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This section of the library presents study reports that discuss the role of business for valuation and conservation of biodiversity.

2011 - Guide to Ecosystem Service Valuation

Title Guide to Ecosystem Service Valuation Institutions WBCSD, IUCN, WRI, ERM, PwC. Date 2011 Abstract Companies must anticipate that ecosystem valuation will be more consistently incorporated into public policies, regulations, and political decisions. Ecosystem values will also be increasingly considered by the finance sector and (...)

2010 - Are you a green leader? Business and biodiversity: making the case for a lasting solution

Title Are you a green leader? Business and biodiversity: making the case for a lasting solution Institutions UNEP Date 2010 Abstract This publication provides an overview of the impacts and dependencies that business has on biodiversity and ecosystem services and the associated business risks and opportunities. It highlights existing initiatives (...)

2010 - The GDM 2010 Initiative Report: Toward a market-based financial mechanism to support biodiversity and development

Title The GDM 2010 Initiative Report: Toward a market-based financial mechanism to support biodiversity and development Authors Earthmind Institutions GDM 2010 Initiative steering committee: Nicolas Bertrand, UNEP, Joshua Bishop, IUCN, Arthur Eijs, NL VROM, Katia Karousakis, OECD, Markus Lehmann, CBD Date July 2010 Abstract The GDM 2010 (...)

2010 - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) - Report for Business

Business and enterprise have a huge role to play in how we manage, safeguard and invest in our natural capital. This report is aimed squarely at this sector and will provide practical guidance on the issues and the opportunities created by the inclusion in mainstream business practices of ecosystem- and biodiversity-related considerations.

2010 - Canadian Business and Biodiversity Case Studies Compendium, Volume 1

Title 2010 - Canadian Business and Biodiversity Case Studies Compendium, Volume 1 Authors Institutions Canadian Business and Biodiversity Program Date 2010 Abstract

2009 - Corporate Ecosystem Valuation: Building the Business Case

This report synthesizes within "10 good reasons" the opportunities emerging for businesses to use corporate ecosystem valuation to improve their planning, reporting and decision-making. Title [Corporate Ecosystem Valuation: Building the Business Case] Authors Institutions World Business Council for Sustainable Development Date October 2009 (...)

2009 - Corporate Ecosystem Valuation: A Scoping Study

This report was prepared for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and identifies the extent to which common economic valuation techniques of biodiversity and ecosystem services are applicable and relevant for business, in particular as tools for business planning and management to improve financial performance and profits. (...)

2008 - Corporate Ecosystem Services Review

The Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR), developed by the World Resources Institute, Meridian and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is a structured methodology for corporate managers to proactively develop strategies for managing business risks and opportunities arising from their company’s dependence and impact on (...)

2008 - Building Biodiversity Business

This study by IUCN and Shell on Building Biodiversity Business (2008) presents a variety of "business cases" for biodiversity in which economic incentives are (re-)oriented to make biodiversity conservation a profitable business in its own right. Title Building Biodiversity Business Authors Joshua Bishop, Sachin Kapila, Frank Hicks, Paul Mitchell, (...)

2007 - Integrating Biodiversity into Business Strategy

This report by Orée and the French Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité (FRB) calls for regulatory efforts and constructive business projects based on an appropriate Biodiversity Accounting framework in order to reach “coviability” of biodiversity and business activity. Title Integrating Biodiversity into Business Strategy Authors Joël Houdet (...)