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The side event ‘Toyota and the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ – from knowledge to action for threatened species’ took place during the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP14 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 20 November, presented by Toyota and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the governments of Thailand and Egypt, BirdLife International and Conservation International. The side event showcased the importance of working with the private sector in mainstreaming biodiversity for people and the planet; how data is driving action and overcoming the extinction crisis; and a new web-based platform for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The event also featured the launch of the Thailand Bio-Diversity Network Alliance (B-DNA) platform and a car key handover ceremony from Toyota Motor Corporation to BirdLife International and Conservation International for the undertaking of IUCN Red List assessments, field research work and conservation activities.

Produced by Tasha Goldberg. Filmed/edited by Felipe Ruiz.