Landscape finance

Revitalising Europe’s Landscapes: New Report on Financing Large-scale Nature Restoration

“Investing at landscape level requires us to look at our world through a different lens. An investment in landscape restoration is not just an investment in the environment, it is an inves ...

Commonland chapters featured in Land Restoration book

In 2015, Willem Ferwerda, along with our colleague Dieter van Broeck and Commonland Ambassador John D.Liu, each contributed chapters to the Elsevier-published book “Land Restoration: Reclaiming La ...

Recommendations on Delivering the European Green Deal Through Landscape Restoration

Commonland has come together with Landscape Finance Lab, as well as 19 other contributors, to issue a policy briefing offering guidance to EU institutions and Member States on why and how to leve ...

El Marco de los 4 Retornos

El Marco de los 4 Retornos para la restauración de paisajes es una herramienta práctica y probada de cambio sistémico que permite a las partes interesadas aplicat un enfoque paisajístico. Este mar ...

4 Returns Landscape Valuation Method further perfected

To restore and regenerate ecosystems for the sake of future generations, we need to redesign our current economic model. This requires a long-term focus and a new perspective on value, called integrat ...

The 4 Returns Framework for Landscape Restoration

This publication is the result of a close collaboration between Commonland, the WWF Landscape Finance Lab and Wetlands International, with support from the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management. The ...

On the Way to Forest Landscape Restoration

This study by OroVerde – Tropical Forest Foundation and the Global Nature Fund (GNF) of November 2019 gives an overview of existing Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) Initiatives, their goals and t ...

Land Restoration for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

This Think Piece by the International Resource Panel (IRP) provides science-based reflections highlighting the strategic importance of land restoration efforts for the achievement of every single SDG. ...

IPBES global assessment on biodiversity and ecosystem services

An assessment of the status and trends with regard to biodiversity and ecosystem services, the impact of biodiversity and ecosystem services on human well-being and the effectiveness of responses. All ...

Healthy diets from sustainable food systems

Summary Report of the EAT-Lancet Commission. “Transformation to healthy diets by 2050 will require substantial dietary shifts. A diet rich in plant-based foods and with fewer animal source fo ...

4 Returns, 3 Zones, 20 Years : A holistic framework

The first report on the 4 Returns has been published in 2015 by IUCN Commisions on Ecosystem Management, the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, and Willem Ferwerda, founder Commonland ...