All Events

Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, Natural Capital Seminar Series

January 22, 2014 to March 12, 2014
Oxford, England

This seminar series (held weekly on Wednesday’s) will synthesize the large (but scattered) existing information about the value of ecosystem services and natural capital and present it in a form useful for ecologists, economists, policy makers, and the general public. It will also be helpful in valuing natural capital in 'green' national accounting systems which are currently being proposed in many countries. Open to all.

Conference: How Business Values Nature - Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

January 21, 2014
Bonn, Germany

This conference aims to highlight the business case for ecosystem valuation and show why companies should begin now to measure and value their natural capital. Representatives from companies such as the Otto Group will showcase their work and motivation while experts from initiatives such as the TEEB for Business Coalition will report about the progress being made on the methods and frameworks of ecosystem valuation. 

Natural Capital Accounting: A tool for policy and development decision making and implementation - the WAVES approach

January 09, 2014
United Nations, New York City, USA

This event, organized by the World Bank Group, United Kingdom, Colombia and other partners, will take place on the sidelines of the seventh session of the UN General Assembly's (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

International Conference on Valuation and Accounting of Natural Capital for Green Economy (VANTAGE) in Africa

December 03, 2013 to December 04, 2013
Nairobi, Kenya

The international conference on  VANTAGE showcased successful efforts by countries and various organizations in the valuation and accounting of natural capital that have contributed to promoting atransformation to a green economy. The conference, held at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, also sought to promote awareness and buy in for future efforts.

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