This report is an outcome of a working group of relevant business and conservation experts convened by IUCN’s Global Business and Biodiversity Programme. The objectives of this report are to learn from the NNL/NPI experience of the extractives and infrastructure sectors, propose an organizing framework for applying NNL/NPI approaches in other business sectors and to explore the potential for applying NPI approaches in commercial agriculture and forestry sectors. Click here to download.
The rapid increase in food prices in many countries has led to substantial media attention on agriculture. We hope that this Facts & Trends publication will help uncover some key trade-offs that mean challenging decisions for governments, farmers, consumers and industry and will attempt to better understand the challenges facing the sustainable management of agricultural ecosystems. Click here to download.
Report of the IUCN-convened expert group assessing biodiversity implications of Raízen’s implementation of the Bonsucro Standard in Brazil. Click here to download.
Useful tools developed by other organisations
This is a useful tool published by the BROA partners that helps companies with agricultural supply chains to:
- assess impacts and dependence on biodiversity and ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes
- identify and prioritize risks and opportunities
- work with local stakeholders and partners at a landscape level
- create action and monitoring plan
For more information and to download the tool, visit the BROA website.
This report published by the World Resources Institute is a structured methodology that helps managers proactively develop strategies to manage business risks and opportunities arising from their company’s dependence and impact on ecosystems. Visit the World Resources Institute website for more information.