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]

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]

NN IP Bolsters ESG Investment Decision Process

29th March 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

This article was originally published on Investment Europe.  “Dutch asset manager NN Investment Partners (NN IP) has partnered with data provider South Pole Group to strengthen the integration of ESG criteria in its investment decisions. …The availability of reliable data on water and waste allows us to enrich our environmental risk framework to account for… [more]

Sound Management Of Pollution & Waste Promotes Economic Growth As Well As Protecting Global Commons

31st January 2017
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Guardian.  “Society benefits from hundreds of thousands of chemical products, but some have undesired effects. We also produce a lot of waste, much of it hazardous, and seem to think it will go away and vanish. Yet – despite being separated by half a century and half a… [more]

Food and Drink Federation Unwraps Bold New Green Targets

13th October 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on BusinessGreen. “…”Alongside the obvious environmental metrics covering waste, water and energy use, Ambition 2025 also contains plans to deliver new tools to boost sustainable sourcing in supply chains, drive awareness of the business benefits of natural capital, and encourage the use of more sustainable packaging. Helen Munday, the FDF’s director… [more]

Delhi’s Waste Is Responsible For Killing All Aquatic Life In Yamuna River

25th August 2016
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

The Yamuna River, a rich hotspot for aquatic biodiversity, contorts into an “ecologically dead” zone as it flows through the city of Delhi. Quick action is needed to revive the health of the river and the people who rely on it. “The Yamuna River, often called Delhi’s lifeline, is gasping for life. The 22-km stretch along… [more]