Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Forest landscape restoration (FLR) brings people together to identify and put in place a mix of land-use practices that will help restore the functions of forests across a whole landscape. IUCN’s...
Measuring and valuing business impact on natural capital
The Natural Capital Protocol is a standardised framework for business to measure and value its direct and indirect impacts and dependencies on natural capital. It was created under the auspices of...
Helping business conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services
IUCN and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have collaborated to help boost private sector efforts in conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES). Together they have developed The...
IUCN and the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) have been working together on mining, biodiversity and related issues since 2000. The relationship was first formalised in 2003....
Project title: Policy, power and incentives to strengthen Hilsa conservation and livelihood options for the poor   Location: Primary and secondary study areas of the project entitled...
Guidelines and case studies for businesses and policy makers in the Extractives sector
Guidelines Mining, the Aluminium Industry and Indigenous Peoples Finding ways to ensure that corporations respect and support the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples remains a...
Amplifying the voice of business
IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced a new five-year partnership in December 2015 that will help businesses address global challenges, such as climate...
Tail fin of Western Gray Whale in Sakhalin
Business and conservationists sharing a common goal
In response to concerns raised by the Russian and international conservation community about the critically endangered western gray whale, and at the request of Sakhalin Energy, in...
Collaborating with governments and business sectors on key global conservation issues
Collaboration is a key element of a winning strategy. For many years, IUCN has worked with its Members from government and NGOs, as well as the private sector, to generate impacts that go beyond the...
Measuring and valuing business impact on natural capital
IUCN’s Global Business and Biodiversity Programme, along with World Business Council for Sustainable Development and a consortium of organisations, has lead the business outreach on the new...
The conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity is the foundation of a sustainable economy. Water, food, shelter and energy are the building blocks upon which life and economic systems are built. The...
Guidelines and other publications for business leaders and policy makers in the cement and aggregates industry
Guidelines   Biodiversity management in the cement and aggregates sector: Summary Brochure This document summarises the three guidance documents that IUCN has produced for the cement...

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