CASE STUDIES

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Bankable Blueprint Book – Investing in nature & climate solutions

Client: WWF

Project: There are great challenges as a result of climate change and biodiversity loss. Unfortunately, there is still a huge gap between the funding needed...

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Test Lab Tiny Houses & New Forest

Client: Ministry of Agriculture

Project: In the Test Lab 'Tiny Houses & New Forest' we explore a line of thinking that offers a combined solution: how can new nature...

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Provincial assessment of Natural Capital

Client: Province of Overijssel

Project: Commissioned by the Province of Overijssel, Nature^Squared has researched the value and use of natural capital in the province of Overijssel.

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Professorship INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN RURAL AREAS (2017-2020)

Client: Province of Noord-Brabant & HAS University of Applied Sciences

Project: As of 1 January 2017, Daan Groot, together with the co-founder of Nature^Squared Erwin van Woudenberg, is appointed professor on "Innovative Entrepreneurship in Rural...

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Community of Practice Business in Landscapes

Client: RVO

Project: I.s.m. Solidaridad en MVO Nederland faciliteren wij de Community of Practice Business in Landscapes.

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Justdiggit

Client: JustDiggit

Project: Justdiggit is on a mission: cooling down the planet. We assist them on their mission.

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Paying for Nature

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Project: Nature^Squared has researched the possibilities for setting up Payments for Ecosystem Services within the Netherlands.

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TEEB for cities

Client: Platform 31 / Ministry of Economics

Project: Nature^Squared has supported the community TEEB for cities and collaborated on the development of the web environment of the TEEB for cities tool.

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Biodiversity strategy Royal A-ware

Client: Royal A-ware

Project: Nature^Squared has developed the biodiversity strategy of Royal A-ware, one of the largest dairy companies of the Netherlands.

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A future for the Bovenkerkerpolder

Client: Province of Noord-Holland

Project: Nature^Squared has developed several models to protect migratory meadow birds without subsidies in the Bovenkerkerpolder.

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Provincial assessment of Natural Capital

Client: Province of Overijssel

Project: Commissioned by the Province of Overijssel, Nature^Squared has researched the value and use of natural capital in the province of Overijssel.

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Professorship INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN RURAL AREAS (2017-2020)

Client: Province of Noord-Brabant & HAS University of Applied Sciences

Project: As of 1 January 2017, Daan Groot, together with the co-founder of Nature^Squared Erwin van Woudenberg, is appointed professor on "Innovative Entrepreneurship in Rural...

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Paying for Nature

Client:

Project: Nature^Squared has researched the possibilities for setting up Payments for Ecosystem Services within the Netherlands.

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A future for the Bovenkerkerpolder

Client: Province of Noord-Holland

Project: Nature^Squared has developed several models to protect migratory meadow birds without subsidies in the Bovenkerkerpolder.

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Community of Practice Business in Landscapes

Client: RVO

Project: I.s.m. Solidaridad en MVO Nederland faciliteren wij de Community of Practice Business in Landscapes.

Read Full

Biodiversity strategy Royal A-ware

Client: Royal A-ware

Project: Nature^Squared has developed the biodiversity strategy of Royal A-ware, one of the largest dairy companies of the Netherlands.

Read Full

Test Lab Tiny Houses & New Forest

Client: Ministry of Agriculture

Project: In the Test Lab 'Tiny Houses & New Forest' we explore a line of thinking that offers a combined solution: how can new nature...

Read Full

TEEB for cities

Client: Platform 31 / Ministry of Economics

Project: Nature^Squared has supported the community TEEB for cities and collaborated on the development of the web environment of the TEEB for cities tool.

Read Full

Justdiggit

Client: JustDiggit

Project: Justdiggit is on a mission: cooling down the planet. We assist them on their mission.

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Bankable Blueprint Book – Investing in nature & climate solutions

Client: WWF

Project: There are great challenges as a result of climate change and biodiversity loss. Unfortunately, there is still a huge gap between the funding needed...

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MORE PROJECTS

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Pipeline development for WWF/DFCD

Nature^Squared supported WWF Netherlands in the development of an Opportunity Window for the Dutch Fund for Climate & Development. Through...

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Future scenario’s for Holendrechterpolder

Nature^Squared has been asked by Stichting Duurzaam Agrarisch Natuurbeheer (DAN), Vogelbescherming, and Landschap  Noord-Holland to undertake an exploratory study into...

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Ereprijs 2020

Nature^Squared was asked by the Province of Overijssel to organize a competition for green entrepreneurs called "Ereprijs’". The goal of...

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Factsheets – Greening the built environment

Nature^Squared has supported the province of Gelderland with preparing brochures that include concrete measures on how to make residential areas,...

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Green Crown Competition 2019

We were asked by the province of Utrecht to organize the second edition of the nature competition "Green Crown 2019",...

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New business models for peat meadow dairy farming

De Graafstroom is a Dutch cheese manufacturer operating in the middle of peat meadow landscape, which suffers from several challenges,...

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Biodiversity levels on Wieringen after land consolidation

STIVAS has asked us to analyze two land consolidation scenario’s for the former island of Wieringen on on their performance...

