Natural Capital in the real world

Woodland Trust

3Keel worked in partnership with the Woodland Trust to pilot a novel Payment for Ecosystem Services business model, as part of a wider development programme, funded by Defra (see research reports here).

Satellite data for managing supply chain risk


3Keel managed an Innovate UK-funded project for Sainsbury's, testing the opportunity for satellite data to be used to better understand issues facing stone fruit production in South Africa. 

The social benefit of climate adaptation


3Keel was commissioned to quantify the Social Return on Investment of a coastal embankment built in the Badin district of Pakistan to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change on the local community.

Sustainable sourcing in the service sector


3Keel has been helping Nando’s to better understand the sustainability issues for its key supply chains. 3Keel’s findings have been used to inform Nando’s on how it can address priority issues for its business.

Grocery supply chain carbon reduction events


To support the delivery of its supply chain climate change targets, Tesco commissioned 3Keel to design and run a series of carbon reduction events for suppliers across the UK.

Responsible soy mapping


We worked with Tesco to map the responsible soy in their indirect animal feed supply chain, highlighting opportunities to achieve its 100% responsible soy sourcing goals.

Quantifying lettuce & strawberry farm waste


3Keel and partners at the University of Warwick are undertaking an 18 month research project to quantify the economic cost to English agriculture of crop losses in potato, lettuce and strawberry sectors.

Food security & its impact on biodiversity


3Keel was selected to undertake research and facilitate a workshop for senior staff on how WWF-UK should frame the topic of 'food security' in the context of its wider objectives of protecting global biodiversity. 

City-region food footprinting


Working with the ESTA Project and Eco3, 3Keel modelled environmental impacts and dependencies of food production and consumption for three Local Enterprise Partnerships.

The impact of agricultural certification


For two years running 3Keel has supported LEAF's global impacts reporting with analysis and recommendations for new approaches to monitoring and evaluation. 

The carbon footprint of wine

Marks & Spencer

3Keel worked with Marks & Spencer and their French supplier to calculate emissions reductions on a special batch of carbon-neutral Beaujolais Nouveau launched in November 2013 and 2014. 

A vision for the Yorkshire Dales

National Trust

We worked closely with the National Trust to define and communicate their vision for the land they manage in the Yorkshire Dales, and what it means for people, wildlife, culture and landscapes.