Valuing Nature Pricing Management
What are we pricing at Ekos?
At Ekos we value nature's services:
For example, a flood will cause more damage to property and infrastructure if a catchment has been deforested. The cost of repair and loss in productivity in that catchment can be priced. This can help justify investments in protecting nature to those who have the power to make these investments. Who has this power? How do you realise this power? Buy Ekos Carbon Credits or Habitat Hectare units.
Pricing Ecological Infrastructure Investment
We do not put a price on nature: we put a realistic price on the human labour and technology cost of protecting it. Protecting nature comes at a cost:
Pricing environmental protection efficiently and fairly, whilst delivering environmental outcomes effectively, is an important part of building a sustainable economy.
See the Ekos approach to pricing
See the Ekos approach to effectiveness
Read more on the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity