USAID Measuring Impact Conservation Enterprise Retrospective

Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Fact Sheet

  September 29, 2020

The Economics of Natural Capital in East Africa Fact Sheet highlights the… Read more »

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Mid Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy

Mid-Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy

  August 14, 2019

The Mid-Sacramento Valley Regional Conservation Investment Strategy is a locally-driven, non-binding, and… Read more »

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Stormwater Community Based Public-Private Partnership Feasibility Assessment

  March 22, 2019

The Community Based Public-Private Partnership (CBP3) Assessment seeks to determine the feasibility… Read more »

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Measuring Impact Final Report

  November 8, 2018

The Measuring Impact (MI) Final Report highlights six years of designing and… Read more »

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The leaders in program design and software development join forces to improve

Sitka Technology Group Partner Spotlight

  March 5, 2018

Sitka Technology Group is a leading software development provider with decades of… Read more »

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Mitigation Credit Agreement Overview

  January 24, 2018

Under the new California Regional Conservation Investment Strategy (RCIS) program, Mitigation Credit Agreements (MCAs) can be used to fulfill permitting requirements for projects that impact natural resources. Environmental Incentives and Environmental Defense Fund are developing the first MCA with partners in the Middle and Upper Sacramento River region. 

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Monarch habitat quantification tool

Monarch Habitat Quantification Tool Factsheet

  December 12, 2017

Learn more about how the Habitat Quantification Tool informs conservation activities by consistently evaluating habitat quantity and quality for the Monarch Butterfly. Environmental Incentives supported EDF in developing the HQT to facilitate the Monarch Butterfly Habitat Exchange.

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Cost-Benefit Analysis Fact Sheet

  December 7, 2017

evaluates potential implementation changes to achieve Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Loads, with… Read more »

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Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership Fact Sheet

  November 22, 2017

The Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership (SWS) is a global U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) cooperative agreement with the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) and a consortium of nine partners. It is aimed at developing, demonstrating, learning about, and sharing evidence on systems change approaches in order to improve the sustainability of WASH services and to demonstrate the ways in which such approaches can be incorporated effectively into future WASH sector activities. As the learning partner, Environmental Incentives supports consortium members to test systems-strengthening actions.

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Colorado Delta Conservation Arenitas Paisaje

Colorado Delta Funding Framework Executive Summary

  November 14, 2017

The proposed Colorado Delta Conservation Funding Framework will enable the Delta Partnership to scale and achieve the long-term financial and institutional sustainability necessary to support conservation success throughout the Delta – including water, restoration and stewardship needs. The framework defines three programmatic components that can help to achieve regional restoration goals, communicate restoration success, and attract donors to invest in the Delta – Performance Measures, Financial & Institutional Sustainability and Conservation Certificates.

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Pay for Performance and the Nevada Conservation Credit System

  September 29, 2017

The Nevada Conservation Credit System utilizes pay for performance contracts to maximize the conservation outcomes and credits available for sale from the $2 million of State-appropriated funds used to jumpstart the CCS. Pay for performance contracts link all or some portion of payments to landowners to the delivery of verified conservation outcomes.

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Helping communities achieve water quality goals

Performance-Driven Stormwater Implementation

  September 26, 2017

Learn more about our performance-driven tools and approach to stormwater management, helping communities achieve water quality goals with reduced compliance costs, diversified funding sources, and improved results.

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Performance-Driven Stormwater and the Lake Clarity Crediting Program


Real progress is being made to reduce pollutants from entering Lake Tahoe. We know because the Lake Clarity Crediting Program tracks and reports water quality results, with a consistent framework linking actions on-the-ground with quantifiable pollutant reductions.

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