Data Tools & Methodologies

Circular Economy in India: Rethinking Growth for Long-Term Prosperity

6th December 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

This report is a product of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.  “By embarking on a circular economy transformation, India could create direct economic benefits for businesses and citizens while reducing negative externalities. Having experienced sustained and rapid growth over the past two decades, India is facing a rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, with the associated negative externalities… [more]

A Natural Capital Model of Influences for Ecotourism Intentions & Buffering Effects of Emotional Values

5th December 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

Abstract: This study develops and tests the model of natural-capital-moderated mediation in which emotional value serves as an intervening mechanism in the associations between natural capital and ecotourism. The results of a study of 662 visitors provide support for this model across the different dimensions of natural capital. Somewhat unexpectedly, the mediating effect of the… [more]

Integrating Natural Capital Into Business Practice

5th December 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

This report is a product of VNO-NCW and IUCN The Netherlands. “Companies that want insight into their relationship with natural capital are increasingly using the Natural Capital Protocol. Over a short period, this Protocol has become an indispensable tool for the clarification, measurement and evaluation of this relationship. The Protocol consists of nine steps a company… [more]

Mapping Ecosystem Services to Human well-being (MESH)

30th November 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

MESH is a product of the Natural Capital Project.  Mapping Ecosystem Services to Human well-being (MESH) is an integrative modelling platform that calculates and maps ecosystem service supply under different landscape management scenarios. It is currently in a beta development state, so please check our forums to report bugs and give feedback as we move towards… [more]

Richer Forest Biodiversity Could Rake in Billions

30th November 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Environmental Research Web. “…Biodiversity is not just a conservationist ideal, it is a high-value strategy, according to new research. It makes forests more productive, and could deliver up to $500bn a year in wealth across the planet. This would be more than twice the cost of conserving the forests… [more]

BS 8001 – A New Standard for the Circular Economy (Consultation)

29th November 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

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