Step 1b

Value chain assessment

Step 1b, the value chain assessment, is a more thorough resource process, but it is restricted to those activities and pressures that were determined to be material in the materiality screening. In this assessment, you will map your activities and value chains and quantify their resulting pressures on nature. You will also determine how healthy or fragile the state of nature is in your operating and sourcing locations. This requires good visibility over your value chains, but full traceability is not immediately required. You may choose to complete this assessment for your whole enterprise or to focus first on some of your business units.

Step 1b is divided into five tasks

Help and resources

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