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Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Decisions: Measuring and Valuing Natural Capital to Improve Landscape Management and Governance
This is a report of the proceedings and highlights of the 4th Forum on Natural Capital Accounting for Better Policy Decisions held 18-19 November 2019 in Kampala, Uganda
Natural capital accounts containing information on water in Brazil.
This report provides a comprehensive list of the disclosures that should be provided by asset owners when reporting on their sustainable investment activities.
Measuring business impacts on nature: A framework to support better stewardship of biodiversity in global supply chains
This report from The Natural Capital Impact Group introduces a Biodiversity Impact Metric to help businesses manage their supply chain risks associated with nature. Highlighting the important role of the private sector in protecting and restoring biodiversity, the report is published in the midst of a global pandemic which has, in part, been caused by the breakdown of our relationship with nature.
The Scottish natural capital ecosystem service accounts, highlighting the relative importance of services provided by Scottish natural assets.
Blue Infrastructure Finance: A new approach, integrating Naturebased Solutions for coastal resilience
This paper is to familiarise developers, policy makers and financiers with a robust approach to developing blue infrastructure in coastal areas: what is Nature-based Solutions, what are resilience planning approaches and what are means for blue infrastructure finance.
Natural capital accounts containing information on ecosystem services for woodlands in the UK.
This report provides good practice insights on how governments can transition to more sustainable land-use systems.
Global Futures: Modelling the global economic impacts of environmental change to support policy-making
This report presents the model created in response to the recommendation by a report, documented in Crossman et al. (2018), to develope a new integrated modelling approach linking two existing models, namely the Integrated Valuation of Ecosystem Services and Tradeoffs (InVEST) model from the Natural Capital Project, and the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model from Purdue University.
With the first generation of ecosystem accounts now published in 24 countries, and with a push to finalize a United Nations (UN) statistical standard for ecosystem accounting by 2021, this article highlight key advances, challenges, and opportunities.