Taking action on nature-based solutions does not only depend on establishing the right policy conditions and financial resources, but also on establishing business models that can ensure their sustainability over time. Nature-based solutions often create a complex array of public and private benefits, and developing business models that are able to capture and realise this value can be challenging. Our work explores the current business models that are being used to support nature-based solutions and how business model innovation could be harnessed to enable future action on urban sustainability.

Taking Action for Urban Nature - Business Models

The Business Models Catalogue for urban nature-based solutions presents eight different business models.