From around the web

Exploring the economic value of trees' social and environmental benefits

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.

Natural Capital Accounting: Key for Sustainable Natural Resource Management

(B&FT Online)
February 23, 2017

Ghana is one of the many countries taking initiatives in relation to implementing NCA. 

Green belt is key natural capital asset, says Helm

(The Planner)
February 21, 2017

London's green belt should be preserved and treated as a key part of the country’s natural capital 'asset register', according to the chair of the Natural Capital Committee.

Natural resources for sustainable development

(The New Times)
February 18, 2017

Natural capital accounting can add value in Rwanda’s national development planning process, said Minister for Natural Resources, Dr Vincent Biruta.

Parks are a huge asset, and we need to value them for the 21st century

(The Guardian)
February 14, 2017

By using a natural capital accounting approach, Sheffield discovered that for every £1 spent on its parks, they generate £34 of benefits.

EU Commission details Malta’s environmental challenges and opportunities

(Malta Independent)
February 12, 2017

As part of its report, the E.U. recommended supporting the development of natural capital accounting systems.

Full implementation of environment legislation could save EU €50bn

February 06, 2017

The review notes that the UK, one of the top performers, has an advanced approach to natural capital accounting.

The emergence of natural capital consciousness

February 01, 2017

Frameworks for measuring and analyzing natural capital dramatically have matured; some companies even have begun incorporating natural capital into their strategy.

Defra urged to make 'rapid progress' with release of environment plan

January 25, 2017

The UK Government must swiftly implement a legally-binding 25-Year Environment Plan to halt the decline of the country's natural capital, an independent advisory body has said.