Does nature have a place in our economy?

Governments hold the key to recovery from the current crisis but are we ready for a radical change towards a more sustainable economy? Minna Hartikainen discusses Notes from Lockdown and Economy in the Time of Corona. Posted on 27 May 2020 London's Victoria Park under

May 27th, 2020|NCI|

Green growth that works

If we want to move from conceptual thinking to practical implementation of the natural capital approach, we need to share knowledge and experiences of successful work. A new book by the Natural Capital Project, Green Growth That Works, discusses natural capital policy and finance mechanisms

March 31st, 2020|NCI|

Gapital gains

A new report from the Natural Capital Initiative celebrates 10 years of collaborations in the effort to rethink how society values the natural world. In 2009 the American ecologist and evolutionary biologist Guy McPherson said: “If you think the economy is more important than the

October 30th, 2019|NCI|

Can voluntary conservation bring permanent gains?

The UK government is introducing conservation covenants in the upcoming Environment Bill. Minna Hartikainen from the Natural Capital Initiative delves deeper into the promise and pitfalls of voluntary conservation. David Bower, an influential conservationist with the Sierra Club, said about the conservation movement that “our

September 18th, 2019|NCI|

NCI summit 2019 photos

June 6th, 2019|NCI|

NCI summit 2019 sessions

If you missed a workshop or panel discussion during the summit, you can read the session summaries and revisit some of the presentations here. Day 1 - Parallel sessions Artificial Intelligence for improving natural capital management and decision support Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and

June 6th, 2019|NCI|

Key issues and future challenges for environmental governance

Hosted by Meri Juntti, Middlesex University London & Kerry Waylen, The James Hutton Institute Natural capital and ecosystem services have gained huge traction in research and literature in the last decade, and are now beginning to inform policy and planning. The focus on natural capital

April 30th, 2019|NCI|