Sectors of Focus

  • Environment
  • Land Conservation


  • Environment

Operational Impact

  • Environmental Policies & Performance

Biodiversity Assessment (OI5929)

Indicates whether the organization has undertaken biodiversity-related assessments to evaluate the biological diversity present on the land that is directly or indirectly controlled by the organization.
Reporting format
Metric type
Metric level
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Biodiversity Assessment (OI5929). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote details about what the assessments evaluate. See usage guidance for further information.

Usage Guidance

  • Examples of information that the assessments may cover, to footnote, include: the species present in a given area, wildlife habitat conditions, availability and quality of water resources, potential effect of production on adjacent crops, historical/archaeological importance of the land, or existence of regulations related to the site (e.g., catchments area, protected area, etc.).
  • Organizations are also encouraged to footnote details about the frequency and system with which it conducts its biodiversity assessments.