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Natural Capital Protocol: Apparel Sector Guide

13th July 2016
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

Apparel can include any item of adornment, but, for the purposes of this sector guide, it is used to refer specifically to clothing, excluding footwear and accessories which are beyond the scope of this guide. In 2013, the global apparel retail market was worth USD 1.3 trillion, based on revenue (Marketline 2014a). Apparel manufacturing specifically… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol Launch ‘Heralds a New Era’ for Green Business

13th July 2016
Published under: Featured

“The Natural Capital Protocol has been launched today (13 July) to offer businesses a standardised framework to identify, measure, and value impacts and dependencies on natural assets, raw materials and natural infrastructure. The multi-stakeholder collaboration led by the Natural Capital Coalition will support companies in their decision-making and can be used for a range of applications, including… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Food and Beverage Sector Guide

13th July 2016
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

This sector guide defines the food and beverage sector to encompass all businesses operating in the production, processing, or retailing of food and beverage products, excluding the hospitality/foodservice sector which is beyond the scope of this guide. Farmers, traders, wholesalers, food manufacturing companies, and retailers together make up the world’s largest sector, generating an approximate… [more]

Making Nature Visible In Decision Making

13th July 2016
Published under: Featured,Why Natural Capital?

EY has been an active participant in the Natural Capital Coalition since its foundation in 2011, and has played a significant role in the development of the Natural Capital Protocol. Over the past two years EY has provided strategic support to the Coalition’s business engagement activities. In 2015 we interviewed more than eighty international businesses to gauge their… [more]

Operationalising natural capital

Operationalising Natural Capital: Managing Opportunities and Risks from Natural Resources

9th July 2016
Published under: Featured

This report from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) explores how businesses within CISL’s Natural Capital Leaders Platform are looking for ways to incorporate natural resource concerns in their decision-making. It paves the way for companies to explore the commercial logic behind their decisions on the natural environment. It is intended to provide an… [more]

Accounting for Ecosystem Services of Water Replenishment Interventions

9th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies,Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) is working worldwide on water conservation projects with the objective to replenish all of its product water use by 2020. Last year, the Company announced that it was close to achieving this goal 5 years early, thus making it ‘water neutral’. Based on its experience on water resource restoration projects (replenish… [more]