According to the latest report on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA), reflecting a process of calculating the total stocks and flows of natural resources and services in Rwanda, only 37 percent of local residents have water in their dwellings in Kigali while 36 percent of households use public standpipes.
Jewellery giant Swarovski has calculated the monetary value of the natural resources used to produce its namesake crystals, in a move towards its overarching aim to supply "the world's most transparent crystal".
WAVES has helpsed Indonesia implement a system that calculates the physical and monetary values of natural resources using an accounting system, or often referred to as Natural Capital Accounting, or NCA. Through NCA, natural resources can be mainstreamed into development policy and planning. This video captures the impact that accounting has had on policy-making in Indonesia.
An assessment which calculates how much Scotland's natural capital is worth has been carried out for the first time, estimated at £273bn.