Case Studies

London Borough of Barnet Corporate Natural Capital Account

13th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment

This report was produced by London Borough of Barnet. “In common with all London local authorities, the London Borough of Barnet (LB Barnet) recognises the huge contribution made by green infrastructure to the wellbeing of its residents and the success of its economy. Barnet has always been characterised as a green and leafy borough of low… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Natura

11th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The company in brief: Natura is the leading multinational Brazilian company operating in the cosmetics, personal care and beauty industries. With its headquarters in São Paulo, the company employs around 6500 staff in eight countries. The company has a Sustainability Vision which assumes the commitment of integrating environmental and social impacts into Natura’s economic results… [more]

Valuing Natural Capital: Applying the Natural Capital Protocol – YES BANK

6th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Protocol Case Studies

This report was produced by YES BANK.  Foreword by Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO YES BANK, Chairman Yes Global Institute. “Natural Capital is the irreplaceable thread that weaves life, culture, economies and lays the foundation for any civilization to grow and prosper. Traditionally, natural assets and ecosystem services have served as the bed rock… [more]

Ecosystem Services in the New York City Watershed

5th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Ecosystem Marketplace.  “…For nearly two hundred years, City residents depended on upstate communities to contribute to the largest unfiltered water system in the world. The City’s watershed spans nearly 2000-square-miles, an area roughly the size of the state of Delaware, with a labyrinth of 19 reservoirs and aqueducts cutting… [more]

Integrating Ecosystem Services Supply Potential from Future Land-Use Scenarios in Protected Area Management: A Bangladesh Case Study

31st August 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Data Tools & Methodologies

This paper was originally published in Ecosystem Services.  Highlights Limited capacity and infrastructure make protected area (PA) management difficult. PA managers can use ecosystem services (ES) framework and spatially explicit tool. We demonstrate the potential of ecosystem services framework in PA management. We found a relatively higher supply of different ES from LULC within the… [more]

Spatial Multi-Scale Relationships of Ecosystem Services: A Case Study Using a Geostatistical Methodology

30th August 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Data Tools & Methodologies

This paper was originally published in: NatureResearch Scientific Reports. “Abstract: Adequately understanding the spatial multi-scale relationships of ecosystem services (ES) is an important step for environmental management decision-making. Here, we used spatially explicit methods to estimate five critical ES (nitrogen and phosphorous purifications, crop production, water supply and soil retention) related to non-point source (NPS) pollution… [more]