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
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
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
The Times journalist Tom Whipple attended the launch of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC) at the Royal Society on Monday 26th November 2012. His article, following discussions at the event with Defra Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP and an interview with NCC Chair Dieter
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
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.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a report titled "Potential Effects of Climate Change on Crop Pollination," which stresses the central role of pollination in food systems and in conserving genetic diversity, and examines how climate change may impact the provision