Guide on biodiversity measurement approaches (2nd edition)
Guide on biodiversity measurement approaches for financial institutions.
Guide on engagement with companies
The Guide on engagement with companies was launched in a webinar on April 12th. It was created by members of the Finance for Biodiversity Foundation and the Finance@Biodiversity Community, and provides information and support for financial institutions on how to engage with companies on biodiversity topics.
Initiative overview finance and biodiversity
Overview of biodiversity initiatives for financial institutions.
Visual story: Making the Netherlands more climate robust – what role do financial institutions play?
Visual story about financial institutions’ role in climate adaptation, based on 20 interviews with financial institutions and public sector bodies, and desk research.
Trial with SDG-oriented environmental vision
SDG-oriented environmental vison, May 2020
Guide helping municipalities with formulating their environmental vision, in preparation of the implementation of the Environment and Planning Act. Including a compass for using and weighting the Global Goals (In Dutch).
Ensuring climate adaptation on private land
Decision Model for Public-Private Instruments, November 2019
Results of interviews with practitioners of the municipality of Amsterdam, ordered by Waternet, about ensuring climate adaptation on private land (In Dutch).
Beslisondersteunend model om te komen tot meest passend instrument (in Dutch)
Factsheet Gezamenlijke ontwikkelambitie (in Dutch)
Factsheet Waterneutrale Bouwenvelop en Kavelpaspoort (in Dutch)
Factsheet Tender en Prijs-Kwaliteit Verhouding criteria (in Dutch)
Factsheet BREEAM NL Niewbouw & Renovatie (in Dutch)
Factsheet Duurzame Rioolheffing (in Dutch)
Raamwerk van ervaringen (in Dutch)
Footprinting, Positive Impact and Roadmap for Biodiversity Investment
EU CoP Finance@Biodiversity, November 2018
Flyer with results of the EU CoP Finance@Biodiversity.
Value Creation with Natural Capital
Natural Capital Expedition, April 2018
This white paper describes natural capital risks and opportunities for finance and business. The results of two expeditions, exploring investing in Agro-Food sector and the Built Environment, show routes for a joint transition.
Finance for One Planet
CoP Financial Institutions and Natural Capital, November 2016
The ecosystem perspective offers the necessary new partnerships that are needed to create stable climate, clean water and fertile land. This interactive PDF contains insights from the CoP Financial Institutions and Natural Capital, as well as eleven stories from the practice of the participating banks, insurers, pension fund and private equity.
Natural Capital: an appealing perspective
Dialogue Natural Capital, January 2016
This paper includes the conclusions of a dialogue between the Dutch central government and a number of social sectors. The participants concluded that innovative partnerships are essential for ensuring the resilience of natural capital. Starting with shared goals and clearer information, leading to innovation and a better business case for sustainable business practices.
Business and Biodiversity
CoP Business and Biodiversity, November 2014
A business that thinks in terms of ecosystems is able to develop new product ideas, profit models and coalition partners. This publication shares insights from the CoP Business and Biodiversity. The thirteen stories from practice, provide an inspiration for organizations wishing to strengthen ecosystems. The relationship between a company and its ecosystems shows the path to action.
Cradle to Cradle pays off!
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, 2011
This publication describes cradle to cradle procurement, internal support and innovation for a positive environmental impact. Seventeen businesses from the C2C Learning Community (Dutch) talk about their experiences and the lessons they have learned.
Usability of Life Cycle Assessment for Cradle to Cradle purposes
Netherlands Enterprise Agency, 2011
Together with field specialists, six companies from the Cradle to Cradle Learning Community explored how the environmental impact of their C2C products can be improved using an Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). It examines the feasibility and usefulness of using LCAs to evaluate circular products that are designed to have a positive environmental impact, as well including the opinions of an international sounding board.