Launching the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, Helping Business Understand its Relationship With Nature

13th July 2017
Published under: Featured

Geneva, London, Brussels 13 July 2017: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Natural Capital Coalition launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol – the first-ever standardized framework for measuring business impacts and dependencies on nature. The Protocol and Toolkit… [more]

2nd Edition of the Environmental Impact Valuation as base for a Sustainable Fashion Strategy – HUGO BOSS

10th July 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

This white paper was developed by HUGO BOSS.  “The white paper “The Environmental Impact Valuation as Scientific Basis for a Sustainable Apparel Strategy” published in September 2016 as a result of years of research, development and verification showed the potential of combining well established methods like Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and the Natural Capital Protocol… [more]

What Is The Real Value Of The Great Barrier Reef?

7th July 2017
Published under: Featured,Huffington Post Series

This article was originally published on the Huffington Post.  This article was written by Mark Gough, Executive Director and Joseph Harris–Confino, Communications Officer, Natural Capital Coalition. With such a large response to Deloitte’s valuation of the economic contribution of the Great Barrier Reef last week, we wanted to address some of the recurring comments/confusions that we have… [more]

“Natural Capital Protocol Drives Sustainability Thinking”

5th July 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

This article was originally published on Infrastructure News.  “The recently released Natural Capital Protocol promises to give business a new appreciation of the ecosystem services on which they rely. According to Paul Jorgensen, environmental scientist at SRK Consulting in South Africa, the protocol offers a standardising framework for organisations to identify, measure and value their… [more]

“The Natural Capital Protocol Provides Clear Structure to Help Companies Understand & Report Business & Financial Performance Risks”

4th July 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This interview was originally published in full on Mercados de Medio Ambiente.  “Humberto Delgado Rosa is the Director for Natural Capital, DG Environment, European Commission. Previously he was Director for Mainstreaming Adaptation and Low Carbon Technology in DG Climate Action. He is experienced in European and international environmental policy, particularly in biodiversity and climate change issues. He served as Secretary of State for Environment of the Portuguese Government from… [more]

WBCSD Releases Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy

3rd July 2017
Published under: Featured

“Today’s linear ‘take, make, dispose’ economic model relies on large quantities of cheap, easily accessible materials and energy, and is a model that is reaching its physical limits. A circular economy is an attractive and viable alternative that businesses have already started exploring today. The principles of a circular economy The circular economy provides multiple… [more]