Development of a Land Degradation Neutral planning tool

5 July
2022
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.

Energy Efficiency Diagnostics for SMEs in Spain

5 July
2022
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

5 July
2022
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 […]

Economic analysis of new dam infrastructure in Australia

5 July
2022
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 […]

Digital Annual Reports for UN-PAGE

5 July
2022
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

5 July
2022
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” […]

Rapid overview of global ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes

5 July
2022
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

5 July
2022
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 […]

Investing in sustainable agriculture in Queensland, Australia

5 July
2022
Andrew Buckwell

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Just add water

Client: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Australia | April – Nov 2019

Content development & design of a report to promote wildlife conservation

5 July
2022
Andrew Buckwell

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Nature in peril

Client: WWF-Myanmar | Jan 2019 The development and construction of the Dawei-Htee Khee road through the rainforests of southern Myanmar provides significant economic opportunities for Myanmar and Thailand, its neighbour to the east. However, the road is planned to cut through a large area of intact primary forest, presenting significant impacts to biodiversity, particularly to […]