Ecosystem Services Provided (PD8494)

Describes the ecosystem services provided by land directly or indirectly controlled by the organization, during the reporting period. Select all that apply:

Provisioning Values/Services

  • Food
  • Biological raw materials
  • Biomass fuel
  • Freshwater
  • Genetic resources
  • Biochemicals, natural medicines, pharmaceuticals

Regulating Values/Services

  • Maintenance of air quality
  • Regulation of climate
  • Regulation of water timing and flows
  • Erosion control
  • Water purification and waste treatment
  • Disease mitigation
  • Maintenance of soil quality
  • Pest mitigation
  • Pollination
  • Natural hazard mitigation

Supporting Values/Services

  • Habitat
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Primary production
  • Water cycling

Cultural Values/Services

  • Recreation and ecotourism
  • Ethical and spiritual values
  • Educational and inspirational values

Organizations should footnote specific details around the selections.

  • Reporting Format Selection
  • Metric Type Metric
  • Metric Level Product/Service, Organization
  • IRIS Metric Citation IRIS, 2020. Ecosystem Services Provided (PD8494). v5.1.
Footnote

Organizations should footnote details about their selections. See usage guidance for further information.