Education

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Natura

11th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

The company in brief: Natura is the leading multinational Brazilian company operating in the cosmetics, personal care and beauty industries. With its headquarters in São Paulo, the company employs around 6500 staff in eight countries. The company has a Sustainability Vision which assumes the commitment of integrating environmental and social impacts into Natura’s economic results… [more]

Landscape Restoration with a Business Approach: MOOC

30th April 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This MOOC is run by Commonland.  “1st ENABLE course launched May 1st 2017. How to restore landscapes and, simultaneously, create sustainable businesses? The answer is given by the first online course promoted by the European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education (ENABLE), a strategic network co-funded by the EU Erasmus+ programme to… [more]

Man-Made Sewage Filtering Wetlands Combines Sanitation, Recreation & Education

24th April 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The Bulletin. “Plenty of people in Central Oregon are participating in Earth Day activities this week, but only the city of Prineville celebrated by moving 400,000 tons of dirt to create an educational nature trail that meanders around a series of environmentally friendly, sewage-filtering ponds. Nearly a year to… [more]

To Deliver on Paris Agreement, Governments Will Need to Take Action to Conserve Ecosystems

13th December 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Live Mint. “Wetlands, forests and oceans absorb and store carbon, which makes them a vital asset for countries pursuing the Paris climate agreement’s targets for reducing CO2 emissions. So how can we use them most effectively? The Paris accord was concluded by 196 governments last December, and came into force… [more]

Solutions Fit for Farmers and Ecosystems Can Help Double Food Production

27th October 2016
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on CGIAR. “The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on zero hunger is a top priority on the international agenda, and eliminating hunger globally is naturally and inevitably tied to farming. Therefore, the SDGs have set a target to double agricultural production by 2030. Doubling production in less than 15 years requires wide-scale… [more]