Highlights

Around the world, activities and news about natural capital accounting is on the rise. Here we feature a collection of the latest stories, publications and multimedia content related to our sector.

Article
Moving beyond GDP to look at the world through the lens of wealth
The World Bank has released the third volume of its report on wealth accounting, called "The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018." It covers a broader set of assets and strengthens the methodology.
Policy Forum
Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy
The aim of the forum is to share, explore and synthesize the experiences of countries that have been producing and using NCA. All policy forum materials are available.
Natural Capital Stories
Natural Capital Accounting and Policy
New briefs demonstrate the progress of five WAVES countries in translating NCA into policy, and also look at three thematic areas: forests, water and energy.

Partner Countries

WAVES is a global partnership with collaboration among different actors at global, national and subnational levels. The major categories of engagement in the WAVES Global Partnership are: core implementing countries (highlighted on map), contributing donor partners,  and participating partners.

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In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

Publication
Botswana Water Accounting Report 2015/16
This is the 4th SEEA-styled water accounting report for Botswana, covering 2015-2016.
Technical Report
The SEEA-EEA carbon account for the Netherlands
The account was developed to allow for a consistent and quantitative comparison of carbon stocks and flows.
Publication
Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Decisions
Case studies that take stock of NCA, how it engages decision makers, and how it improves policy.