Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019

21-22 May 2019
The Crystal, London

The Natural Capital Initiative’s 10th anniversary summit offers an independent platform for people in science, policy, NGOs, businesses and local communities to discuss and debate innovative natural capital solutions that enhance the environment and strengthen society. It builds on two influential summits in 2014 and 2009, which helped to shape natural capital thinking in the UK.

We are delighted to welcome a great line-up of speakers for Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019. Read more about our speakers and panellists

Photos and names of our key speakers


Our summit also offers interactive workshops, panel discussions and Q&As from the wider natural capital community around the summit themes. It is an opportunity to present your natural capital work in a poster too. Read more about our programme

  • New frontiers in natural capital data and methods
  • Governance and institutions for implementing natural capital solutions
  • Urban health and wellbeing
  • Sustainable land and water management
  • Sustainable marine planning


We are pleased to welcome the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) as the Lead Sponsor of the Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019 summit.

The Natural Environment Research Council logo

If you would like to hear more about how your organisation can support us and connect with a diverse community in natural capital science, policy and business, please contact more about our sponsorship opportunities


Book your place now to save money and to secure your place in the room! We are offering early bird discounts until the end of January 2019.

Our summit offers ample opportunities to network with inspiring and influential people in the natural capital community. Our registration fees include poster sessions and a sparkling wine reception, as well as a free entrance to the UK’s largest exhibition on the future of cities. The event is also approved for Continuous Professional Development. Read more about our registration fees and how to book

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We are excited to be organising our summit in The Crystal, one of the most sustainable venues in the UK. Read more about our venue and catering

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