Enabling Environment

Bringing Ecosystem Services into Economic Decision-Making: Land use in the United Kingdom

25th July 2013
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

Landscapes generate a wide range of valuable ecosystem services, yet land-use decisions often ignore the value of these services. Using the example of the United Kingdom, we show the significance of land-use change not only for agricultural production but also for emissions and sequestration of greenhouse gases, open-access recreational visits, urban green space, and wild-species… [more]

The Cambridge Natural Capital Leaders Platform: E.VALU.A.TE: The Practical Guide

1st July 2013
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

Members of the Natural Capital Leaders Platform came together to strengthen their understanding of, and to develop practical guidance around, how to undertake an evaluation of the un-costed impacts of their business operations, known as externalities. E.Valu.A.Te (Externality Valuation Assessment Tool) represents a suite of resources that brings together comprehensive guidance for environmental externality assessment,stimulated… [more]

Implementation Guide for Aichi Target 11: A TEEB perspective

24th October 2012
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

The TEEB guides, developed by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ on behalf of the German Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), focus specifically on three of the co-called ‘Aichi Targets’; a set of 20 biodiversity goals agreed by governments under the CBD in 2010. Aichi Target 11 is increasing the amount and effectively… [more]

Implementation Guide for Aichi Target 3: A TEEB Perspective

24th October 2012
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

The TEEB guides, developed by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ on behalf of the German Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), focus specifically on three of the co-called ‘Aichi Targets’; a set of 20 biodiversity goals agreed by governments under the CBD in 2010. Aichi Target 3 is reforming subsidies harmful to biodiversity… [more]

Implementation Guide for Aichi Target 2: A TEEB perspective

23rd October 2012
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

The TEEB guides, developed by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ on behalf of the German Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), focus specifically on three of the co-called ‘Aichi Targets’; a set of 20 biodiversity goals agreed by governments under the CBD in 2010. Aichi Target 2 is the integration of biodiversity values… [more]

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Business and Enterprise

1st April 2012
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This book is a product of the TEEB study (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity). It provides important evidence of growing corporate concern about biodiversity loss, and offers examples of how leading companies are taking action to conserve biodiversity and to restore ecosystems. This book reviews indicators and drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem decline,… [more]