Ecological Impacts

The topic addresses a company’s impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity through activities including, but not limited to, land use for exploration, natural resource extraction, and cultivation, as well as project development, construction, and siting. The impacts include, but are not limited to, biodiversity loss, habitat destruction, and deforestation at all stages – planning, land acquisition, permitting, development, operations, and site remediation.


This topic is separated into the following sub-topics:

Commodity-Driven Deforestation

Biodiversity Loss

Landscape Alterations

Water Pollution (coming soon)

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