Hubbard Decision Research conducted an analysis on behalf of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) to determine the impact of resorting an overgrazed area of Inner Mongolia known as the Kubuqi Desert. Once a green pastureland, this area along the Yellow river was overgrazed and became a desert. Over the last 30 years a Chinese corporation, Elion, has been working to restore this to a productive agricultural area with thriving communities.
Hubbard Decision Research showed how standards are worth more than $1 billion per year in the insurance industry. ACORD is a not-for-profit association created by the insurance industry to facilitate the development of standards for its members.
Hubbard Decision Research completed a project with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) to develop a Global Intervention Decision Model. The project included analyses on a management proposal for the Sasumua dam (Kenya), various potential interventions in the Tana River Basin (Kenya), water management (Mekong delta), a human sewer/manure processing plant (Ghana), an irrigation proposal (Ghana), and a seed distribution network (greater Africa).