This report—written with support from members of BSR's Environmental Services, Tools, & Markets Working Group—explores how managing environmental issues is broadening from a discrete, single approach to one that includes an assessment of how business may be affecting landscape-level ecological dynamics, such as flows of ecosystem services.

As leading companies begin to make ecosystem-services-related commitments, there is a need to identify, measure, assess, and even valuate companies' impacts and dependencies on ecosystem services.

This report assesses the emerging domain of ecosystem services tools and how these tools could interface with existing decision-making processes.

Supplementary materials and the "2009 State of Global Ecosystem Services Policy Developments" report are also available for download.

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