Natural Capital Coalition

Crown Estate Scotland to Trial the Natural Capital Protocol on 23,000 Hectare Glenlivet Estate

5th December 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This press release was originally published by Crown Estate Scotland.  “Scottish farmers are to take part in a pioneering project to assess the value of natural assets to help them make decisions that will protect the environment and the land that they work on. The trial will apply the international Natural Capital Protocol to land-based… [more]

Taking Stock: Progress in Natural Capital Accounting’ – European Commission

5th December 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This report was originally published by the European Commission. “The growing human population and a shift to more resource-intensive habits and behaviours are increasing the demands on global ecosystems. Natural capital is a way to describe Earth’s natural assets, including soil, air, water, and living things, existing as complex ecosystems, which provide a range of… [more]

‘We Haven’t Even Scratched the Surface’: Insights from the World Forum on Natural Capital

4th December 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured

This article was originally published on Sustainable Brands. “Factoring the value of nature into governance and corporate decision-making is not an easy task, but governments and businesses are starting to recognize the importance of natural capital accounting. According to the Natural Capital Coalition, 68 countries are looking to produce natural capital accounts, while 10 percent of WBCSD member… [more]

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]

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]

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]