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2nd Policy Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Decision Making: Applications for Sustainable Development (Part 2: Case Studies)

2nd Policy Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Decision Making: Applications for Sustainable Development (Part 2: Case Studies)

This publication resulted from the discussions and written contributions to the 2nd Policy Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Decision Making. In particular, the 2nd Policy Forum discussed how NCA as an integrated measurement framework is able to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its accompanying Sustainable Development Goals. Part 2 of this publication focuses on cases studies.
Publication (74p) , 2018 , application/pdf (2.7 MB) , Author(s): Arjuan Ruijs and Mic , Type: Policy
The Global Value of Mangroves for Risk Reduction: Summary Report

The Global Value of Mangroves for Risk Reduction: Summary Report

Mangroves act as natural defenses that protect people and property from flooding, reducing coastal risk. Yet these protective benefits are often not fully accounted for in policy and management decisions, and mangroves continue to be lost. This work rigorously values the social and economic coastal protection benefits provided by mangroves.
Technical Report (12p) , 2018 , Author(s): Beck, M. W. , S. , Type: Technical
Australia National Strategy for Environmental-Economic Accounting

Environmental Economic Accounting: A common national approach strategy and action plan

A national approach to SEEA implementation, for coherent and integrated data for decision making.
Publication (52p) , 2018 , Author(s): Interjurisdictional , Type: Policy
Comparing the cost effectiveness of nature-based and coastal adaptation: A case study from the Gulf Coast of the United States

Comparing the cost effectiveness of nature-based and coastal adaptation: A case study from the Gulf Coast of the United States

This study applies a quantitative risk assessment framework to assess coastal flood risk (from climate change and economic exposure growth) across the United States Gulf of Mexico coast to compare the cost-effectiveness of different adaptation measures.
Publication , 2018 , Author(s): Borja G. , Type: Technical
Natural capital accounting for the sustainable development goals: Current and potential uses and steps forward

Natural capital accounting for the sustainable development goals: Current and potential uses and steps forward

Lessons about how NCA could help countries address SDG challenges.
Publication (38p) , 2018 , Author(s): Arjan Ruijs, Martijn , Type: Policy
European Commission: Natural Capital Accounting

European Commission: Natural Capital Accounting

The first priority objective of the 7th Environment Action Programme (7th EAP) is to protect, conserve and enhance the European Union’s natural capital.
Article , 2018 , Author(s): European Commission , Type: General

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