Driving improvements in sustainability across landscapes

Driving improvements in sustainability across landscapes

Time is running out to solve the complex environmental and socio-economic challenges facing our planet. No company, organization, or community can tackle these issues alone. We need a standard, holistic approach to measuring progress that supports better decision making and collaboration.

About LandScale

LandScale is a collaborative initiative led by Verra, the Rainforest Alliance, and Conservation International.

LandScale is a tool to assess and communicate landscape sustainability. It helps users gain critical insights, make more informed decisions, and share credible stories of impact. The assessment framework, verification mechanism, and reporting platform enable the private sector, governments, and civil society to develop and access reliable information that can guide and incentivize sustainability improvements at scale.

Companies, industry initiatives, NGOs, governments, donors, and financial institutions can use LandScale to measure the sustainability of any landscape with substantial natural resource-based economies and supply chains, including agribusiness and forestry.

How It Works

 Step 1: Assess the landscape
Conduct an assessment using the holistic framework and online tool.


Step 2: Verify the results
Gain more confidence in your insights through verification.


Step 3: Communicate impact
Share your results via the reporting platform and make credible claims.


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LandScale Pilots

Nineteen landscapes with different geographies, challenges, commodities, and governance models are currently testing LandScale to ensure it is practical and impactful.

Thirteen Innovator pilots ranging from Africa to Indonesia and South America to the United Kingdom are testing version 0.2 of LandScale ahead of the full launch in 2021. Six Core Pilots have been involved since the early stages of LandScale. They gave valuable input into the development of version 0.2.



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