Nature-based solutions providers are essential to adapting our urban environments, from providing the latest innovations to unpicking project-specific challenges and practicalities relating to maintenance, costs, installation and design. NBS providers can use our resources to improve how they market their solutions and better link up with potential clients.

 

 

Hear from our partners

Jack Shuttleworth, Commercial Director at SEL Environmental – the delivery partner for the Living Lab at Salford University – tells us how nature-based solutions providers can help partners understand and deliver NBS projects.

Resources

Evidence and tools

User guide – IGNITION nature-based solutions evidence base

external | Jul 20

This user guide outlines how you can make use of the IGNITION evidence base.

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IGNITION nature-based solutions evidence base headline findings report

external | Jul 20

This report offers an overview of the findings from the IGNITION project’s evidence base.

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Evidence review methodology – IGNITION nature-based solutions evidence base

external | Jul 20

This report offers an overview of the review methodology from the IGNITION project’s evidence base.

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How to use IGNITION nature-based solutions webinar (video)

external | 20th Aug 20

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Fact sheets and reports

Investing in Green Roofs toolkit

pdf | Apr 22

IGNITION project guide to transforming roof space to support nature and climate adaptation.

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Investing in SuDS toolkit

pdf | Apr 22

IGNITION project guide to investing in sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)

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Investing in parks toolkit

pdf | Apr 22

IGNITION project guide to ways in which we can accelerate investing in our parks.

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Business-led green regeneration toolkit

pdf | Apr 22

IGNITION project guide to incorporating nature-based solutions in the regeneration of high-streets, retail centres and other urban retail areas.

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Creating green educational spaces at schools toolkit

pdf | Apr 22

IGNITION project guide to support and resources that can help you create green educational spaces at your school

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IGNITION Interim Report

external | Apr 21

This report provides insight into progress on the IGNITION project.

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IGNITION interim report (accessible HTML web page)

external | Apr 21

This report provides insight into progress on the IGNITION project.

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The IGNITION project: Nature-based solutions (NBS)

external | 2020

Fact sheet offering an introduction to nature-based solutions.

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The IGNITION project: Climate change and the need for nature-based solutions

external | 2020

Fact sheet detailing the impact of climate change on Greater Manchester and how nature-based solutions could help the city region.

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The IGNITION project: A baseline for nature-based solutions

external | 2020

Fact sheet about the IGNITION project’s baseline for nature-based solutions.

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The IGNITION project: Building a business case for nature-based solutions

external | 2020

Fact sheet on building a business case for nature-based solutions.

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The IGNITION project: SUDS-enabled trees

external | 2020

Fact sheet on sustainable drainage system enabled trees

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Case studies and webinars

Investing In Nature: Lessons from Greater Manchester event webinars

external | April 2022

Watch webinar sessions from the IGNITION project’s final stakeholder event, held on 30 March 2022

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Living Lab virtual tour video

external | 2021

Video tour of the Living Lab at the University of Salford, which showcases the benefits of nature-based solutions.

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