Helping transform and shift the leather sector in Spain towards circularity

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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  Client: Spanish Leather company based in Valencia Traditionally, the leather sector and tanning, in particular, have been linked to a wide range of unsustainable practices: deforestation to make way for cattle pastures, uncertainty in animal welfare, improper disposal of chemicals, and water overuse, for example. To address these sustainability challenges, respond to stronger environmental […]

Content development for a IUCN Biodiversity Footprinting Guide

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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Client: The National Committee of the Netherlands of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN-NL) IUCN Netherlands sough out support from Altus Impact to help with the preparation of a guide on Biodiversity Footprinting Tools and how to effectively inspire action among businesses and policymakers alike when it comes to decisions on biodiversity measurement. […]

Economic analysis of new dam infrastructure in Australia

26 October
2020
Andrew Buckwell

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Urannah creek

Photo credit: Jeff Tan – https://urannah.com.au/about/ Client: Mackay Conservation Group | June-July 2020 The proposed Urannah dam in regional north Queensland in Australia will flood the Country of the Wiri and Birri peoples of the Birri Gaba Nation. The broader impacts of the dam include enabling expansion of the region’s coal mining industry. These investments […]

Content development for an internal position paper for WWF Netherlands

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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  Client: WWF Netherlands  

Content, Editorial & Design Services for the UN Statistics Division

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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  Client: UN SEEA

Digital Annual Reports for UN-PAGE

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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Client: UN-PAGE | 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 At the beginning of 2017 Altus Impact was commissioned by the United Nations Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) to publish its 2016 annual report in digital format. The annual report was launched at the 2017 PAGE Ministerial Conference in Berlin. Unbounded by the constraints of the printed […]

The Case for Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in the Upper West Region of Ghana

26 October
2020
Vanja Westerberg

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Client: The Economics of Land Degradation Project phase: January 2018 – January 2020 Land degradation and desertification are amongst the world’s greatest environmental challenges. The African continent is the most affected in terms of soil erosion, but it has a huge potential for ecological restoration (Gnacadja and Wiese, 2016; ELD & UNEP 2015). The “Regreening Africa” […]

User research & Content development for a technical paper for the Dutch Environment Agency

26 October
2020
Chloe Hill

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  Client: PBL (The Dutch Environment Agency)   The Dutch Environment Agency sought support from Altus Impact to help with the preparation of a technical paper on Integrated Land Use Management (ILM) and Natural Capital Accounting and how to effectively bring these two schools of thought and communities together, particularly when it comes to working […]

Rapid overview of global ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes

26 October
2020
Vanja Westerberg

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Rapid overview of global ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes

Client: IUCN | May – July, 2019 Altus Impact is contributing to a major upcoming IUCN report, on the case for improving land health for agriculture to be published in 2020. The report will provide evidence and analysis to support stronger dialogue between conservation and agricultural actors around sustainability in the food and agricultural sectors. […]

Production & design of a UN Green Economy textbook

26 October
2020
Andrew Buckwell

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Client: UN Environment UNEP approached Altus Impact to put together a green economy publication, bring together contributions from more than 20 authors writing in the economics and green economy. Altus Impact undertook copy-writing and editing tasks and the full design of the document and its supporting website. Altus Impact designed a 400 page online book […]