Biodiversity services

Biodiversity services

Biodiversity is fast taking centre stage in corporate sustainability strategies with many companies
setting Net Gain targets.

Aiming for Biodiversity Net Gain demonstrates leadership and sends a clear message that the company takes sustainability seriously. Our expert consultancy services support clients to set and achieve Net Gain efficiently and effectively.

We develop corporate strategies, management systems and training programmes on Net Gain. We provide tools to monitor losses and gains in biodiversity throughout a project’s lifecycle and road maps showing each stage of the Net Gain process.

We work with a variety of customers, from multi-national companies to small family-owned firms, offering a bespoke approach for each individual project.

Balfour Beatty is the lead contributing author on the UK's first Good Practice Principles on Biodiversity Net Gain.

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Explaining Biodiversity Net Gain scoring

How is the Net Gain score of a project calculated?

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Biodiversity Net Gain Infographic

Explaining Biodiversity and Natural Capital

Calculating the biodiversity Net Gain and Natural Capital values of a project's footprint helps us understand the unseen natural benefits of a piece of land.

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Ecosystem Services infographic

Natural Capital Benefits

This infographic shows the Natural Capital Benefits of Biodiversity Net Gain (in financial values) for a transport upgrade scheme.

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Blogs and further information

No net loss for people and biodiversity
September 2018
No net loss for people and biodiversity

Piloting an ‘ecometric’ with biodiversity units
February 2018
Ecometric conference paper

Six steps to main-streaming Biodiversity Net Gain
January 2018 
Main-streaming Net Gain

Biodiversity Net Gain good practice principles
January 2018 
Biodiversity Net Gain presentation

Biodiversity Net Gain and Corporate Natural Capital Accounting
October 2017
Watch the BBOP webinar

Housing, Infrastructure and Natural Capital
October 2017
View the presentation

Conservation Optimism Summit
Summer 2017
Watch the video

Consultation on UK's Biodiversity Net Gain Good Practice Principles
June 2017
Watch the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Program webinar

Introduction to the UK's Biodiversity Net Gain Good Practice Principles
December 2016
Workshop outputs Read more

Opening the doors to biodiversity net gain
October 2016
Watch the IEMA webinar

Biodiversity Net Gain is the next big thing
August 2016
So what's the business case? Read more

Biodiversity Offsetting
Summer 2016
It can be better for nature Read more

A road map to Biodiversity Net Gain

Read our latest public policy paper 'A Better Balance' here.