WAVES, a global partnership program led by the World Bank which started in 2012, is aimed at assisting countries to compile natural capital accounts for their key natural resources.
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To make it easier for companies to reduce their environmental impacts, businesses have banded together to develop a new healthy ecosystem metric.
The Ministry of Environment of Costa Rica released a new website that provides information regarding the country’s natural resources.
150 representatives from the private sector, civil society, the public sector, and academia participated in a forum aiming to increase natural capital accounting in decision-making.
A forum was held in San José to discuss increasing natural capital accounting in decision-making and in the development of sustainable policies for forests, water and energy.