Environmental accounting is an attempt to broaden the scope of the accounting frameworks used to assess economic performance, to take stock of elements that are not recorded in public or private accounting books. These gaps occur because the various costs of using nature are not captured, being considered, in many cases, as externalities that can be forwarded to others or postponed.
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Environmental-economic accounts: 2018 presents a summary of New Zealand’s stocks and flows of natural capital (environmental assets) measured to date, the economic activities being undertaken to protect the environment, and other information that show the interactions between the environment and the economy.
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.