How to Lead the Way on Earth Observation

A focus of NERC Policy Fellow with the Natural Capital Initiative and Royal Society of Biology James Borrell ‘s work with us was analysing the current state and future directions of natural capital monitoring. Before he returns to his PhD thesis he shares his […]

July 24th, 2015|Categories: External reports, Science|Tags: , ,

Valuing Natural Capital: Futureproofing Business and Finance. Book review.

Most businesses still don’t fully understand their dependency on the natural environment. James Borrell, NERC Policy Fellow with the Natural Capital Initiative, read Dr Dorothy Maxwell’s new guide that takes on the challenge to explain current thinking on natural capital to business leaders, and calls the […]

July 10th, 2015|Categories: NCI|

Natural Capital: Beyond National Capital

Are we considering international implications and ethical considerations enough when talking about natural capital? Peter Spooner offers some food for thought after attending the ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ report last week.

As a student of earth/ocean science, I have some background in […]

July 3rd, 2015|Categories: NCI|

Valuing our Life Support Systems report launch

Researchers, business leaders and policymakers gathered at Portcullis House last night for the launch of the Natural Capital Initiative’s “Valuing our Life Support Systems” summit report. Chaired by Barry Gardiner MP, speakers Mike Acreman (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology), Rosie Hails (Centre for Ecology […]

June 26th, 2015|Categories: Business, NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|Tags: , , ,

Valuing our Life Support Systems summit video released today

Tonight we will launch the report of our second Valuing our Life Support Systems event in Portcullis House in Westminster. Preparing the report and organising the launch inevitably brought back memories of last November’s natural capital summit. There could be no better time to […]

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Business, NCI event, Policy, Science|

A Framework for Reporting Environmental Information & Natural Capital

This week, a new framework for reporting environmental information and natural capital was published by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB). James Borrell, NERC Policy Fellow with the Natural Capital Initiative attended the launch at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, […]

June 9th, 2015|Categories: Business, External reports|Tags: ,

Launching the Valuing our Life Support Systems summit report

We will launch the event report from our second major summit, Valuing Our Life Support Systems 2014, on 25th June 2015, 6:30 – 9pm in the Macmillan Suite, Portcullis House, London.

In November of last year, we brought together over 250 delegates from across academia, […]

June 5th, 2015|Categories: NCI event|