Development of a Land Degradation Neutral planning tool

18 September
2021
Vanja Westerberg

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Land degradation tool screen shot

Altus Impact joined the GEO-LDN competition in August 2020 – an international technology innovation competition to design and build software analytics solutions to support more transparent and well-informed land use decisions at the local to national level across the globe.

Science Communications Support for New Plastics Report

18 September
2021
Chloe Hill

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  Client: Metabolic, Amsterdam The Altus comms and editorial team were engaged on this short sweet project to transform technical content produced by Amsterdam based circular economy company, Metabolic, for a WWF Thailand report on plastics. is intended to raise awareness and empower conversations with and among policymakers, the private sector and supporting organisations. Our […]

Energy Efficiency Diagnostics for SMEs in Spain

18 September
2021
Chloe Hill

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 Client: Various Spanish SMEs Often, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not know how energy efficient they are, or the steps they could take to become more efficient. To address this issue, the Ministry for Ecological Transition of Spain and a digital transformation company in Madrid asked Altus consultants in Spain to design a user-friendly […]

Helping transform and shift the leather sector in Spain towards circularity

18 September
2021
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

18 September
2021
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

18 September
2021
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 and increase […]

Content development for an internal position paper for WWF Netherlands

18 September
2021
Chloe Hill

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  Client: WWF Netherlands  

Content, Editorial & Design Services for the UN Statistics Division

18 September
2021
Chloe Hill

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  Client: UN SEEA

Digital Annual Reports for UN-PAGE

18 September
2021
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

18 September
2021
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” […]