On Thursday November 21, 2019, representatives from 18 African countries met for the first ‘Africa Forum on Natural Capital Accounting’ in Kampala, Uganda.
The 4th Forum on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) for Better Policy brought together over 100 high-level participants working on NCA and sustainable landscape management on 18-19 November 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.
Representatives from 18 African countries committed to create a new Community of Practice on Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) in Africa.
Leading thinkers in environmental economics and conservation are asking a pressing question. Why are we ignoring the destruction of the living world?
Office for National Statistics estimates value of Britain's natural capital assets, such as mountains, lakes and fish populations
It means that for the rest of 2019, all the energy that people use is unsustainable in the long term and that the planet has absorbed as many carbon emissions as it can.
Earth Overshoot Day falls on earliest-ever date in 2019, as humans use far more natural resources than is sustainable.
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.