TEEB for Business Publication. Cotton irrigation water: an example of natural capital at risk.

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity group has published a new interactive report which investigates the risks to natural capital across across business sectors. The most recent publication focuses on cotton irrigation water as an example of dealing with natural capital risk through the internalisation of environmental

August 28th, 2012|Business, External reports|

MPs Raise the Prospect of Businesses Paying for Ecosystem Services

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) (which assesses progress of the government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)) has accused ministers of giving a "false impression" of the effect of current environmental legislation. EFRA accuses Defra of failing to set out

July 27th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy|

Partnerships for ecosystem valuation – Presentation by NCI Chair Rosie Hails online

Rosie Hails, Chair of the Natural Capital Initiative Steering Group, spoke at an event on “Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services for Business: new collaboration opportunities” on the 13 March 2012. The presentation explores how businesses can work with academia to develop new and effective tools

June 19th, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Science|

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|

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|