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Eftec Offers Natural Capital Protocol Training – Free For Coalition Organizations

12th October 2016
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

As momentum around the Natural Capital Protocol continues to build, several Coalition organizations are offering training and technical advice to those wishing to explore how the Natural Capital Protocol can benefit their organizations, as part of our Protocol Application Program. As part of this initiative, eftec is running a 1-day Protocol training workshop on the 26th October in central London.… [more]

Kenya’s Natural Capital: A Biodiversity Atlas

3rd October 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

Forward from Prof. Judi W. Wakhungu Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Kenya: The plant, animal, microorganism species and ecosystems that constitute biological diversity also referred to as biodiversity are an important source of goods and services that are essential to human beings. Kenya has a large complement of biological diversity of immense value. These resources and… [more]

The Natural Capital Protocol: Accounting for the Value of Nature in the Private Sector

3rd October 2016
Published under: Featured,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published at Gaborone Declaration. The private sector in Africa is booming “Africa’s private sector is booming and the continent’s economic growth is already a defining global story and likely to remain so throughout the 21st century. With its economic growth rate for 2016 predicted to be 3.6%, above the 3.2% global growth… [more]

Unpacking the Natural Capital Protocol

26th September 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

A key milestone was reached this summer with the launch of the Natural Capital Coalition’s Natural Capital Protocol.  Helen Dunn explores the protocol in more depth including next steps. “The Protocol is “a standardised framework to identify, measure and value direct and indirect impacts (positive and negative) and/or dependencies on natural capital”. The aim of the… [more]

Measuring Natural Capital and Why Asian Businesses Should Get on Board

21st September 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment,Featured

“…2016 has seen this progress continue, with the release of the Natural Capital Protocol (NCP) in July. Developed by the Natural Capital Coalition – a multi-stakeholder initiative comprising businesses, not-for-profits, economists and academics – the NCP is a framework designed to help generate credible and actionable information that businesses can use to make informed decisions when… [more]

Understanding a Business’ Impacts, Dependencies on the Natural World

21st September 2016
Published under: Featured,Why Natural Capital?

“Last month, the Natural Capital Protocol launched to great fanfare at Chartered Accountants Hall in London. The Protocol is a standardized framework for business to identify, measure, and value their direct and indirect impacts and dependencies on natural capital. That is, the earth’s stock of resources (e.g., plants, animals, air, water, soils, and minerals) that… [more]