With its goals and targets, the Global Biodiversity Framework has set the direction for business when it comes to biodiversity and nature. But what should businesses focus on, and where can they start?
This technical working paper explores potential design principles for the development of scalable voluntary biodiversity credits and discusses the challenges in delivering high integrity positive outcomes.
Many approaches to monitoring great apes exist, but there is no such thing as a ‘best survey method’. Approaches should consider which method is best suited to a given context and question, and based on the resources available.
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.
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.
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.