Animal, plant and marine biodiversity comprise the "natural capital" that keeps our ecosystems functional and economies productive.
With NCA, environmental scientists are collaborating with economists and statisticians to bring environmental impacts and dependencies to light, within accounting systems. This article reviews tools and approaches for business, and mentions WAVES' work taking NCA forward in the public sector.
An interview with WAVES Program Manager Stig Johansson on how natural resources contribute to countries' economies, including Colombia.
An interview with WAVES Consultant Michael Vardon on Colombia's work to build natural capital accounts for forests, land and water, and how results can link to policy.
WAVES Program Manager Stig Johansson blogs on key global trends in NCA and highlights resources on the Knowledge Center.