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 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...
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 2004 IUCN convened...
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...
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 and...
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 Natural...
The IUCN-Rio Tinto Natural Capital Project attempts to identify and quantify biodiversity and ecosystem services values in key regions where Rio Tinto operates, in order to incorporate the value of...
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...
IUCN and Shell have been working together on biodiversity issues since 2000. The current set of collaborative projects seeks to leverage earlier agreements that saw IUCN and Shell demonstrating...
IUCN work in the field of Ecomomics is varied and highly important to support the work of many IUCN thematic programmes. Some of these are listed and explained below: People in Nature Economics of...
People and nature blur in the world’s indigenous languages Written by Seline Meijer. This article is published on the IUCN Blog on the Huffington Post website. Indigenous peoples from around the...
Find knowledge products and tools for managing the conservation issues that involve your business
The Business and Biodiversity Programme focuses on helping businesses to adopt policies that avoid and minimise impacts on biodiversity, seek opportunities for biodiversity conservation and generate...
The private sector plays a critical role in determining how biodiversity is used and conserved, and there are clear benefits to businesses in improving environmental performance, including reduced...

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