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Valuing our Life Support Systems summit video released today

Tonight we will launch the report of our second Valuing our Life Support Systems event in Portcullis House in Westminster. Preparing the report and organising the launch inevitably brought back memories of last November’s natural capital summit. There could be no better time to reveal

June 25th, 2015|Business, NCI event, Policy, Science|

Launching the Valuing our Life Support Systems summit report

We will launch the event report from our second major summit, Valuing Our Life Support Systems 2014, on 25th June 2015, 6:30 - 9pm in the Macmillan Suite, Portcullis House, London. In November of last year, we brought together over 250 delegates from across academia,

June 5th, 2015|NCI event|

Valuing our Life Support Systems 2014: Will accountants save the world?

Richard Spencer, head of sustainability at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, suggested that the accountancy profession might be the ones who will “save the world” by insuring that broader issues than finance are taken into account on balance sheets, at the

November 17th, 2014|NCI, NCI event|

Natural Capital needs relevent stories to be told as well as good science

Sarah Jane Chimbwandira, Surrey Nature Partnership Sarah Jane Chimbwandira of Surrey Wildlife Trust looks forward to the session hosted by the Surrey Nature Partnership at the Natural Capital Initiative's Valuing Our Life Support Systems summit. She argues that the messages of Natural Capital

November 4th, 2014|NCI, NCI event|

What is natural capital?

Daija Angeli, project officer in the Natural Capital Initiative (NCI), works with the term natural capital every day. When a member of NCI’s Steering Group mentioned that people don’t know what it means until you tell them about bumblebees and apple trees, as tickets go

June 3rd, 2014|NCI, NCI event, Science|

NERC supports Valuing our Life Support Systems 2014 as a Leading Sponsor

NCI are excited to announce that the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will be a Leading Sponsor for our Valuing our Life Support Systems natural capital summit, hosted at the British Library on 6th & 7th November. NERC are a very relevant partner for NCI

May 28th, 2014|NCI, NCI event|

Urban green infrastructure and human wellbeing

Earlier this month, parliamentarians and academics discussed the evidence on how urban open spaces can improve human well-being. Daija Angeli, NCI project officer, summarises what she learnt at the debate at the Houses of Parliament. Living in cities may be exciting and culturally enriching, but

May 23rd, 2014|NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|