Natural Capital Protocol

Scottish Farmers to Pilot ‘Valuing’ Nature

13th December 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Farming UK.  “Scottish farmers are to take part in a 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 businesses on two… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol Shapes Yorkshire Water’s Asset & Land Management Strategies

7th December 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

This article was originally published on the World Forum on Natural Capital.  “Yorkshire Water is one of the UK’s largest water companies, providing 5 million domestic customers and 140,000 businesses with 1.3 billion litres of clean water every day. To do this, it’s vital that we manage our 671 treatment works, 83,000km of pipework and… [more]

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]

Global Nature Fund Releases “The Natural Capital Protocol in Practice”

4th December 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

This report was developed by the Global Nature Fund.  “In the project “Network Natural Capital” (duration 2015-2017), the Global Nature Fund was able to gain initial experience in carrying out natural capital assessments in cooperation with project partners in two pilot studies . Both case studies are based on the recommended approach of the Natural Capital Protocol published in July 2016 . Based on… [more]