A Synthesis of the Approach, Conclusions and Recommendations of TEEB

Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature provides a synthesis of the approach, conclusions and recommendations of TEEB.

TEEB for Local and Regional Policy Makers

The study illustrates how dependent cities and municipalities are on nature, and that nature has cost-effective solutions to local problems such as drinking water supply or air pollution control.

TEEB for Business

This document summarizes a major component of TEEB aimed at the business community. The full report sets out the business case for biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES).

TEEB for Policy Makers

TEEB for Policy Makers underlines the urgent need to improve knowledge and awareness of the social and economic dimension of the loss of biological diversity. This summary aims to assist policy makers in reaching informed decisions regarding nature conservation and sustainable economic development.

TEEB Climate Issues Update

TEEB Climate Issues Update to show how climate change and biodiversity are inextricably linked and how investments in the restoration and conservation of our planet’s ecosystems, valued at several trillion dollars, can play a major role in combating climate change. The Climate Issues Update also helped draw attention to climate change’s devastating impact on coral reefs.

TEEB An Interim Report

At the 9th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD in Bonn, author of the interim report Pavan Sukhdev presented a "comprehensive and convincing business model for the conservation of biological diversity". The project was launched in 2007 by the Federal Environment Ministry and commissioner for the Environment in the European Commission, Stavros Dimas, in order to gain a better understanding of the true economic value of the services provided by nature. This is the first interim report.

Last updated: 22.05.2014

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