Measure & Value

Government Dialogue Best Practice: UK Best Practice on Forest Enterprise’s Use of a Natural Capital Assessment to Plan Landscape Changes

14th November 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

The organization/ department in brief Forest Enterprise is an England wide organisation that operates a cross over between a commercial timber business and the provision of public benefit through environmental management and recreation provision.  Why was this undertaken? Forest Enterprise always tries to make management decisions that deliver the best result for the public, and… [more]

Government Dialogue Best Practice: Netherlands Best Practice on the Community of Practice for Financial Institutions & Natural Capital

14th November 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

The organization/ department in brief The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is a governmental agency that stimulates and encourages sustainable, agricultural, innovative and international entrepreneurship in the Netherlands. The agency supports Dutch enterprising with subsidies, finding business partners, knowledge and compliance with laws and regulations. The aim is to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and strengthen their… [more]

Government Dialogue Best Practice: Japan Best Practice on Community of Learning for Natural Capital valuation Among Japanese Companies

14th November 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

Description: As part of the Nikkei BP ESG Management Forum – a private sector initiative to introduce, share and research environmental, social and governance related issues among the business sector-, the community of learning for Natural Capital valuation among Japanese companies was established in April 2018 in collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies,… [more]

Effective Measurement A Crucial Step on the Path Towards Natural Capital Adoption

14th November 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on World Forum on Natural Capital.  “Lord Kelvin is famously quoted as saying: “To measure is to know. If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it. When you can measure what you are speaking about and express it in numbers, you know something about it.” A key stage in the… [more]

Government Dialogue Best Practice: Botswana Best Practice on Water Accounts, Community of Practitioners

13th November 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

The organization/ department in brief The Department of Water Affairs lies within the Ministry of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services (MLWS). The DWA’s main mandate is to assess, plan, develop and maintain water resources for domestic, agricultural, commercial, industrial and other uses in the whole country. The development and annual update of Water Accounts… [more]

Government Dialogue Best Practice: Australian Best Practice On Valuing Victoria’s Parks

13th November 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Enabling Environment,Featured

The organization/ department in brief The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is a state government agency in Victoria, Australia. DELWP brings together Victoria’s planning, local government, environment, energy, suburban development, forests, emergency management, climate change and water functions into a single department to strengthen connections between the environment, community, industry and economy.… [more]