This report sets out the work done by the Natural Capital committee since March 2019.
This is the first report of adjusted macroeconomic indicators and countries wealth measure for...
This paper provides data on the scale, value and employment contribution of woodfuels to the...
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Presented at the 9th Meeting of UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting in New York, 24-27 June 2014
Valuing Plastic: The Business Case for Measuring, Managing and Disclosing Plastic Use in the Consumer Goods Industry
The total natural capital cost of plastic used in the consumer goods industry is estimated to be more than US$75 billion per year.
Workshop on the Fundamentals of Accounting as Applied to Ecosystem Accounting, June 10, 2014, The Philippines
Experimental Ecosystem Natural Capital Accounts - Mauritius Case Study (Methodology and preliminary results 2000 - 2010)
The Mauritius case study is aimed at checking the feasibility of ecosystems/natural capital accounting systems using data currently available in Mauritius and assessing initial outcomes in terms of statistical quality and policy relevance.
Improving the Forests Database to Support Sustainable Forest Management (Scoping Study Final Report)
This report points out that improving data quality would give a better understanding of the value of forest wealth, its share in total wealth, and how that value is changing over time, allowing countries and data users to be better equipped with credible and more accurate information on the physical area and value of forest resources.
Environmental accounts show how the environment contributes to the economy (for example, through the extraction of raw materials), the impacts that the economy has on the environment (for example, energy consumption and air emissions), and how society responds to environmental issues (for example, through taxation and expenditure on environmental protection).