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LandScale drives improvements at scale by making reliable information about landscape sustainability widely available.
Assessments highlight critical environmental, socio-economic, and governance issues in landscapes which may jeopardize livelihoods, investments, and business activities.
The impartial and widely applicable framework provides diverse stakeholders with a common system for setting goals and measuring progress.
An easy-to-use online platform and trusted verification mechanism enables users to share credible stories of impact to strengthen support for their work.
“Issues like deforestation and biodiversity can be addressed more effectively by collective action at a landscape scale. LandScale provides a needed framework for measuring performance and incentivizing improvement at this scale.”
“Landscale offers a standard approach to distill complex progress on key landscape sustainability outcomes across different sectors and geographies. It is designed to fit the critical gap between farm/estate level certification and efforts to green corporate supply chains.”
“Issues like deforestation and degradation can’t be overcome by a single organization, farm or business — we need a common framework to drive collective action and monitor progress at scale.”
“To effectively address pressing sustainability challenges, companies must engage beyond their supply chains. Credible tools to assess how different actors contribute meaningful impact are urgently needed to monitor responsible sourcing commitments. We’re excited to see LandScale developing a common framework to measure and verify sustainability progress at scale.”
LandScale includes three components to help the private sector, governments, and civil society access robust insights that can guide and incentivize sustainability improvements at scale.
Measure landscape sustainability performance using a standard set of indicators.
Evaluate the accuracy of LandScale assessments through a trusted verification process.
Conduct assessments and communicate impact with the user-friendly online platform.
Several landscapes with different geographies, challenges, commodities, and governance models are currently testing LandScale to ensure it’s practical and impactful.