Read more about our recent Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019 summit, 21-22 May in London.

The Natural Capital Initiative is initiating and facilitating dialogue between key academic, policy and business decision-makers to find shared solutions and approaches.

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Quarterly NCI Dialogues are small, topic-focused workshops or breakfast briefings that are often held in partnership with other initiatives and organisations. Dialogue sessions bring together experts from academia, policy and business, to identify shared solutions and promote interdisciplinary approaches, and feed in to the Valuing our Life Support System Summits.

After the initial Valuing our Life Support Systems 2009 meeting, there has been two meeting in the series – Valuing Our Life Support Systems 2014 and Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the initiative.

Over the last decade NCI (also in partnerships) has held focused meetings which all remain relevant on:

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Find out about our future events.

Learn more about our past events.