Mapping the current landscape of biodiversity and ecosystem services valuation tools for business

Event: The 9th Ecosystem services Partnership, World Conference
Date: December 12, 2017 (Shenzhen, China)

Through a review of various tools available for business,
the paper mapped:
Key impact drivers they used in the valuation tools;
Key features of the tools with a view of comprehensiveness, universality, simplicity and accessibility; and
Indicators that tools used for land use valuation
The paper also identified :
the tools fit into the interests of the Japanese companies;
gaps in the existing valuation tools and discussed what need to be done to fill these gaps.