About The Author

Ricardo Reale is a Ph.D. student at the University of Sao Paulo. He has experience with environmental assessment of management systems, focusing on optimizing the use of natural resources for organisations, enabling the maintenance of ecosystem services and economy of financial resources.

Biodiversity Conservation Through Sustainable Companies

The human population obtains benefits from nature, through ecosystem services. These services are divided in (i) Provisioning services (products obtained from biomes, like water, wood, foods, etc.); (ii) Regulating services (per example, carbon sequestration and climate regulation); (iii) Cultural services (recreational, spiritual and others activities developed in nature or protected areas); and (iv) Supporting services