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]

Coalition July Newsletter

25th July 2017
Published under: Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

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Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Dow Chemical

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

The company in brief: Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a United States based multinational corporation and the world’s second-largest chemical manufacturer by revenue. Dow’s Freeport, Texas manufacturing site depends heavily on water from the nearby Brazos River, where Dow is the largest of its water users which also include farmers, cities, and other industries. Although… [more]

New York City’s Street Tree Map Proves Ecological, Economic Benefits of Urban Greenery

2nd December 2016
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Sustainable Brands.  “The value of ecosystem services has, up until recently, gone largely unrecognized by governments and corporations. While nature is inherently valuable for a variety of obvious reasons, putting a price tag on it isn’t exactly a straightforward process. Companies such as Kering and Dow have begun to… [more]

The ESII (Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory) Tool

13th July 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

The Ecosystem Services Identification & Inventory Tool, or the ESII Tool, is an iPad app and web interface that lets people understand the benefits that nature provides and incorporate the value of nature into decision making. It was developed in collaboration by The Dow Chemical Company, The Nature Conservancy, and EcoMetrix Solutions Group, and can… [more]