Embedding the natural capital approach in the built environment: from strategy to design, implementation and maintenance

6 October 2017

Arcadis House, London

Hosted by the Natural Capital Initiative in partnership with Arcadis

Building on last year’s successful event “Beyond Concepts”, this interactive workshop went beyond strategy to consider how the natural capital approach can be implemented within the built environment sector, and identify the practical steps needed to embed this approach on the ground.

Please read our workshop report and contribute to future work on natural capital in the built environment sector!

Download report

A green wall of a building with plants

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Setting the context

Martina Girvan, Arcadis: Natural capital in the built environment – an overview. Download

Alexandra Collins, Imperial College: Measuring the benefits of green infrastructure and natural capital in urban areas – Defra’s Local Action Project. Download

Natural capital in action

Laura Boccadamo, Berkeley Group: A developers’ perspective on biodiversity and natural capital

Renuka Gunasekara, Arcadis: Implementing SuDS and delivering benefits. Download

Lizzie Rendell, Skanska/Natural Capital Coalition: The Natural Capital Protocol Sector Guide for the built environment. Download