Independent report on biodiversity offsets

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This report provides an independent overview of the current and key issues regarding biodiversity offsets. It sets out some pragmatic ways forward, including the business case for offsets, offsets principles and methods, application to the mining sector, best practice case studies, relationship to ecosystem services and ongoing challenges.

It was authored by The Biodiversity Consultancy and jointly commissioned by ICMM and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), with whom ICMM has a five-year Memorandum of Understanding.

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