Value Chain

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]

Ignoring or Paying Lip Service to Natural Capital Could be Disastrous for Banks

9th August 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on RFi Group.  “Ignoring or paying lip service to natural capital could be disastrous for banks writes Keith Rovers, partner at Minter Ellison. On top of quantifying the impacts of climate risk on loan books, assets portfolios and insurances lines, banks will also need to assess ‘natural capital’ impacts of its… [more]

“Natural Capital Protocol Drives Sustainability Thinking”

5th July 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Featured

This article was originally published on Infrastructure News.  “The recently released Natural Capital Protocol promises to give business a new appreciation of the ecosystem services on which they rely. According to Paul Jorgensen, environmental scientist at SRK Consulting in South Africa, the protocol offers a standardising framework for organisations to identify, measure and value their… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Skanska

22nd June 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

The company in brief: Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups. The company helps finance, design, construct and maintain buildings including schools, offices and hospitals and infrastructure such as roads and rail. Within its 2020 ’Accounting for Sustainability’ strategy, Skanska UK set the ambitious target of embedding the natural capital… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for AkzoNobel

22nd June 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

The company in brief: AkzoNobel is a Dutch multinational chemical company, producing paints, performance coatings and speciality chemicals, and supplying paint ingredients, protection and colours to a worldwide industry and consumer base. The company’s products are also inputs to a variety of industrial manufacturing streams for pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, and in the production of… [more]

How Big Data will Revolutionize the Global Food Chain – McKinsey

5th June 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on McKinsey&Company. “…Cutting postharvest losses in half would produce enough food to feed a billion more people. Global food waste and loss cost $940 billion a year, have a carbon footprint of 4.4 Gt CO2-equivalent (more than 8 percent of global greenhouse-gas emissions), and a blue-water footprint of about 250 cubic… [more]