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|

UK PlantScience conference 2015 – Call for ecology and environment abstracts

The UK Plant Sciences Federation (UKPSF) is calling for abstract submissions in the areas of ecology and environment to present at UK PlantSci 2015, taking place on 14-15 April at Harper Adams University.

Opportunities are available to present posters and short talks in the following […]

March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Other event|

What is the role of the environment in the next Parliament?

Little did Daija Angeli, NCI project officer, know that she had one of the “hottest tickets in town” in her pocket when leaving the office to head to the Question Time event “What role for the environment in the next Parliament?” on Tuesday.

In the […]

Protecting and Improving Natural Capital for Prosperity and Wellbeing – the 3rd NCC report published

Are we going to be the first generation to leave the natural environment in a better state than we inherited it from our parents?  If the Government takes up the recommendations of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC) we still have a chance to achieve […]

January 30th, 2015|Categories: Policy, Science|Tags: , ,