The Natural Value Initiative (NVI) is Fauna & Flora International's (FFI) platform to engage financial institutions around natural capital by developing tools and methodologies that demonstrate the materiality of nature capital and enables mainstreaming thereof into financial decision-
Increase your infrastructure project’s attractiveness to investors in only a few steps. The GIB SmartScan allows you to assess your infrastructure projects based on its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues and helps to efficiently flag risks and opportunities for improvements of your
Considering the overall goals of the OpenNESS project and its variety of case studies, it is important to have a clear idea about how the concept of green infrastructure can be operationalised in practice, despite its inherent conceptual complexity and ambiguity. The concept of Green Infrastructure
This summary document provides an overview of the eight-step framework for eliciting demand for ecosystem services put forth by the OPERAs Exemplars in the full guidance document, Eliciting Demand for Ecosystem Services: Results and User Guidance from the OPERAs Demand Synthesis Working Group. The
Mapping and assessment of ecosystem services in Natura 2000 sites of the Niraj - Tarnava Mica region
The goal of the project is to assess and map the most important ecosystem services of the area based on the perception, valuation and utilization of the services by the local residents.
A short presentation showing an overview of the way stakeholders where identified and weighted at the urban hybrid dune exemplar in Barcelona, forming part of the OPERAs project.
An infographic that synthesises the work done at the Barcelona hybrid dune, an exemplar of the OPERAs project.
Participatory scenarios development and planning In the recently published IPBES assessment on scenarios and models, the uses of scenarios for biodiversity and ecosystem services where summarized. They serve for awareness raising and agenda setting, and assist in policy and more broadly
Creating Space, Aligning Motivations, and Building Trust: Key Elements of Stakeholder Engagement in 12 Ecosystem Services Case Studies
Using examples from all twelve of the OPERAs Exemplar case studies, this guidance document puts forth a stakeholder engagement framework comprising three key elements and their respective components, and demonstrates how awareness of key issues and a strategy for addressing them can help build
A toolkit for valuing the benefits of green infrastructure, consisting of a spreadsheet calculator and a user guide. Monetary and non-monetary values are calculated, generally using a benefits transfer approach. Can be used either to value a planned intervention, or existing green infrastructure.
High-performance lidar scanner for environmental surveys. Flown on a fixed wing UAV with advanced specification. Long duration (8 hrs) and long range (1,000 km). Real time lidar data processing: by the time the drone lands, your inventory information inhand!
The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is a joint project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), managed by UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).The dataset described here shows the global
There is no clear definition of participatory economic valuation methods. wo common features can be identified: a concern with reflecting stakeholders’ own perceptions, references and categories of value, and efforts to ensure that ecosystem service users and beneficiaries are directly
reference assessment is a direct and quantitative consultative method for analyzing perceptions, knowledge and associated value of ecosystem services demand or use (or even social motivations for maintaining the service) without using economic metrics. It could also be used to understand which
The TEEBAgriFood valuation framework is a frame of analysis that can enable us to answer the question "what should we value, and why?" The framework ensures that nothing important is missed, and that the full range of impacts and dependencies (including externalities) from eco-agri-food
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