The strategy would involve the review and updating of existing national legislation to reflect biological diversity needs and introduce new legislation where appropriate. It would also involved identifying the necessary changes in legislation, programmes and political actions for the conservation and sustainable use and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from the use of biodiversity. This should include addressing the policy, organisational and management factors affecting the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity within countries, in the context of economic globalization.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is developing international environmental standards for all businesses participating in international trade. The standards will cover areas such as environmental management procedures, ecolabelling, and environmental auditing.