment, Policy support tools website
International Council on Mining and Metals Cites IPBES in Submission to CBD Post-2020 Framework on Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Industrial Sectors New/changed action/initiative 03 Feb 2020 Global Cross-regional Global assessment website
Citing IPBES Global Assessement, 102 Environmental NGOs Launch 'Blue Manifesto' Urging EU Countries to 'Adopt a 2030 Vision for Healthy Seas' New/changed action/initiative 30 Jan 2020 Subregional Europe and Central Asia European Union website
International Poster Biennial Chooses Biodiversity as 2020 Theme, Refers to Global Assessment as Inspiration New/changed action/initiative 22 Jan 2020 Multi-organizational/network Cross-regional Global assessment website
Splash, Fashion Retailer in Oman, Creates Calendar Highlighting The Destruction of Nature and Steps Being Taken to Reduce Environmental Impact of the Company New/changed action/initiative 01 Jan 2020 Organizational Europe and Central Asia Oman Global assessment website
President of the Fondation pour la recherche sur la biodiversité presented scientific articles from 2019 that accentuated and expanded the work of IPBES New article 12 Dec 2019 Organizational Europe and Central Asia France Global assessment website
Austrian Biodiversity Council Outlines 5 Core Demands for Biodiversity, Citing IPBES Global Assessment as Key Impetus New/changed action/initiative 01 Dec 2019 National Europe and Central Asia Austria Global assessment website
European Parliament, Citing IPBES Pollination Assessment Report, Urges European Commission to Implement Range of Pollinator-friendly Policies New/changed policy 01 Dec 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia European Union Pollination Assessment website
Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana Held Round-Table Discussion on IPBES, Asks Civil Society for Redoubled Efforts New/changed action/initiative 01 Dec 2019 National Africa Ghana Capacity-building, Africa Assessment, Global assessment website
European Commission Releases 'European Green Deal,' Citing IPBES Science New/changed action/initiative 01 Dec 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia European Union Global assessment, Policy support tools website
AXA Research Fund, Citing IPBES Global Assessment, Launches Publication: "Biodiversity at Risk: Preserving the natural world for our future" New/changed research project 01 Dec 2019 Organizational Global assessment website
Convention on Biological Diversity Acting Executive Secretary, Urges Bold Targets, Sustainable Use, and Mainstreaming of Biodiversity in Light of Stark IPBES Global Assessment Findings New/changed idea 01 Dec 2019 Multi-organizational/network Global assessment website
Members of European Parliament Call for Legally Binding Biodiversity Targets, Citing IPBES Global Assessment New/changed action/initiative 01 Dec 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia European Union Global assessment, Policy support tools website
WWF Publishes 'Climate, Nature and Our 1.5°C Future' Report, Including Substantial Portions of IPBES Global Assessment Evidence New/changed research project 01 Dec 2019 Organizational Global assessment, Communication and stakeholder engagement website
Convention on Biological Diversity SBSTTA23 Highlights IPBES Global Assessment as Science Base for Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework New/changed action/initiative 01 Dec 2019 Global Global assessment, Policy support tools website
The Council of the European Union, Citing IPBES Global Assessment Finding as Key Impetus, Commits to Political Leadership in Convention on Biological Diversity Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework New/changed commitment 01 Dec 2019 Global Europe and Central Asia European Union Global assessment website
Based on the insights of the IPBES Assessment for Europe and Central Asia, a group of scientists released a paper on the shortcomings of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy and options for improvement New/changed research project 01 Nov 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia Europe and Central Asia website
Government of Ireland lauches Biodiversity Climate Change Sectoral Adaptation Plan citing IPBES Global Assessment New/changed commitment 01 Nov 2019 National Europe and Central Asia Ireland Global assessment website
Italian citizens' initiative "Assemblea Ecologica Popolare del Golfo" uses the IPBES Global Assessment as evidence advocating for urgent environmental action and policies New/changed action/initiative 01 Nov 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia Italy Global assessment, Policy support tools website
President Xi and President Macron Welcome IPBES Global Assessment and Issue 'Beijing Call for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change' New/changed commitment 01 Nov 2019 Global China, France Global assessment, Policy support tools website
IPBES Global Assessment & 'Catastrophic Situation' Spark Members of European Parliament to Agree on Urgent Need for EU to 'Set an Example for the Future' at CBD COP15 New/changed commitment 01 Nov 2019 Regional Europe and Central Asia Czechia, Finland, France, Spain Global assessment, Policy support tools website