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Biodiversity offsets: an introduction

Biodiversity offsets matter to primary industry and energy businesses. Biodiversity offsets: an introduction provides a succinct overview of what offsets are, why they should be considered as well as covering good practice...

Wind energy: managing biodiversity risks

Wind energy is one of the cleanest, cost-efficient and most sustainable forms of energy. It's no wonder, that it's booming. However, wind farms can be extremely controversial - for both their perceived and real impacts on humans...

Invasive alien species: best practice guidance for industry

Invasive alien species (IAS for short) are regularly in the news for their devastating effects on native flora and fauna, but why are they relevant to industry and what can we do about it?

How to make biodiversity surveys relevant to your project

"Measure twice, cut once". Getting biodiversity biodiversity surveys right the first time is the equivalent to this proverb. Good survey design ensures data are relevant, creates opportunities for avoidance and minimisation, and...

Social considerations for biodiversity offsets

Biodiversity offsets often involve working with people who live within and around the offset area. Our briefing note presents the latest good practice guidance on involving people in the design and implementation of biodiversity offsets.

Chimpanzees: best practice for industry

Impacts on chimpanzees are treated very seriously by lenders and conservation stakeholders and present a material risk to projects. In this concise industry briefing note, we review why chimpanzees require a special approach and...

HCV and IFC PS6: why do the different approaches matter to industry?

PS6 and the HCV approach are both widely-used frameworks for identifying and managing biodiversity risks. Many lenders require alignment with IFC PS6, while certification systems often use the HCV framework.

Understanding ecosystem services risks and opportunities

TBC's short briefing note - Understanding ecosystem services risks and opportunities - introduces ecosystem services (ES) and explains why they are so important for all involved in development projects. We also share best practice...