The business case for investing in soil health

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Resource type:
Advocacy and policy

Soil health is an often undervalued area of sustainable food systems – but one which demands urgent action. This research publication is a collaboration between world experts and practitioners; essential for all public and private actors in the food system. At the heart of this publication is the message that investments in sustainable soil health are supported by strong public private partnerships. The business case for investing in soil health is well articulated – we will all pay for the price for inaction. Interestingly, soil health sits at the cross section of three U.N. conventions on climate change. Read more to find out about partnerships and farmer practices that provide balanced plant nutrition. 

This resource presents evidence or data but has not been peer reviewed