Green economy

Nature provides the building blocks for our economy. But because many of these benefits remain economically invisible, our natural capital is being lost at a fast rate. That's why we work to ensure that nature's values are incorporated in all economic decision making.


An estimated 40% of the world’s economy is based on the use of biological resources

Bees and other insects provide a free pollination service valued at 153 billion per year




  • Honingraat

    Green investments

    IUCN NL supports NGOs to design their green project based on business model thinking to gain access to private sector funding.
  • Gebouw

    Natural capital approach for business

    IUCN NL helps business measure and value their relationship with natural capital.
  • Mining area

    Responsible mining

    IUCN NL promotes responsible mineral governance to minimize harm to biodiversity and ecosystem services.