First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon’s Full Address to World Forum on Natural Capital

27th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

These remarks were originally published on Scottish Government.  “Thank you, Jonny (Hughes, Chief Executive of the Scottish Wildlife Trust), and thanks to all of you for attending. Scotland hosted the first two World Forums on Natural Capital in 2013 and 2015, and we are delighted to be hosting this third one. I’m grateful to the… [more]

Using the Natural Capital Protocol Can Make a Meaningful Impact – International Paper

24th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on The World Forum on Natural Capital. “Water is essential to International Paper’s manufacturing process. In fact, we could not make our products without it; however, we recognize that water’s value goes far beyond its use in papermaking. We work deliberately to use water resources efficiently and to improve the… [more]

The Coalition Partners with Raconteur, WBCSD & The Times To Bring You Raconteur’s Responsible Business Edition

24th November 2017
Published under: Featured

This report was originally published on Raconteur.  The Coalition has partnered with Raconteur, WBCSD, and The Times to bring you ‘Responsible Business’, which was released on November 24, 2017 as part of The Times’ print edition. “Global issues of climate change and sustainability are heating up as corporations begin to take notice of their responsibility… [more]

Why We Must Move From Measuring Only Impacts to Also Measuring Dependencies on the Natural World

24th November 2017
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

This article was originally published on Raconteur. The way businesses, governments and individuals assess their relationships to nature has been rapidly evolving over the past half century, and this awareness has surged in the last decade  “In the mid-20th century, the burgeoning impacts of humanity on the natural world were becoming increasingly evident. A tipping point was… [more]

The Relationship between Social Value Principles and the Natural Capital Protocol

16th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This discussion paper was developed by Social Value UK.  “Approaches to understanding and valuing social and environmental value have evolved considerably in recent years. Two principal frameworks are Social Value International’s Social Value Framework, which primarily focuses on social value, and the Natural Capital Coalition’s Protocol, which primarily focuses on natural capital. By understanding these… [more]

Miners Urged to Take Heed of Natural Capital Protocol Framework

13th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This article was originally published on Mining Weekly.  “The recently released Natural Capital Protocol promises to give business a new appreciation of the ecosystem services on which they rely, states independent engineering and scientific consultancy SRK Consulting. The protocol was developed by a global multistakeholder group representing business, finance, accounting, conservation, academia and policymakers. SRK Consulting South Africa environmental scientist Paul Jorgensen explains that the protocol offers a standardising framework for… [more]