Resources for public consultation on technical guidance for companies

This resources page provided external stakeholders with the resources they needed to review SBTN’s draft technical guidance during the public consultation period (Sept 15 – Oct 14). For a summary of our public consultation, please visit our overview page

Until this guidance is finalized and incorporated into the release of SBTs for nature v1, the recommended starting point for companies as well as consultants, industry coalitions or other organizations looking for guidance on the target-setting journey is SBTN’s no regrets actions including assessing their impacts on nature loss through SBTN’s Initial Guidance published in 2020.

Review Guidance for Assess (Step 1) and Prioritize (Step 2)

Below is draft technical guidance for companies to assess their material issues across freshwater, land, biodiversity and ocean and estimate their value chain footprints (Step 1) and then interpret their data and prioritize where to get started (Step 2).

Review Guidance for Set Targets (Step 3) on Freshwater

Below is draft freshwater methods on quantity and quality (nutrients only) for companies to measure baselines, set targets and disclose.

Additional Reference Materials