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
WAVES Hosts the First Policy Forum with the Netherlands Government
Co-hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands, the forum involved 45 participants from 15 countries, including high-income countries with years of NCA experience.
Article
Indonesia Hosts First WAVES South-South Knowledge Exchange
The event brought together some 60 participants from Indonesia, Australia, Botswana, and the Philippines to share experiences on implementing natural capital accounting.
Article
Defining concepts to value resources and assess sustainability using ecosystem accounting
A new paper defines four key concepts for ecosystem accounting, illustrated with real-world examples.

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
From Statistics To Policy: The development and application of environmental statistics and environmental accounts in the Netherlands
Examines the development of environmental statistics and accounts in the Netherlands, and their use in policy.
Publication
WAVES Annual Report 2016
WAVES has made an impact in the first set of countries, which have established accounts and committed resources to NCA.
Technical Report
Managing Coasts with Natural Solutions
Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs.