Monthly Archives: May 2012

TEEB Conference 2012 videos are now available online

Videos of several plenaries from the TEEB conference, organized by UFZ, which took place from 19-22 March 2012, in Leipzig, Germany, are available online, including the welcome address and associated panel discussion.

May 23rd, 2012|Business, Other event|

“Applying an ecosystems approach in urban settings” – First public event of the Ecosystems Knowledge Network

The Ecosystems Knowledge Network invites you to a project visit and opportunity for shared learning “Applying an ecosystems approach in urban settings” which will take place on 25th June 2012 from 10 am to 4 pm. The event provides the opportunity for people interested in

May 22nd, 2012|Other event, Policy, Science|

Testing Business Impact – New Values On Natural Resources

The Business Council for Sustainable Development is running a workshop on Testing Business Impact on Wednesday 30th May to consider whether valuing natural resources could be a business opportunity or another costly burden.Resources are under pressure. More people, more consumers, climate change and other factors

May 18th, 2012|Business, Other event|

Chair of NCI’s Steering Group appointed as a member of the Natural Capital Committee

Rosie Hails, Chair of the Natural Capital Initiative Steering Group, has been appointed as one of five members of the independent Natural Capital Committee by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. The Committee will help Government to ensure the value of England’s natural capital and its potential

May 15th, 2012|NCI, Policy|

Ecological and economic perspectives on sustainable agriculture

This week, the Natural Capital Initiative ran a workshop to discuss how ecologists and economists can collaborate to increase sustainability in agriculture. Two keynote presentations outlined how farmers could be given incentives to protect environmental goods and services. These came from the perspective of ecologist

May 10th, 2012|Collaboration, NCI event, Science|