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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 business-to-business customers as they assess the biodiversity and ecosystem-related risks and opportunities of investments and supply chains.

What the Guide is

* A framework for improving corporate decision-making through valuing ecosystem services * A set of resources to navigate through related jargon and techniques