Can We Bring Back the Wilderness?

15th September 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured,Why Natural Capital?

“Ever since Aldo Leopold warned of a world irrevocably diminished by human appetite, conservationists have urged that we “act now, before it’s too late”. But what if nature’s end was not a foregone conclusion? Imagine if we could recreate lost rivers, meadows, rainforests even… A few years back this would have been wishful thinking. But… [more]

Free Fringe Webinars on Natural Capital, Ecosystem Services and the Natural Capital Protocol

8th September 2016
Published under: Featured

IFNC members are invited to register for FREE WEBINARS from the Ecosystems Knowledge Network, which will be taking place throughout the week of our conference. Topics include: The Natural Capital Protocol for business Payments for Ecosystem Services Nature and Health Natural Capital Accounting at the landscape-scale Mapping ecosystem services Ecosystem services in environmental assessment IFNC members are invited to… [more]

Illustration: Making Natural Capital Approaches Work for Conservation: Building the Enabling Environment & Mainstreaming the Use of Natural Capital Protocol

6th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

Taking Nature into Account: Businesses Given Tool to Measure Use of Resources

26th August 2016
Published under: Featured

“You don’t always know what you’ve got until it’s gone, but a new tool is helping businesses appreciate the natural resources they use. The Natural Capital Protocol provides a standardised system for measuring and valuing the natural resources that businesses rely on, particularly in New Zealand. The new framework was launched globally last month, and… [more]

Natural Capital Assessment of Yorkshire Water’s Capital Scheme at Rivelin Water Treatment Works

23rd August 2016
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

Viewing business problems through a natural capital lens can help identify risks and opportunities, improve business performance, and enhance the role of businesses within their communities. Natural capital consists of the stock of renewable and non-renewable natural assets, which combine to provide both abiotic and ecosystem services. Yorkshire Water and AECOM completed a retrospective Natural… [more]

Capital Business, Naturally: The Launch of the Natural Capital Protocol

4th August 2016
Published under: Featured

K Magazine on the need for a Natural Capital Protocol. “Launched at a conference in London in July, the Natural Capital Protocol’s mission is to aid the shift towards a world where business puts a value on nature. Turns out, human and social capital are equally important, as our K magazine reporter found out. As obvious… [more]