This position paper is an output of the Biodiversity Disclosure Project. It intends to clarify several key issues regarding the quality, credibility and uses of biodiversity footprint assessments, within a biodiversity accounting context, for various business applications. From the
forthcoming CBD Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, these issues need to be addressed to avoid corporate greenwashing, notably in the context of growing calls for nature positive targets
Houdet, J & Teren, G. 2022. Quality Biodiversity Footprint Assessments in Practice: Why Organisational Biodiversity Accounting Matters. A Position Paper of the Biodiversity Disclosure Project (BDP). National Biodiversity and Business Network, Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa.