Payments for ecosystem services are becoming an increasingly important part of the U.S. business and regulatory landscape. As programs that provide payments for ecosystem services grow, policy makers will need to determine how these various payments should interact with each other.
Multilateral development bank (MDB) development services can benefit from incorporating a more systematic approach to managing ecosystems in their strategic priority setting, analytical advisory servi
In the 1980s, Thailand’s government, initially supported by the World Bank, focused on a single ecosystem service—aquaculture—to supply a growing frozen shrimp export industry.
How Multilateral Development Banks Can Strengthen Development by Using Ecosystem Services
This report identifies entry points for mainstreaming ecosystem services in Multilateral Development Banks' (MDBs’) core operations and describes a portfolio of tools to help. It also presents a range of policy options that MDBs can help country partners implement to sustain critical...
Ecosystem Services is playing a growing role in Brazilian environmental law.
A Preliminary Roadmap for Improving Ecosystem Service Indicators
This paper compiles and assesses current ecosystems services indicators in order to inform and advance such efforts.
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
Reef ecosystems face both local and global threats. Here is what needs to be done to ensure the world's corals and mangroves are preserved.
Amidst the financial crisis, banks are continuing their push for improved corporate environmental performance.