This article was originally published the European Commission Environment. “The Council of the European Union, gathered on 17 October 2016 in Luxembourg under Slovak Presidency, officially recognised the Natural Capital Protocol in the Outcome of the Council meeting. In its conclusions, the Council “considers that mainstreaming biodiversity provides new opportunities for all economic sectors, including… [more]
This POSTnote was originally published on Parliament UK. It has been estimated that the UK’s population will rise by nearly 10 million in the next 25 years, increasing demands on natural resources. Evidence suggests degradation of ecosystems will negatively affect human wellbeing. Reports such as the UN’s Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and The Economics of… [more]
This article was originally published on the Guardian. “…In July 2016, the world took a giant step towards natural capital accounting by officially launching the Natural Capital Protocol – opening a new pathway for companies. By thinking strategically about natural capital decisions and implementing the Protocol, forward thinking companies now have the opportunity to impact… [more]
This webinar was originally published on the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital. Listen to the “Applying the Natural Capital Protocol” webinar organised by Ecosystems Knowledge Network in partnership with the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital and the Irish Forum on Natural Capital. Click here to listen to the recording of the “Applying the Natural Capital… [more]
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This article was originally published on Ensia. “Have you ever paid more to buy something labeled “organic” because you thought it was the right thing to do for nature? Looked for a “recycled” or Forest Stewardship Council label on a paper product? Paid a fee to visit a national park? If so, you know what… [more]