The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012—Central Framework is a multipurpose conceptual framework for measuring the interactions between the environment and the economy. By providing an internationally agreed standard with agreed concepts, definitions and classifications, the SEEA is an invaluable tool for compiling integrated statistics on the economy and the environment and deriving coherent and comparable indicators to measure progress towards sustainable development.
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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.
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Author(s): Arjuan Ruijs and Mic ,
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.
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Author(s): Beck, M. W. , S. ,
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.