Nature-based solutions for climate: guidance for companies
A one-stop shop for guidance on incorporating nature in corporate climate plans - from ambition to action, advocacy and accountability
Every company should factor nature into their climate plans. This means playing their part in cutting the 35% of global emissions that are related to forestry, farming and land use and investing beyond their value chain to protect and restore natural ecosystems like forests and wetlands.
Yet there is widespread confusion about where nature fits into a company’s climate journey , including the role of the voluntary carbon markets.
We have brought together best-in-class resources and initiatives from our network of partners, to guide companies to credible action on nature. We share the latest science, insights into current debates, and stories from businesses leading the way, to build business confidence to act.
Nature and The 4 A's of Climate Leadership
The 4 A’s of Climate Leadership framework is the We Mean Business Coalition’s core offer for business. It’s a framework to enable companies to take credible climate action across the value chain and beyond. We continue to adapt and refine it as new standards and guidelines come out to ensure it reflects the latest best practice.
These are the key principles for factoring nature into each stage of a company’s climate journey: