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.
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Author(s): Lars Hein, Ken Bagst ,
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.
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.
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Author(s): The University of Ca ,
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.
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.