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Defining Ecosystem Assets for Natural Capital Accounting

Defining Ecosystem Assets for Natural Capital Accounting

This paper argues that several additional conceptualisations of ecosystem assets are needed to understand ecosystems as assets, in support of ecosystem assessments, ecosystem accounting and ecosystem management.
Article (25p) , 2016 , Author(s): Lars Hein, Ken Bagst , Type: Technical
The Integrated Economic-Environmental Modelling Framework: An Illustration with Guatemala’s Forest and Fuelwood Sector

The Integrated Economic-Environmental Modelling Framework: An Illustration with Guatemala’s Forest and Fuelwood Sector

This paper develops the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modelling platform and illustrates it with Guatemala’s environmental-economic accounts to analyse its forest and fuelwood sector, where negative health and environmental impacts arise from inefficient household fuelwood use.
Publication (71p) , 2016 , application/pdf (1.48 MB) , Author(s): Onil Banerjee, Marti , Type: Technical
Biodiversity and ecosystem services in corporate natural capital accounting: Synthesis Report

Biodiversity and ecosystem services in corporate natural capital accounting: Synthesis Report

Businesses are increasingly aware of their dependencies upon nature’s goods, however this has focused mainly on water usage and carbon emissions, often neglecting the other critical aspects of natural capital such as ecosystems and biodiversity. This business-focused synthesis report is the result of a unique partnership between business and academic researchers.
Technical Report (12p) , 2016 , Author(s): The University of Ca , Type: Technical
Biodiversity and ecosystem services in environmental profit & loss accounts

Biodiversity and ecosystem services in environmental profit & loss accounts

The Environmental Profit & Loss methodology, a pioneering corporate natural capital accounting methodology, was developed at Kering to help corporate decision-makers understand environmental impacts in their business and supply chains.
Publication (36p) , 2016 , Author(s): Becky Chaplin-Kramer , Type: Technical
The social costs of nitrogen

The social costs of nitrogen

This study proposes a comprehensive approach for estimating the social cost of nitrogen, defined as the present value of the monetary damages caused by an incremental increase in nitrogen.
Article (10p) , 2016 , Author(s): Bonnie L. , Type: Technical
Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of SEEA

Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of SEEA

The Joint OECD/UNECE Seminar on the Implementation of SEEA was held on 3 - 4 October, 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland. Presentations are available online.
Technical Report , 2016 , Type: Technical

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