Accounting for Biodiversity by Michael Jones

By Michael Jones

‘Biodiversity’ at its least difficult, refers back to the number of species inhabiting Planet Earth. it truly is necessary to the overall healthiness of the planet. there's now a systematic consensus round the present ongoing difficulty in biodiversity coming up from either weather swap and human actions. specialists think we're in the course of a mass extinction of biodiversity with devastating outcomes for our planet.

Accounting for Biodiversity

explores the necessity for corporations to actively guard, preserve and enhance biodiversity inside of their sphere of operation. The 14 chapters written by way of a particular group of specialists examine the ways that businesses are embracing their accountability via a number of biodiversity tasks and cutting edge versions designed to enhance the recording, reporting and valuing of biodiversity. international case reviews examine biodiversity accounting in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and South the US. total, this publication offers a accomplished set of reflections on accounting for biodiversity and suggestions for the long run.

This e-book is key studying for all these drawn to the contribution that accounting could make to the renovation of biodiversity. As we see expanding expertise of the significance of sustainability and ecological accountability in enterprise task it truly is correct and will end up informative to scholars, managers, accountants and people in company extra in most cases. it's also vital for all these drawn to retaining biodiversity.

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By Michael Jones

‘Biodiversity’ at its least difficult, refers back to the number of species inhabiting Planet Earth. it truly is necessary to the overall healthiness of the planet. there's now a systematic consensus round the present ongoing difficulty in biodiversity coming up from either weather swap and human actions. specialists think we're in the course of a mass extinction of biodiversity with devastating outcomes for our planet.

Accounting for Biodiversity

explores the necessity for corporations to actively guard, preserve and enhance biodiversity inside of their sphere of operation. The 14 chapters written by way of a particular group of specialists examine the ways that businesses are embracing their accountability via a number of biodiversity tasks and cutting edge versions designed to enhance the recording, reporting and valuing of biodiversity. international case reviews examine biodiversity accounting in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and South the US. total, this publication offers a accomplished set of reflections on accounting for biodiversity and suggestions for the long run.

This e-book is key studying for all these drawn to the contribution that accounting could make to the renovation of biodiversity. As we see expanding expertise of the significance of sustainability and ecological accountability in enterprise task it truly is correct and will end up informative to scholars, managers, accountants and people in company extra in most cases. it's also vital for all these drawn to retaining biodiversity.

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The Wildlife Works project has achieved this by demonstrating that the project area meets the criteria by having “at least a single individual” (CCBA, 2008, p. 35) of Grevy’s Zebra and of African Hunting Dogs, both of which are classed as endangered by the IUCN Red List. In addition, it meets the criteria by having “at least 30 individuals” (CCBA, 2008, p. 35) of cheetah and lion, both of which are classed as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List. 5. Discussion Wildlife Works’ goal is to protect and conserve the biodiversity of the Kasigau Corridor.

Offsets therefore allow firms to report a net GHG emissions figure that is lower than the gross GHG emissions the firm actually generates. , 2008). ’s (2011) analysis of private climate change reporting reveals that institutional investors ask for further information from firms than is presented in their public reporting. Firms are pressed to spell out their strategies to reduce their exposure to risks derived from climate change, such as new costs from regulatory regimes imposed in attempts to tackle climate change.

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