Case Studies

Natural Capital Case Study: Kering Gets to the Bottom of its Supply Chain

9th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Ethical Corp.  “The luxury fashion house’s pioneering accounting has contributed to the Natural Capital Protocol and enabled the group to work out where to focus its sustainability efforts. Angeli Mehta reports Kering, the French home of luxury brands like Gucci and Saint Laurent, pioneered environmental profit and loss (EP&L)… [more]

Livestock & Agroecology: How They Can Support the Transition Towards Sustainable Food & Agriculture

4th April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This report is a product of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).  “Livestock are found in all regions of the world and supply a wide range of products and services such as meat, milk, eggs, fibre, hides and skins, natural fertilizers, fuel, transport and drought power. They are kept by more… [more]

American Kestrels, Most Common Predatory Birds in U.S., “Replacing chemicals” by Keeping Pests At Bay

3rd April 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Phys.org  “Farmers are reducing the environmental impacts of pesticide use by attracting birds of prey to their lands. In some areas, American kestrels—small falcons—are replacing chemicals by keeping pests and invasive species away from crops. Results of a new study, led by Michigan State University (MSU) scientists and appearing… [more]

Seafood Funds Seek to Establish An Investment Trend in Sustainable Fisheries

29th March 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Impact Alpha. “Managing wild fisheries with proven sustainability practices can mean bigger, not smaller, catches of tasty seafood. That creates an opportunity for investors with a long-term view who are willing to invest through the transition period required for depleted fisheries to recover. Three fund managers who are early… [more]

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital, Case Study for YES BANK’s Green Bonds

27th March 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The financial institution in brief: YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank with a pan India presence across all 29 states and 7 Union Territories of India, has its headquarters in Mumbai. Responsible Banking is a key differentiator of YES BANK and is one of the six strategic pillars of the Bank along with… [more]

Earth Genome Uses Big Data to Zero in on Water Solutions

26th March 2018
Published under: Case Studies

This article was originally published on Ethical Corp.  “A California-based data analytics company, Earth Genome, is concentrating on helping companies use big data to make decisions about risks to water supply and interventions to protect it. Market development VP Michelle Lapinski, says environmental profit and loss accounts identify challenges, but not solutions. “When you make decisions… [more]