Highlights

There is an ever-increasing amount of news and initiatives on natural capital accounting around the world. Here is a collection of the latest feature stories, publications and multimedia in our field.

Article
Ecosystem accounts for San Martín show that ecosystems contributed nearly $60 million to the regional economy, with households receiving the most benefits.
Article
The accounts will provide information on the social and environmental costs of mining and how mineral resources contribute to the economy.
Policy Brief
Natural capital accounting and the Sustainable Development Goals
Natural capital accounting can help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by making explicit the links between the economy and the environment.

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.

Country mapPhilippinesRwandaMadagascarIndonesiaGuatemalaCosta RicaColombiaBotswana

In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

Technical Report
Managing Coasts with Natural Solutions
Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs
Publication
WAVES Annual Report 2015
In 2015, WAVES focused on consolidating work in the eight core implementing countries.
Natural Capital Stories
Natural Capital Accounting in Action
This series shows how the accounts have been used in countries to inform policies and translate into action on the ground.