Net positive to nature positive: part one

Nature positive is intuitive, appealing and apparently simple. But while the concept may seem simple, achieving it is not. Moving towards nature positive will mean transformative shifts - for companies and the economic systems in which they operate.

Image of ocean seagrass and small shoal of fish

Well-designed credit systems could help connect the surge in corporate interest in biodiversity with field-based conservation to unlock new and enhanced funding streams.

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Whether a company is aware of its potential nature-related risks or just getting to grips with how it impacts and depends on biodiversity, the success of strategy, targets and actions will rely on the availability and quality of data.

Aerial View of Green Mangrove Forest

A shared global goal and a new way of thinking about sustainability. Nature positive has set down roots in the business world and is laying out a challenge to those companies that want to lead on sustainability.

Close-up shot of a wind turbine

Global mining efforts require vast amounts of energy, most of which has historically been derived from fossil fuels such as diesel, heavy oils, and coal. The mining industry recognises it has a critical role to play in limiting...

What does nature positive mean for business?

Those in the business and biodiversity world will not have failed to notice a new phrase appear on the scene in recent months. A phrase that seems to signal a shift in nature’s place on the business sustainability agenda — broadening the ‘E’ in ESG.