From around the web

Filipinos choosing the green energy option

(Business World)
April 07, 2017

A new study finds that Filipinos find a substantial value in utilizing solar energy instead of sustaining their current dependency on coal and fossil fuels.

Nature is talking — are you listening and re-calibrating strategy as needed?

(GreenBiz.com)
April 05, 2017

Misreading the climatic, water or ecological situation increasingly will be a significant misstep for many companies.

DENR backs accounting of PH’s natural resources

(Manila Bulletin)
April 04, 2017

The DENR is pushing for an honest-to-goodness natural resource and environmental accounting system to enable the agency to come up with specific policies and programs consistent with the sustainable integrated area development approach.

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.

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