In the Philippines, WAVES is supporting the production of ecosystem acounts for the island of Palawan, with a focus on recreational services.
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Let’s Talk Business! – a natural capital conference in The Hague organized by Platform BEE, aimed to address the missing link between the natural and financial worlds.
The Prince of Wales gave a speech at this year’s annual Accounting for Sustainability Summit (A4S), an initiative of the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation (PWCF).
With the continued growth of Scotland's forested areas, the shape of the forestry sector is changing.
The 2030 agenda intertwines goals for human development and environmental protection. An expert panel explains how the two sectors can work together
While companies occasionally have used nature to solve infrastructure challenges, making a strong business case to weave the financial benefits of natural infrastructure into the bottom line is breaking new ground.
Our transportation projects can affect the environment and, at the same time, they can be affected by natural phenomena based on (i) the geological and geotechnical characteristics of the terrain under our highways; and (ii) run-off water that is inadquately managed.
A new study led by UCSC researchers finds more than $600 million in property losses were prevented during Hurricane sandy by coastal habitats in the Northeast coast.
Assessing property for the endangered species it saves or wetlands it preserves could pay off for some landowners, says a California-based firm researching ecosystem markets. According to the firm’s latest case study, sale price tripled for a property in San Benito County, California once it considered eco-asset market values.
While the natural capital movement has progressed significantly over the last couple of years, it was clear at the IUCN World Conservation Congress that there are many who still reject the concept.