The Task Force is a practical, business led, independent review of the business opportunities arising from valuing nature correctly. The Government has asked the Task Force to review the opportunities for UK business from expanding green goods, services, products, investment vehicles and markets which value and protect our natural environment.
- the water cycle
- food cycle
- carbon and nature markets
- natural capital: resource scarcity and reilience.
The report identifies why nature should matter to business. Outlining how economic growth and the individual businesses which contribute to it depend on the prudent management and use of our natural resources. Nature provides water, crops, biodiversity, pollination, air quality and more, less tangible services to business; either directly or via supply chains, for free. These pricesless yet limited supplies of natural assets are not integrated into the cost of porduction and are undervalued in Government and business decision-making.
To read the full report, click here.