Publiciones

Ecosystems

Agricultural Ecosystems: Facts et trends

Agriculture is suffering from a growing dilemma: it needs to feed a fast growing world population, and conserve biodiversity and manage the natural resources of an increasingly depleted planet. How to understand this crisis, and the rapid increase in food prices in many countries, is the purpose of this report by the WBCSD and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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The Corporate Ecosystem Services Review: Guidelines for identifying business risks and opportunities arising from ecosystem change

This structured methodology helps managers proactively develop strategies to manage business risks and opportunities arising from their company's dependence and impact on ecosystems.

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Markets for Ecosystem Services: New challenges and opportunities for business and the environment

This report shows how at a fundamental level, all economies and businesses depend directly or indirectly on the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable supply of ecosystem services. It is intended for both the business and conservation communities, in an effort to establish a shared vision of market-based approaches to nature conservation.

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Business et Biodiversity: A handbook for corporate action

This document builds on the 1997 guide to provide updated information on the business case for biodiversity. It outlines the current biodiversity issues for business and corporate strategies for progress.

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Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products Guide and Resource Kit

This toolbox is designed to help corporate managers understand and find the best advice on how to purchase products originating from the world's forests.

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Biofuels Issue Brief

This Issue Brief provides an overview of biofuel production and use with a special focus on the transport sector. It describes first and second generation biofuels and explores their potential as a possible substitute for fossil fuels.

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Ecosystem Challenges and Business Implications

Companies use ecosystem services, and that use alters the ecosystems and their ability to provide services. This publication discusses the challenges inherent in the use of ecosystem services and the implications for business.

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Business et Biodiversity: A guide for the private sector

This business primer looks at the business implications of the Convention on Biological Diversity. It provides a methodology for business to implement the Convention's objectives.

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