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Why Investing in Landscape Scale Restoration Makes Good Business Sense

Why Investing in Landscape Scale Restoration Makes Good Business Sense

Companies relying on the natural resources of our earth to support their value chains are competing against the backdrop of unpredictable climate change impacts. Today, a commitment to corporate stakeholders is a commitment to doing more than just protecting what’s left of our environment. It is a commitment to restoring what we have lost. And that is where landscape scale restoration comes in.

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Restoring an ‘Economic Engine’ – Why Green ROI Models are Important

Restoring an ‘Economic Engine’ – Why Green ROI Models are Important

The tremendous power of thriving trees and flourishing natural habitats to combat global warming is not a new revelation. However, the ability to measure and monetize the return on investment (ROI) and social return on investment (SROI) of ecosystem restoration is a new concept taking root. Restore the Earth’s mission is to reestablish the earth’s essential forest and wetland ecosystems, by delivering outstanding environmental, social, and economic returns. The organization is restoring one million acres in the Mississippi River Basin and has dubbed this initiative the “North America’s Amazon Project.”

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Betting on a Big Vision

Betting on a Big Vision

Some people spend their retirement years taking river cruises or perfecting their golf swing. PJ and Marv Marshall are spending theirs by raising hundreds of millions of dollars and mucking through the forests and wetlands of the lower Mississippi River planting trees. They are betting on a big vision to create resilient communities, build local economies, and lower the carbon footprint of the entire country.

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Delivering on Climate Commitments

Delivering on Climate Commitments

As the world counts down to two degrees, innovative companies are taking the lead and filling the policy void. Businesses are voluntarily setting quantifiable climate change targets; many committing to carbon neutrality. Going even further, visionary corporate leaders are delivering on climate commitments through enduring solutions that possess significant, measurable co-benefits.

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Restore the Earth Partners with Social Value International to Release First-of-Their-Kind Reports

Restore the Earth Partners with Social Value International to Release First-of-Their-Kind Reports

Nonprofit Restore the Earth Foundation, in collaboration with Social Value International (SVI), released two social impact reports based on eco-restoration projects. These first-of-a-kind reports assess, quantify and monetize the environmental, social, and economic impacts of investments in landscape-scale restoration. Report findings support the business case for funding a holistic climate-smart solution to degraded and destroyed ecosystems.

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