Changes to livestock farming are likely to free up land for natural capital provision including biodiversity
There can be no doubt that the agricultural sector is likely to experience a major impact on its activities inRead more.
The Environment Bill and Biodiversity Net Gain Delivery – What Planning Authorities Need to Know
The Environment Bill sets out the mechanism by which biodiversity net gain from development is to operate. Planning Authorities willRead more.
Our Chairman Interviewed In IEMA Transform Magazine
Our Chairman David Hill was recently interviewed for a piece in Transform Magazine, a publication from the Institute for EnvironmentalRead more.
The Environment Bill – Our Thoughts
The Environment Bill was introduced on the 15 October 2019 by Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers. The Government has also published aRead more.
Environment Bank’s Model Analysed On US Blog
A recent blog article published on the US-based website Ecosystem Marketplace discussed how Environment Bank is pioneering the use ofRead more.
Habitat Banks will be the way to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain
The latest update to the Environment Bill, just released, confirms that all future projects involving the development of land willRead more.
Could mitigation standards finally be about to improve?
Back in 2008, I proposed an ‘Office for Standards in the Environment’, part of whose role would be to ensureRead more.
“Biodiversity net gain – what is it?” article featured in CLA magazine
An article about biodiversity net gain was featured in the July edition of the Countryside and Land Association magazine ‘LandRead more.
Government launches Green Finance Strategy
Yesterday the government announced it was launching a Green Finance Strategy with the aim to increase investment in sustainable projectsRead more.
Environment Bank Featured in CIEEM InPractice Net Gain Special
Below follows a brief summary of the article, if you would like to read the full piece click here. TheRead more.
Calculate Biodiversity Net Gain With Our Free Biodiversity Impact Calculator
With biodiversity net gain soon to become a mandatory requirement for all new developments, now is the time to startRead more.
The Environment Is Now The Main Agenda Item
Without an environment we have nothing. Yet the escalation in news stories about biodiversity loss, impacts of climate change nowRead more.
Response to the Natural Capital Committee Comments on Net Gain
Whilst the advice on environmental net gain recently given to Government by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC) has some welcomeRead more.
Learning How to Establish a Functioning Biodiversity Offset Market From Tradable Pollution Permit Markets
With biodiversity net gain being mandated there will need to be an effective market established for biodiversity offset sites (habitatRead more.
Standards for Biodiversity Offsetting Need to be Established as we Deliver Net Gain From Development
We have been modeling the relative costs of delivering biodiversity net gain (BNG) either onsite, ie within the development siteRead more.