An assessment of how biodiversity offsets can be applied in the marine environment to achieve better outcomes and a discussion on the opportunities and challenges for marine conservation policy and practice.
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.
Southern African Development Community guidelines for mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services in the extractives industry.
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.
A detailed, quantified case study of the Rio Tinto QMM ilmenite mine in Madagascar that explains both the theory and planned practical steps to achieving a Net Positive Impact on biodiversity by mine closure. Available in English, French and Spanish.
TBC’s paper presented at SPE’s international conference and exhibition in April 2016 explored how understanding and engaging biodiversity and ecosystem services stakeholders is key to managing biodiversity risk. To request a copy of this paper contact email@example.com.
Biodiversity and ecosystem fundamentals informs BES strategy development and decision making at the corporate level and at the key stages of an asset life cycle for any type of operation or environmental context.
Outlines how the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is currently used by business and how that use could be strengthened
Practical guidance, innovative approaches and examples to support operationalising the mitigation hierarchy effectively. CSBI’s guide prepared by TBC was written with input from technical specialists in impact assessment, extractive industry experts and financial institutions, with feedback and input from the non-profit sector.
A commentary on the opportunities offered by biodiversity offsets, discussing the challenges of restoration offsets. To request a copy of this paper please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Drawing on experience from other sectors, this IUCN report explores how agriculture and forestry projects can take practical steps to achieve NNL or NPI on biodiversity.
A peer-reviewed paper that describes compilation of the first global map of likely or potential Critical Habitat for the marine realm.