Construction

White Paper: Value Creation with Natural Capital: An Expedition by Finance & Business

30th April 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

A White Paper has now been issued based on the results of the Expeditions Finance & Natural Capital. VBDO, CREM and NextGreen have combined their expertise for the realization of the White Paper and the Expeditions. There has also been close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. Whitepaper Bundles Results Natural Capital Expeditions… [more]

China’s ‘Sponge Cities’ Are Turning Streets Green to Combat Flooding

4th January 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on the Guardian.  “Replacing concrete pavements with wetlands, green rooftops and rain gardens means stormwater is absorbed back into the land, making water work for the city instead of against it. A small part of Shanghai is turning greener, street by street. In the Lingang district, pavements are lined with… [more]

Embedding the Natural Capital Approach in the Built Environment

15th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

These presentations were originally published on the Natural Capital Initiative.   “Building on last year’s successful event “Beyond Concepts”, this interactive workshop went beyond strategy to consider how the natural capital approach can be implemented within the built environment sector, and identify the practical steps needed to embed this approach on the ground. Presentations Natural capital in action… [more]

Natural Capital Assessment for Trenchless Pipe Laying – Global Nature Fund

31st October 2017
Published under: Case Studies

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Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Skanska

22nd June 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

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]

The Economist Explains Why There is a Shortage of Sand

24th April 2017
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Economist. “Sand is in high demand. In some parts of the world, people are going to increasingly great lengths to get their hands on the golden grains. A “sand mafia” in India intimidates locals in order to extract and transport the material. In Morocco and the Caribbean, thieves… [more]