Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Resources

Issue area related to a) the diversity within species, between species, and of ecosystems; as well as b) the benefits people obtain from ecosystems, e.g. water, genetic material, pollination, and erosion control.
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The Biodiversity Information System for Europe (BISE) is a single entry point for data and information on biodiversity supporting the implementation of the EU strategy and... Read More

The ESR for IA is a step-by-step method for projects to identify, assess and mitigate their impacts and dependencies on ecosystem services.It is promoted by IFC as a tool... Read More

Crossing LCA analysis and biodiversity impacts of products, the PBF project aims to answer the lack of specific tool to assess their impact on biodiversity.

The BMP Guidance applies primarily to quarries, but the principles can be applied to any mining site. The primary audience for this document is therefore environmental... Read More

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ecoGenomics Biodiversity Assessment Tool

Calculator / Equations / Formula | Paid

As Technical Advisors to the Natural Capital Protocol, we're interested in how to best support your business whilst balancing the needs of the natural environment. This... Read More

The Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR) IS a structured methodology that helps managers proactively develop strategies to manage business risks and opportunities... Read More

Platform BEE's BioScope provides businesses with a simple and fast indication of the most important impacts on biodiversity arising from their supply chain. The results... Read More

The Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) provides key decision-makers with access to critical information on biodiversity priority sites to inform decision-making... Read More

The Energy & Biodiversity Initiative's "Biodiversity Indicators for Monitoring Impacts and Conservation Actions" guide provides guidance for integrating biodiversity... Read More

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Coastal Resilience Decision Support Tool

Framework / Guidelines | Free | Jan 01, 2008

Coastal Resilience examines natures role in reducing coastal community risk, through four critical steps: 1) Assess risk and vulnerability; 2) Identify solutions; 3) Take... Read More

This first-of-its-kind framework enables companies to consider the actual benefits and value of the ecosystem services they depend upon and impact, giving them new... Read More

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InVEST

App | Free | Dec 31, 2008

InVEST is a suite of free, open-source software models used to map and value the goods and services from nature that sustain and fulfill human life.  If properly managed,... Read More

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Ecosphere+

Website | Paid

On a mission to scale up climate action and transform landscapes and livelihoods by placing a value on the ecosystem services that support our planet and creating a demand... Read More

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Biodiversity Footprint Tool

Calculator / Equations / Formula | Free

This tool enables a business to measure its impact on biodiversity based on the two major pressure factors ‘Land use’ (type of management and number of hectares) and... Read More

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Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment

Department of Environmental Technology, Technische Universität Berlin, Office Z1, Strasse des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin, Germany
Article | Free | Oct 14, 2009

 Sustainability is nowadays accepted by all stakeholders as a guiding principle for both public policy making and corporate strategies. However, the biggest challenge for... Read More

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