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Natural Capital Protocol Recognised as Important Tool in Reaching the Sustainable Development Goals

12th January 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This article was originally published on Climate-KIC. “On 9 December 2016 the Council of the European Union officially recognised that Natural Capital Accounting, manifested in the Natural Capital Protocol, as an important tool for maintaining biodiversity. This is a step towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Natural Capital Protocol is a framework designed to… [more]

A Business Case – How the Natural Capital Protocol Can Help Companies Protect Pollinators

20th December 2016
Published under: Featured,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally posted in Ethical Corporation.  Mark Gough on how the new Natural Capital Protocol can help companies protect pollinators. “All businesses fundamentally rely on the natural world in order to operate and thrive. Some of these dependencies are complex, little understood and far removed from daily operations, but there are other “ecosystem… [more]

The Natural Capital Protocol Recognised by the Council of the European Union

9th December 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This article was originally published the European Commission Environment.  “The Council of the European Union, gathered on 17 October 2016 in Luxembourg under Slovak Presidency, officially recognised the Natural Capital Protocol in the Outcome of the Council meeting. In its conclusions, the Council “considers that mainstreaming biodiversity provides new opportunities for all economic sectors, including… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol Highlighted in Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Research Briefing

8th December 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

  This POSTnote was originally published on Parliament UK.  It has been estimated that the UK’s population will rise by nearly 10 million in the next 25 years, increasing demands on natural resources. Evidence suggests degradation of ecosystems will negatively affect human wellbeing. Reports such as the UN’s Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and The Economics of… [more]

Transformative Change to Safeguard the Global Commons Could Mobilise Investment

8th November 2016
Published under: Featured,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Guardian.  “…In July 2016, the world took a giant step towards natural capital accounting by officially launching the Natural Capital Protocol – opening a new pathway for companies. By thinking strategically about natural capital decisions and implementing the Protocol, forward thinking companies now have the opportunity to impact… [more]

Applying the Natural capital Protocol – Webinar Recording

31st October 2016
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition,Why Natural Capital?

This webinar was originally published on the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital.  Listen to the “Applying the Natural Capital Protocol” webinar organised by Ecosystems Knowledge Network in partnership with the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital and the Irish Forum on Natural Capital. Click here to listen to the recording of the “Applying the Natural Capital… [more]