What is the return on an investment in greenery? Permanent investments in urban greenery require better insight into the value of greenery. TEEB City (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) substantiates these values. The tool provides immediate insight into the value of green and blue measures envisaged in a project.
The TEEB City tool is a generic instrument that can be used in actual practice by assigning values to “green” and “blue” measures. For example, the effect of green roofs on energy-saving or water storage, or the construction of a park driving up rateable values. The tool does not just provide insight into the value of greenery and water in a city, but also shows which parties benefit from the measures.