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NEDA underscores importance of Natural Capital Accounting in Sustainable Development

(Trending.ph)
April 04, 2017

With the government aiming for sustained economic growth of 7 to 8 percent in the medium term, there is a need to pay attention to the country’s natural resources and how they are used and managed.

Resource accounting pushed in Philippines

(Malaya Business Insight)
April 04, 2017

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is pushing for the adoption a natural resource and environmental accounting system.

NEDA formulates Natural Capital Accounting system

(The Philippine Star)
April 01, 2017

NEDA will develop indicators under the NCA method to come up with a proper valuation of the country’s natural resources, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said.

Philippines: Keynote Speech for the National Capital Accounting Conference

(World Bank)
March 30, 2017

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Mara K. Warwick, World Bank Country Director, Philippines

NEDA, WB cite natural capital accounting as vital to policy-making

(The Manila Times)
March 31, 2017

Remarks by NEDA and the World Bank were made during the National Conference on Natural Capital Accounting in Pasig City, the Philippines.

Food, energy, water security go together

(The Hindu)
March 14, 2017

Sector-wide tools like natural capital accounting are essential to enacting policies for eco-friendly, climate-smart agriculture.

WAVES, ECLAC Support NCA in Latin America and the Caribbean

(IISD)
March 14, 2017

Latin America and Caribbean countries are increasingly using natural capital accounting to inform decision making on policies and planning.

Accounting for natural capital on farm

(Farm Online)
March 10, 2017

Natural capital accounts can support farmers to market their products, secure finance and attract investment.

Exploring the economic value of trees' social and environmental benefits

(Phys.org)
March 06, 2017

Many of the benefits of trees are wholly or partly unvalued in markets and associated GDP calculations.

The growing value of accounting for natural capital

(Accounting and Business Magazine)
March 01, 2017

As our understanding of the value of accounting for natural capital grows, it’s time for finance professionals to seize the opportunity, says ACCA president.

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