Social considerations when designing and implementing biodiversity offsets: opportunities and risks for business

Social considerations when designing and implementing biodiversity offsets: opportunities and risks for business

Biodiversity offsets often involve working with people who live within and/or around the offset area, and who depend on or value ecosystem services from the landscape. Designing offsets with people is an opportunity to develop partnerships, and deliver positive social outcomes as well as lasting biodiversity gains.

Our briefing note presents the latest good practice guidance on involving people in the design and implementation of biodiversity offsets with pragmatic advice, checklists and case studies.