How businesses measure their impact on nature
Little Blue Research undertook interviews and a gap analysis to contribute to the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s paper on ‘How businesses measure their impact on nature’.
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
7,000 sustainability alumni
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) required qualitative research support to produce a paper on methods to measure natural capital. CISL also wanted support in identifying any gaps in data and providing recommendations on how businesses can address these gaps.
Mapping the coverage of nature based topics including carbon, water, soil and biodiversity in various disclosure based frameworks.
Identifying data gaps for specific natural capital impacts and recommendations on where to use proxy data.
Final report including:
o Survey of sustainability professionals.
o Data gap analysis across biodiversity, soil, water and carbon impacts.
o Metric requirements and recommendations.
Interviews with different standard setters.