Case Studies

Business Insights: Pilot testing the Natural Capital Protocol

26th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

This report was developed and authored by Dr Gemma Cranston (Senior Programme Manager at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership http://www.cisl.cam.ac.uk ).  It analyses the business aspects that pilot testing companies focused on, explores the learnings from businesses applying the Protocol, and identifies where natural capital assessments have an impact on the pilot tester companies.… [more]

BSI NSB led Standardisation in the field of Natural Capital

NSB-led standardization in the field of natural capital

9th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies

Standards are the backbone of our society, ensuring the safety and quality of products and services, facilitating international trade and improving the environment in which we live in. Standards are strategic tools and guidelines that can help companies tackle some of the most demanding challenges of modern business. They can ensure that business operations are… [more]

Silvertown Tunnel Crossing Biodiversity Action Plan and Mitigation Strategy

9th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies

Silvertown Tunnel is a new highways tunnel under the Thames River between Silvertown and Greenwich on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) which is one of the UK’s Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs). The habitat around the Scheme Study Area is typical of urban brownfield habitat which is traditionally undervalued in terms of biodiversity and… [more]

Accounting for Ecosystem Services of Water Replenishment Interventions

9th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies,Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) is working worldwide on water conservation projects with the objective to replenish all of its product water use by 2020. Last year, the Company announced that it was close to achieving this goal 5 years early, thus making it ‘water neutral’. Based on its experience on water resource restoration projects (replenish… [more]

Natural Capital Assessment of Yorkshire Water’s capital scheme at Rivelin Water Treatment Works: A Case Study

Natural Capital Assessment of Yorkshire Water’s capital scheme at Rivelin Water Treatment Works: A Case Study

7th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies

AECOM assisted Yorkshire Water to apply the Natural Capital Coalition’s draft Natural Capital Protocol (the Protocol) to a trial site at Rivelin Water Treatment Works.  This site is one of the key water treatment plants supplying the City of Sheffield and a £24m capital upgrade scheme had recently been undertaken to ensure the continued reliable… [more]

Growing business value in an environmentally challenged economy

Growing business value in a resource constrained economy: Natural capital data informs business decisions along the value chain

7th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies

Through a series of case studies Trucost shed light on the power of natural capital data to provide the insights companies need to build resilience into their value chains and identify new modes of operation in the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient economy. Key messages: Natural capital data insights routinely inform key business… [more]