The Soil Metric Report

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A summary report of a multi-stakeholder discussion on finding a metric for soil health


Improved soil management practices and soil metrics will be vital to addressing the soil challenges in England. In October 2017 Business in the Community, in partnership with the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures convened businesses around the question of ‘Could we find a metric for soil health?’. This report is a summary of this discussions between the organisations present and provides BITC’s recommendations on next steps for the short and long-term solutions.

Key findings