Progress on public and private sector natural capital accounting requires a lingua franca

Blog 3 of 3 reflecting on the World Forum on Natural Capital... Chris Baldock, environmental economist at Trucost, argues that we need a common language on natural capital accounting to move the agenda forward. The dust has settled on the world’s first natural capital forum

December 23rd, 2013|Business, Collaboration, NCI, NCI event, Other event|

NCI joins WBCSD and 28 other initiatives in collaborative ‘Pitch for Nature’

The WBCSD led a collaborative project in which 28 initiatives from around the world, including NCI, joined together to create a 2-minute video explaining the natural capital concept for a business audience. 'Pitch for nature' was launched on the first day of the World Forum

December 10th, 2013|Business, Collaboration, NCI|

More collaboration and dialogue needed between healthcare, policy & ecology – NCI hosts workshop at INTECOL 2013

In a workshop held at INTECOL 2013 on Monday 19th August by the Natural Capital Initiative, healthcare professionals and ecologists came together to discuss the links between ecosystems and human health. Such work is receiving increasing attention as the potential benefits for health, such as

August 19th, 2013|Collaboration, NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|

James Hutton Institute joins as NCI core partner

The James Hutton Institute has now joined as a fourth core partner in the Natural Capital Initiative. The Institute is brand new international research centre based in Scotland. It one of the Scottish Government’s main research providers in environmental, crop and food science. The other core partners

January 1st, 2013|Collaboration, NCI|

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|

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|