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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Guidelines and case studies for businesses in the Tourism sector
Guidelines Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels Integrating biodiversity considerations in planning and operational decisions for hotels and resorts is important not only for the...
Guidelines for businesses active in the Apparel sector
Guidelines Biodiversity risks and opportunities in the apparel sector This report aims at providing a better understanding of the relationship between the apparel sector value chains and...
Guidelines and case studies for stakeholders in the Energy sector
Guidelines A Global Assessment of the Environmental and Social Impacts Caused by the Production and Use of Biofuels This report offers a review of literature from various sources on the impacts of...
  Project Title: Mangroves and Markets (MAM) Location: Ca Mau province, Viet Nam and Chanthaburi province, Thailand Duration: 2013 - currently ongoing Project Background: Thailand and Vietnam...
Resources and publications introducing the Business and Biodiversity Programme and IUCN's engagement with global business
  A strategic approach on biodiversity: the what, why and howPhoto: IUCN Companies are increasingly taking steps to integrate environmental – and specifically biodiversity – considerations in their...
Project title: Revision and finalising the draft National Conservation Strategy (NCS) Location: Bangladesh Duration: 2015 – 2016 Project background: The Government of Bangladesh is committed to...
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 Enhanced...
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 challenge...
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...

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