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Moyen Bafing Chimpanzee Offset Feasibility

This report assesses the feasibility of implementing a biodiversity offset in the Moyen Bafing landscape in Republic of Guinea in order to compensate for impacts that Compagnie des Bauxites de Guinée (CBG) and Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) will have on the Critically Endangered Western Chimpanzee.

The Value of the IUCN Red List for Business Decision-making

A new TBC-authored paper, “The Value of the IUCN Red List for Business Decision-making”, has been published by Conservation Letters. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides assessments of extinction risk for over 80,000...

Government policies on biodiversity offsets

A summary of the global rise in government policies on biodiversity offsets, including the resulting risks and opportunities for industry

Marine biodiversity offsets

Biodiversity offsets compensate for the negative impacts of development that remain after full application of the mitigation hierarchy. While offsetting for impacts on a marine habitat shares many characteristics of the approach...

SADC guidelines for mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services in extractive industry

Southern African Development Community guidelines for mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services in the extractives industry.

Global Inventory of Biodiversity Offset Policies

Developed by TBC and IUCN, the Global Inventory on Biodiversity Offset Policies is the first online, public inventory, which aims to assist developers, as well as lenders and policy makers.

Biodiversity screening

Biodiversity screening forms an integral part of project due diligence. Early screening can save time and resources later, enabling avoidance of the most serious risks and efficiently focusing impact assessments.

 

Hydropower: applying the mitigation hierarchy to manage biodiversity risks

Hydropower: applying the mitigation hierarchy to manage biodiversity risks explores how the mitigation hierarchy can be used to manage the biodiversity challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower projects.

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Protected areas and IFC Performance Standard 6

In this Industry briefing note, we examine and interpret what IFC Performance Standard 6 (PS6) demands of development projects in or near protected areas. We also look at the wider context to understand why projects in or near...