Private Sector & Natural Capital: The Business Case for Natural Capital Assessment

22nd March 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment

This report was produced by the Global Nature Fund (GNF).  “In its new publication “The Business Case for Natural Capital Assessment”, the Global Nature Fund (GNF) highlights the different triggers for companies to assess their natural capital. The advantages and diverse applications of this tool are exemplified by means of international developments and practical examples.… [more]

New WWF International President: “Just As Humans Are Not Defined By Their Need To Breathe, Corporations Should Not Be Limited To The Drive For Profits”

26th February 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on  “Today’s corporations inflict significant negative externalities on the planet,” said Sukhdev. “They need to recognise that responsibility.”…Just as humans are not defined by their need to breathe, Sukhdev argued, corporations should not be limited to the drive for profits. WWF International, he said, is a powerful platform for… [more]

Modelling Better Business: Nestlé Trials Natural Capital Premium with UK Dairy Farmers

18th February 2018
Published under: Case Studies

This report is a product of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).  “In 2017, leading global food company Nestlé launched a UK trial with 99 farmers in Cumbria and Ayrshire in response to growing pressures on the natural capital which underpins its business. Each farmer chooses from a range of practical interventions, which Nestlé identified with… [more]

Scaling Up Seafood Sustainability: An Illustrated Journey

7th February 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This report was originally published on The Solutions Journal.  “Forward: After fifteen years of deep involvement in the sustainable seafood movement globally, it became apparent where the movement has excelled and where particular challenges remain. Two things are clear: the ecological health of oceans is still deeply threatened and funding is not always successfully appropriated to… [more]

Engaging Business With Biodiversity Through Natural Capital (Webinar)

5th February 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

First in the JNCC Natural Capital Seminar series – 24 January 2018. Presenters, Matt Smith, JNCC – Tom Smith, Valuing Nature Placement – Prue Addison, ICCS, Oxford University. Read more about the project here. Source: Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

Natural Capital: Ten Things All Businesses Should Know – Sustain Value

5th February 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This Briefing Note was originally published on Sustain Value. “Natural capital has increasingly featured in boardroom discussions over the past few years, but what’s it all about and where is it headed?  This Briefing Note sets out ten things you should know. 1) ‘Natural capital’ technically refers to the ‘stocks of natural resources that provide… [more]