Data Tools & Methodologies

Natural Capital Project Platform Cover

Natural Capital Science and Technology Platform

7th July 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

The Natural Capital Project aims to accelerate uptake of successes and lessons learned to date and to magnify the natural capital community’s collective impact. To do this, the Natural Capital Project and collaborators are co-developing a data and analytics platform driven by demand for specific information on natural capital needed for planning, investment, and operational… [more]

Business and Biodiversity

Natural Capital Accounting for Business: Summary of EU Business and Biodiversity outputs 2014-16

7th July 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

The European Business and Biodiversity (B@B) Platform provides an EU level forum for dialogue about the links between business and biodiversity. Through three separate thematic work streams the Platform is working with business to develop tools and approaches that integrate natural capital and biodiversity into business practice. This paper summarises the main outputs from 2014-2016… [more]

The Earth Security Index 2016

Earth Security Index 2016: Transforming Business Affairs for Sustainable Development

7th July 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

The 2016 Earth Security Index Report engages 75 largest multinationals in industries exposed to social, environmental and governance risks with a novel analysis and practical proposals to anticipate risks and advance sustainability. Report Highlights: Covers 3 global industry sectors, to increase their knowledge to anticipate and manage ESG context risks in extractives, food & agriculture,… [more]

Economic Accounting of Mineral resources in Botswana

5th July 2016
Published under: Case Studies,Data Tools & Methodologies

This report is part of an ongoing project under the Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES, global partnership, being carried out by the Government of Botswana (GoB) and the World Bank. The WAVES project has a number of components, including the preparation of water accounts, energy accounts, mineral accounts, and appropriate macroeconomic… [more]

Next Steps in Embedding Corporate Responsibility – VBDO AGM Report 2016

12th June 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

Forward: Angelique Laskewitz, Executive Director, VBDO: Engagement is one of the strongest tools for investors to impact their investees. It provides a momentum that allows one to express and discuss its concerns and priorities, and in which trends and best practices can be shared, making it a key form of active ownership. Such constructive partnerships… [more]

Towards a Common International Classification of Ecosystem Services (CICES) for Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting

5th June 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

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