Devese 2.0

Corporate Guidelines for the Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services Version 2.0
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The Business Guidelines for the Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services (Devese, its Portuguese acronym) aims to assist business management in assessing their vulnerabilities and impacts on natural capital, especially externalities. This publication presents the second version of Devese, with improvement of existing methods and new methods, addressing eight ecosystem services: water provision, biomass fuel provision, water quality regulation, regulation of wastewater assimilation, global climate regulation, pollination regulation, soil erosion regulation and recreation and tourism.

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In addition to the eight ecosystem services covered by Devese, a method possible to be applied to provision services in general was developed. Access here the method of ecosystem services provision.

See also Devese's business application cases.