NCI to host two key sessions at the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital, Nov 21 – 22

The Natural Capital Initiative will be hosting and facilitating two key sessions at the major World Forum on Natural Capital, taking place in Edinburgh on 21st - 22nd November 2013. The Forum is aimed at providing "clear information on emerging risks and opportunities, with a

September 1st, 2013|Business, NCI, NCI event, Other event|

World Forum on Natural Capital to be held in Edinburgh 21 – 22 November

The inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital will be the first major global conference of its kind, focused on moving from debate on natural capital accounting to implementation. Held in Edinburgh on the 21st and 22nd November 2013, it is being organised by the Scottish Wildlife Trust in association

May 15th, 2013|Business, Other event|

WBCSD produce guide to help business decision-making on ecosystem services

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has published a new guide Eco4Biz – Ecosystem services and biodiversity tools to support business decision-making. It gives an overview of existing tools and approaches to help companies answer core questions on how to measure, manage and mitigate

April 19th, 2013|Business, External reports|

TEEB for Business Coalition and Trucost publish study of the top 100 business externalities

The TEEB for Business Coalition have released a report conducted by Trucost “Natural Capital at Risk – The Top 100 Externalities of Business”. It estimates that the global top 100 environmental externalities are costing the world economy around $4.7 trillion a year. The majority of

April 15th, 2013|Business, External reports|

Groundbreaking ‘State of Nature’ report released by the NCC

The UK's Natural Capital Committee have released their first 'State of Nature' report outlining current trends in UK natural assets. The report sets out the Committee's strategic approach for the better valuation, management and measurement of resources provided by the natural environment and has four

April 8th, 2013|Business, External reports, Policy, Science|

Ecosystem Markets Task Force publishes its final report

The final report of the Ecosystem Market Task Force is now available. The report states the business case for why nature matters. It makes practical recommendations for both Government and business where interventions would help in the creation and development of new markets, enhancing opportunities for

March 6th, 2013|Business, External reports, Policy|

Natural Capital Committee announce Work Streams

On Monday 26th November in a meeting at the Royal Society, the Natural Capital Committee announced their work streams, including the production of an annual State of Natural Capital Report, the first of which would be published in February 2013. This report will provide information

November 28th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy, Science|