Natural Capital in the Construction Industry

Last week, NCI and the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) jointly hosted ‘Beyond concepts: Natural capital tools for the UK construction industry’ – a meeting that brought together construction professionals with scientists and others to discuss the application of natural capital principles in

October 10th, 2016|Business, Collaboration, NCI event|

Unpacking the Natural Capital Protocol

A key milestone was reached this summer with the launch of the Natural Capital Coalition’s Natural Capital Protocol.  Helen Dunn explores the protocol in more depth including next steps. The Protocol is “a standardised framework to identify, measure and value direct and indirect impacts (positive

September 26th, 2016|Business, Collaboration, External reports, NCI|

Announcing an exciting collaboration between NCI and CIRIA

Our natural and built environments are intricately linked, yet the application of natural capital concepts to construction industry practices is far from mainstream, and there still remains some uncertainty around the true impact placed on the natural environment. NCI has identified this as a key

July 27th, 2016|Business, Collaboration, NCI, NCI event|

Natural Capital Protocol – An Introduction

Today the Natural Capital Coalition launched the highly anticipated Natural Capital Protocol. So what is the Protocol, and how does it fit with the increase in ‘natural capital activity’ we’ve seen in the last few years? Here is a brief introduction to the protocol, the

July 13th, 2016|Business, Collaboration, External reports|

Applied Environmental Economics conference (envecon)

You won’t need a degree in Economics to attend this conference NCI Steering Group member Ece Ozdemiroglu, the founding director of eftec, writes about the natural capital aspects of the upcoming ‘envecon’ conference on Friday 18th March 2016 at the Royal Society, London. envecon is the

February 23rd, 2016|Business, NCI, Other event|

Natural capital accounting is one tool in a box – the second World Forum on Natural Capital

NCI Chair Prof Alison Hester at the second World Forum on Natural Capital The second World Forum on Natural Capital took place in Edinburgh on 23rd and 24th November 2015. Daija Angeli attended for NCI. “I think there is an urgent need for

December 7th, 2015|Business, Other event|

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 and

June 26th, 2015|Business, NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|