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Sustainable agriculture islands of Zuid-Holland

For the province Zuid-Holland we have explored dream pictures for sustainable agriculture on the islands of Zuid-Holland. We have visualised...

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Edges of the City

Apeldoorn is a real outdoors city. The “Edges of the City”-program is aimed at seizing opportunities to increase the significance...

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Ambassador Green Infrastructure

The Province of Utrecht wants to set a new standard and make green building the new normal. This requires innovative...

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Golden Bittern

Nature^Squared organized the Golden Bittern (Gouden Roerdomp) competition for two consecutive editions. The competition aimed to stimulate existing initiatives on...

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The birth of Hotel Cuijk Park

Nature^Squared has advised Van der Valk Hotel Cuijk on the creation of a 16 hectare park. We provided with insights...

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A creative completion of the Beekberger Forest

The Beekberger Forest, situated south of Apeldoorn,  was the last remaining primeval forest in the Netherlands. It was transformed to...

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Green Crown

We organized the Green Crown (Groene Kroon) competition for the province of Utrecht. This competition was aimed at rewarding initiatives...

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Natural Capital Academy

Nature^Squared partnered with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in organizing the Natural Capital Academy, a series of master classes on...

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NatCap

Nature^Squared assisted the Netherlands Enterprise Agency in developing a digital environment for their Natural Captains platform, a network for frontrunner...

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Future scenario’s for Holendrechterpolder

Nature^Squared has been asked by Stichting Duurzaam Agrarisch Natuurbeheer (DAN), Vogelbescherming, and Landschap  Noord-Holland to undertake an exploratory study into...

Read Full

Ereprijs 2020

Nature^Squared was asked by the Province of Overijssel to organize a competition for green entrepreneurs called "Ereprijs’". The goal of...

Read Full

New business models for peat meadow dairy farming

De Graafstroom is a Dutch cheese manufacturer operating in the middle of peat meadow landscape, which suffers from several challenges,...

Read Full

Biodiversity levels on Wieringen after land consolidation

STIVAS has asked us to analyze two land consolidation scenario’s for the former island of Wieringen on on their performance...

Read Full

Sustainable agriculture islands of Zuid-Holland

For the province Zuid-Holland we have explored dream pictures for sustainable agriculture on the islands of Zuid-Holland. We have visualised...

Read Full

Golden Bittern

Nature^Squared organized the Golden Bittern (Gouden Roerdomp) competition for two consecutive editions. The competition aimed to stimulate existing initiatives on...

Read Full

A creative completion of the Beekberger Forest

The Beekberger Forest, situated south of Apeldoorn,  was the last remaining primeval forest in the Netherlands. It was transformed to...

Read Full

Green Crown

We organized the Green Crown (Groene Kroon) competition for the province of Utrecht. This competition was aimed at rewarding initiatives...

Read Full

Natural Capital Academy

Nature^Squared partnered with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in organizing the Natural Capital Academy, a series of master classes on...

Read Full

NatCap

Nature^Squared assisted the Netherlands Enterprise Agency in developing a digital environment for their Natural Captains platform, a network for frontrunner...

Read Full

Ereprijs 2020

Nature^Squared was asked by the Province of Overijssel to organize a competition for green entrepreneurs called "Ereprijs’". The goal of...

Read Full

Green Crown Competition 2019

We were asked by the province of Utrecht to organize the second edition of the nature competition "Green Crown 2019",...

Read Full

Edges of the City

Apeldoorn is a real outdoors city. The “Edges of the City”-program is aimed at seizing opportunities to increase the significance...

Read Full

Ambassador Green Infrastructure

The Province of Utrecht wants to set a new standard and make green building the new normal. This requires innovative...

Read Full

Golden Bittern

Nature^Squared organized the Golden Bittern (Gouden Roerdomp) competition for two consecutive editions. The competition aimed to stimulate existing initiatives on...

Read Full

The birth of Hotel Cuijk Park

Nature^Squared has advised Van der Valk Hotel Cuijk on the creation of a 16 hectare park. We provided with insights...

Read Full

A creative completion of the Beekberger Forest

The Beekberger Forest, situated south of Apeldoorn,  was the last remaining primeval forest in the Netherlands. It was transformed to...

Read Full

Green Crown

We organized the Green Crown (Groene Kroon) competition for the province of Utrecht. This competition was aimed at rewarding initiatives...

Read Full

Golden Bittern

Nature^Squared organized the Golden Bittern (Gouden Roerdomp) competition for two consecutive editions. The competition aimed to stimulate existing initiatives on...

Read Full

The birth of Hotel Cuijk Park

Nature^Squared has advised Van der Valk Hotel Cuijk on the creation of a 16 hectare park. We provided with insights...

Read Full

A creative completion of the Beekberger Forest

The Beekberger Forest, situated south of Apeldoorn,  was the last remaining primeval forest in the Netherlands. It was transformed to...

Read Full

Green Crown

We organized the Green Crown (Groene Kroon) competition for the province of Utrecht. This competition was aimed at rewarding initiatives...

Read Full

Pipeline development for WWF/DFCD

Nature^Squared supported WWF Netherlands in the development of an Opportunity Window for the Dutch Fund for Climate & Development. Through...

Read Full