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Navigating Wetland Mitigation Markets

While the use of ecosystem services markets is increasingly discussed as a policy option to protect ecological functions that benefit society, there is limited publicly available information regarding the risks associated with investing in, operating in, and regulating, such markets. In this paper we outline the risks faced both by entrepreneurs who sponsor wetland mitigation […]

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State of Watershed Payments 2012: Executive Summary for Business

 This report benchmarks companies taking a landscape-scale approach to water risk – looking beyond direct operations to the larger watershed context. Business leaders from Coca-Cola to SABMiller to Sony are experimenting with natural infrastructure investments that address many of the operational risks at the top of their lists – including supply disruptions and emerging regulations – while saving money, increasing resilience to […]

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State of Watershed Payments 2012: Executive Summary for Business

 This report benchmarks companies taking a landscape-scale approach to water risk – looking beyond direct operations to the larger watershed context. Business leaders from Coca-Cola to SABMiller to Sony are experimenting with natural infrastructure investments that address many of the operational risks at the top of their lists – including supply disruptions and emerging regulations – while saving money, increasing resilience to […]

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Increasing Participation In Incentive
Programs For Biodiversity Conservation

Engaging private landowners in conservation activities for imperiled species is critical to maintaining and enhancing biodiversity. Market-based approaches can incentivize conservation behaviors on private lands by shifting the benefit–cost ratio of engaging in activities that result in net conservation benefits for target species. In the United States and elsewhere, voluntary conservation agreements with financial incentives […]

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Charting New Waters

 The number of initiatives that protect and restore forests, wetlands, and other water-rich ecosystems has nearly doubled in just four years as governments urgently seek sustainable alternatives to costly industrial infrastructure, according to a new report from Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace.   “Whether you need to save water-starved China from economic ruin or protect drinking […]

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Collecting the Drops: Toward Creative Water Strategies

“Connecting the Drops: Toward Creative Water Strategies” includes a suite of learning modules, case studies, and resources to help businesses develop sound water strategies. The toolkit offers guidance in assessing water use and impacts, identifying risks and opportunties, and developing systems for tracking and managing water resource management. “Connecting the Drops: Toward Creative Water Strategies” […]

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Collecting the Drops: A Water Sustainability Planner

“Collecting the Drops: A Water Sustainability Planner” is a set of tools developed by the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) to help businesses assess their water use and impacts, and better understand how water resources management can affect “license to operate.” The toolkit will be especially useful to facilities staff and/or a business’ operating division, […]

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Green Values Stormwater Management Calculator

This tool allow users to make hydrological and financial comparisons between conventional stormwater management strategies and green interventions.?Users can input site statistics, and a range of green infrastructure interventions to see outcomes in both hydrological (discharge and peak discharge by lot and site levels, total detention size requirements, and average annual discharge) and financial (life […]

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Video Tour of RIBITS Wetland Bank Information Site

The tour goes thorough what information can be found on the site, and should be helpful for someone who is already familiar with wetland mitigation banking, but hasn’t explored the RIBITS site. Enjoy! For the video tutorial click here!

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Ecosystem Service Market Development: The Role and Opportunity for Finance

Executive Summary Intact ecosystems on rural lands provide critical services to residents of Oregon and other regions. These services include but are not limited to regulation of climate through carbon sequestration, provision of clean freshwater for cities and towns, support of fisheries that sustain us, and preservation of intact, wild landscapes of great spiritual and […]

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Conservation Almanac

The Conservation Almanac covers land area conservation activity across the United States from 1998-2005. The project grew out of the many requests The Trust for Public Land has received for data to understand the “context” for land conservation and the growing conservation finance movement. Elected officials, journalists, foundations and others want to know things like: […]

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Landscope

Our Goal: To inspire and inform collaborative place-based conservation in the U.S. by increasing the pace and effectiveness of land-protection investments in every state. LandScope America — a collaborative project of NatureServe and the National Geographic Society — is a new online resource for the land-protection community and the public. Planned for release in fall […]

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State of the Voluntary Carbon Market webinar

APX, New Carbon Finance and Ecosystem Marketplace would like to invite you to a complimentary Webinar, The Voluntary Carbon Markets: Current State of Affairs. You may already know that the global voluntary carbon markets continue to experience dramatic growth involving everyone from corporations and project developers to financial services and NGOs. But what’s really going […]