GoodLands provides planning information, insights and services to organizations and individuals. We equip our clients to lead in regenerative property solutions by providing a comprehensive understanding of land and its potential for good. GoodLands approach is redefining the future of land-use planning by providing cloud-based information products that not only give our clients clear direction, but keep stakeholders accountable, track implementation and impact, and adjust plans over time for maximum impact. Our use of a cloud-based system makes real estate and finance planning, and environmental and social stewardship strategies easy to comprehend, manage, and track at every scale for stakeholders involved with a plan and its implementation.
We are focused on helping the Catholic community with land management, since it is one of the largest networks of properties in the world, however, we offer our services to a wide range of public and private organizations.
Comprehensive Master Planning
Environmental Master Planning
Social Impact Planning
Tax Risk Assessment
Climate Change Risk Assessment
Regenerative Real Estate
Carbon Credit Strategy
Ecosystems Service Evaluations
Clean Energy Master Planning
Food Security Planning
Land + Property Solutions
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Making Land Work For Good.
GoodLands was founded on the understanding that land and property management has a moral dimension. Land is one of the highest leverage points that we have to transform to world into a better place. Land-use is planning grounded in scientific analyses and connected to local needs allows us to make good, sustainable decisions about our built, managed, and natural environments that can have positive impacts for generations to come. The following stories are real and hypothetical case studies (as indicated) surrounding the use of scientifically and socially accountable land-use planning.
Sisters Leave a Conservation Legacy
Diocese Avoids Bankruptcy
Catholics Conserve Critical Land in Brazil
Stanford Medical Center Saves >$22m
Coffee Company Makes Jobs + Profit
Addressing Rare Earth Mining + Slavery
Connectivity Brought to African Communities
Catholic Health Care Addresses an Epidemic
The GoodLands Difference
How we Work (Click to Learn More)
Coherence from the parcel scale to the global: Enable coherent communication across scales along with project evolution and improvement on each scale.
Top-Down Planning, Bottom-Up Community Involvement: Work synchronously from the top to reveal opportunities and facilitate high-impact changes with communities on the ground.
Connecting existing networks to get from analysis to action: Cultivate and activate a network of resources already in the community that can help educate about suggestions and make landscape changes.
Transference: Internal reapplication of basic models and pre-assembled frameworks and theoretical reapplication of frameworks by other organizations. Spatial Data Infrastructure reduces redundancy and increases simple geospatial data transference among Catholic communities.
Accessibility: Accessible project operations, accessible data analyses, and simple educational materials that make landscape ecology, conservation, and geodesign approachable for the general public.
We offer our services to nonprofit and for-profit organizations, as well as private clients and governmental entities.
GoodLands curates the largest geodatabase of Catholic information, has up-to-date geospatial information about the global Catholic community, and has a unique understanding of the various ways it operates. We are committed to helping Catholic organizations increase their location understanding through map making and re-inspiring a rich tradition of cartography in the Church.
For research centers, faith-based organizations, NGOs, and governments we offer a collaborative fundraising service. We will work with your team to seek additional financial support you may need to cover the costs of map making. Time commitments, additional overhead and conditions are clearly delegated for both parties during an initial assessment session.
For Prospective Clients
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