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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.

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...

A metric for spatially explicit contributions to species targets

STAR, the Species Threat Abatement and Restoration metric, gives businesses, financiers, investors and governments a practical and comparable tool to quantify how specific actions at specific locations can contribute to global targets on species extinction.

Public Development Banks and Biodiversity

This new report published by WWF-France summarises a TBC-led study on how PDBs could support greening finance and financing green. It outlines five key actions PBDs can take to shift finance from potentially harmful activities to those which offer nature positive outcomes.

IUCN: Mitigating biodiversity impacts associated with solar and wind energy development

Renewable energy is key for the transition to a low-carbon future, but even clean energy sources can have significant unintended impacts on the environment if not managed and mitigated appropriately.

Technology to improve the management of development impacts on biodiversity

From automation to traceability and remote sensing to eDNA sampling, technology use for conservation holds the promise to help businesses better understand baseline values, and predict, mitigate and...

eDNA and biodiversity risk

Environmental DNA (eDNA) as a tool for biodiversity surveys is a relatively new, but rapidly developing field. In this briefing note we look at the current state of eDNA approaches.