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Research

Research

Research

Summary

Businesses impact and depend on biodiversity, either directly through their operations or indirectly through supply chains. Measuring and valuing these impacts and dependencies can reveal unseen business risks and opportunities.

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes is leading a project to develop a biodiversity supplement for the Natural Capital Protocol. The goal of this effort is for businesses to know how to appropriately assess the materiality of biodiversity to their businesses. When biodiversity is identified as a material issue:

Partners

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature - Global Business and Biodiversity Programme
  • Capitals Coalition
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Personnel

Funding

The Natural Capital Coalition

Timeline

June 2016 — Ongoing