Tourism has the potential to become one of the key sectors that will generate growth and jobs and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has identified tourism as one of the four development priorities. The tourism industry could be based on the sustainable management of the country’s rich natural capital, including forests and landscapes. The country needs a high-quality and reliable tourism sector data system to be able to measure and trace its contribution to the overall economy.
This technical report shows the results of the pilot implementation of Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) for Forests in the Kyrgyz Republic for the year 2018 under the KR WAVES Plus initiative, using the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) framework.
This insight brief serves to provide a comprehensive overview and enhance understanding of the commercialization of nipa palm products and the production practices within the mangrove landscapes in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar.
This insight brief serves to provide a comprehensive overview and enhance understanding of the commercialization of aquaculture farmed products and the production practices within the mangrove landscapes in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar.
This study comprises intensive data collection, including mapping and on-ground assessment of mangrove resources, detailed household surveys on how community members use mangroves and what incomes they receive, accumulation of knowledge of costs for restoration, and management activities by governments and non-government organizations.
This report provides a detailed description of the approach, explaining how one can analyze and weight ESG factors at the sectoral and at the company or issuer level, and how one incorporates these into asset valuation and pricing. The aim is to make the methodology transparent to concerned stakeholders and to share ideas to institutional investor peers.
This article is intended as a summary of the type of guidance World Bank teams aim to provide investors we work with who are starting on the journey of sustainable investing, with questions investors may ask themselves.
This toolkit provides a high-level overview of five foundational sustainable investment policies, listed in Box 1, explaining why each is important, setting out their key features and presenting some examples of such policies in action.
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This paper presents an overview of areas in which DMOs can respond to the changing world and proposes six ESG market readiness factors as well as a framework to help formulate DMO strategy in the area of ESG investing. The paper also concludes that in less developed markets, given weak institutional arrangements, it is often better to concentrate development efforts on the local capital market as this will ultimately support a more sustainable economy in the long run.
Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.