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Why Business & Finance Must Understand their Impacts & Dependencies on Nature

23rd May 2017
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This article was written by Mark Gough, Executive Director, Natural Capital Coalition, and Marie Morice, Director, Natural Capital Finance Alliance for the Huffington Post.  Finance permeates the global economy, driving growth, development and prosperity. However, financial institutions (FIs), can also accelerate environmental damage, climate change and the loss of biodiversity. This degradation occurs when FIs,… [more]

Moving Forward: Natural Capital, Leadership and the Enabling Environment

17th October 2016
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This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition‘s series of blogs on natural capital by Paul Gehres. “The farmers could really use the rain.” I heard adults mention this throughout my childhood summers in America’s rural Midwest. While largely unappreciated at the time, what I perceived to be a common-sense comment… [more]

The Potential of the Natural Capital Protocol to Transform Business Models

10th October 2016
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This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition‘s series of blogs on natural capital by Dario Kenner, Founder, Why Green Economy. The Natural Capital Coalition’s vision is a world “where business conserves and enhances natural capital”. In July the Coalition launched the Natural Capital Protocol which is mainly aimed at business… [more]

Valuing the Invaluable in Business

4th October 2016
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This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition‘s series of blogs on natural capital by Ivo Mulder, Economics Advisor, REDD+. This article was originally published on LinkedIn. Putting an economic value on our natural environmental is difficult, both from an ethical and from a technical perspective. Nature is therefore often regarded… [more]

Can Circular Economy be the “Rosetta Stone” for Making the Natural Capital Investment Business Case?

26th September 2016
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This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition‘s series of blogs on natural capital by Edwin Pinero, President; The Pinero Group LLC This article was originally published on The Pinero Group LLC. I have prepared for and presented at various events in the past few months where the discussion of the… [more]

When it Comes to Natural Capital, it’s Easy to Forget that We’re on the Same Team

16th September 2016
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This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition‘s series of blogs on natural capital by Mark Gough, Executive Director of the Natural Capital Coalition We often feel safer when we’re surrounded by people with complementary views. In few places is this more obvious than at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, where… [more]