TEEB for Business Coalition has Launched a Global Coalition for Natural Capital in Singapore

International leaders from business, government and NGOs gathered in Singapore to celebrate the official launch of the new TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) for Business Coalition Headquarters, whose aim is to achieve a shift in corporate behaviour to preserve and enhance, rather than

November 15th, 2012|Business, Collaboration|

The Ecosystems Market Task Force releases Interim Report

The Task Force is a practical, business led, independent review of the business opportunities arising from valuing nature correctly. The Government has asked the Task Force to review the opportunities for UK business from expanding green goods, services, products, investment vehicles and markets which value and protect our natural environment.

November 13th, 2012|Business, External reports|

Report Launched by the Natural Value Initiative on the ‘Materiality’ of Natural Capital

The report investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues for management and disclosure. It is aimed at accountancy professionals and business leaders. It explores the extent to which materiality definitions currently reflect the increasing significance of natural capital as

November 13th, 2012|Business, External reports, NCI|

Natural Capital Accounting Gets a Push at Global Green Growth Forum

Public and private sector leaders urged governments and companies to embrace natural capital accounting at the annual Global Green Growth Forum (3GF). The annual gathering, launched by the Government of Denmark last year, convenes leaders from governments, businesses and international institutions to discuss strategies to

October 15th, 2012|Business, Other event|

David Jarrett of Ecometrica writes on assets and liabilities in natural capital accounting

David Jarrett, Biodiversity Analyst at Ecometrica writes on the assets and liabilities in natural capital accounting. In his post, David explores the differences between and challenges associated with natural capital accounting at a national level compared to an organisational one, and how current financial accounting

October 9th, 2012|Business, Policy|

Royal Society Industry Fellowship

The Royal Society are organising a scheme for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry, and for scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation. It aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science

October 2nd, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Science|

Successes of the Valuing Nature Network: Event in March 2013

The Valuing Nature Network (VNN) event will highlight successes from the Network, including insights into partnership working between academia, policy and business; and the benefits of working across academic disciplines. In a series of short talks, Network speakers will show how the current Valuing Nature

October 1st, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Other event, Policy, Science|