Category Archives: Markets

Politics, measurement and morals: the biodiversity offsets trilogy

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, back in August the third paper derived from my PhD was published in New Political Economy. It was quite an important moment for me, not just from a work point of view, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity offsets – the moral judgement angle

The third paper emerging from my PhD has recently been published, in the journal New Political Economy. It is titled Failure to Expand? Socio-Technical Practices and Moral Judgement in Markets for Biodiversity Offsets, and it is co-authored with Jennifer Ferreira. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Biodiversity offsets: political markets

Earlier this month I published an article with my colleague Dr Jennifer Ferreira in the Review of Social Economy, titled Political markets? Politics and economics in the emergence of markets for biodiversity offsets. It is a companion piece to the 2017 paper … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Offsets As Corporate Responsibility: Opportunity Or Paradox?

This article was first published in the Ecosystem Marketplace blog.   A visit to the SpeciesBanking website confirms what specialists have known for some time: that the practice of offsetting impacts to biodiversity is widespread. And while national, regional and local practices … Continue reading

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Compensation for biodiversity losses: can varied approaches deliver?

This article was first published in the Biodiversity Offsets blog.   Off­set­ting bio­di­ver­sity: wide­spread and varied A visit to the Species­Bank­ing web­site shows that the prac­tice of com­pen­sat­ing for bio­di­ver­sity losses is wide­spread. Off­set­ting bio­di­ver­sity losses is an increas­ingly impor­tant … Continue reading

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Far from sight, close to the heart?

This article was first published in the Historic Futures blog.   The move towards a better understanding of supply chains and the origins of products is predicated on a number of assumptions about the value of that information. Firms are told they should know where … Continue reading

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Biodiversity offsets: market and measurement

Earlier in the year, I published a new paper in the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. This is based on my PhD research, and analyses the pilot biodiversity offsets market in the UK, which ran between 2012 and 2014. The paper is … Continue reading

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