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.

Blog
The world is facing immense and interconnected challenges: the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and nature loss. These crises are forcing a rethink of how we approach and understand development. As policy makers, investors, and development practitioners worldwide consider how to set development on a more green, resilient, and inclusive path going forward...
Blog
Investing in Natural Capital for a green recovery from COVID-19 makes economic sense—providing employment, economic growth, & social benefits like health and food security, while protecting against climate risks. — Karin Kemper, Global Director for the Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy Global Practice, World Bank, speaking at the Fifth NCA Forum.
Blog
Without good data, governments and public bodies cannot make good decisions. A new approach to ecosystem accounting could unlock a Green Recovery from COVID-19 by integrating environmental and economic information to help maximise societal well-being, minimise costs and keep within ecological thresholds.

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 and targeted technical assistance countries (highlighted on map), contributing donor partners, and participating partners.

In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

Technical Report
The paper outlines the development challenges and opportunities associated with blue and green biodiversity and ecosystem services...
Technical Report
The report makes a powerful case that economic development and the state of biodiversity and ecosystem services are closely linked.
Article
A regional learning and knowledge platform that brings together professionals from governments, nongovernmental organizations and academia that are interested in or working on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in Africa.