Stakeholder Engagement

Non Monetary Values: How to Value Landscapes (Video)

3rd November 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This video is a product of OPERAs Project.  “For Millennia, humans have changed landscapes to fit their needs, but the recent, dramatic shifts in population and technology, mean that landscapes are changing at a greater speed and scale than ever before. It is urgent therefore that we figure out how best to accommodate the people… [more]

Operationalising Ecosystem Services for Effective Management of Protected Areas: Experiences & Challenges

2nd November 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This paper was originally published in Ecosystem Services.  Highlights: We implemented 41 PES in 21 Natura 2000 sites in Italy. Stakeholder involvement was important to implement PES. We evaluated management effectiveness before and after the implementation of PES. PES increased the management effectiveness of Natura 2000 sites. We discuss general challenges of operationalising ES in… [more]

Mechanisms & Risk of Cumulative Impacts to Coastal Ecosystem Services: An Expert Elicitation Approach

24th October 2017
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Nereus Program.  “Coastal ecosystems are among some of the most populated ecosystems on earth. Human activities degrade and convert coastal ecosystems through infrastructure development, resource extraction, and tourism, among other anthropogenic activities. There is an urgency to gain a comprehensive understanding of how human activities/stressors impact coastal ecosystems and… [more]

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]

Business Dependence on Ecosystem Services: A Review on Salmon

29th June 2017
Published under: Case Studies

This case study is a product of Wolfs Company.  Executive Summary: Business Dependence on Ecosystem Services: How to Identify Risks & Opportunities? An Ecosystem Services Review on Salmon Aquaculture in Chile. The Challenge “Healthy ecosystems form the basis for numerous business operations. Some industries depend to such a great extent on the services ecosystems provide,… [more]

Why Your Finance Director Should Care About Soil

29th March 2017
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Scottish Forum for Natural Capital.  Key points: Natural capital accounting can help to make the case for across the business for considering natural capital in decision making, for example to the Finance Director. Businesses cans start to develop natural capital thinking by considering the internal information they can make more of… [more]