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Inclusive Wealth Report 2014: Measuring Progress Toward Sustainability

Inclusive Wealth Report 2014: Measuring Progress Toward Sustainability

The primary objective of the 2014 Inclusive Wealth Report (IWR 2014) is to provide quantitative information and analysis on long-term trends in global inclusive wealth (IW), and in doing so paint a picture of how nations are performing in their efforts to sustainably improve the well-being of their citizens.
Publication (362p) , 2014 , Type: Technical
Building Natural Capital - How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy

Building Natural Capital: How REDD+ Can Support a Green Economy

This latest report from the International Resource Panel, on the current status and future potential of REDD+, describes the many benefits of forests and other ecosystems as a way of demonstrating that forests have multiple values beyond carbon sequestration, and indeed are a foundation for sustainable societies.
Technical Report (112p) , 2014 , Author(s): United Nations Envir , Type: Technical
The Global Partnership on Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services

The Global Partnership on 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 the development planning and national economic accounts. WAVES has been working extensively in Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Madagascar, and the Philippines. Three new countries have joined the partnership as core implementing countries—Guatemala, Indonesia, and Rwanda.
Publication (4p) , 2014 , Author(s): WAVES , Type: General
WAVES Botswana: Frequently Asked Questions

WAVES Botswana: Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about WAVES' work in natural capital accounting in Botswana.
Article (2p) , 2014 , Author(s): WAVES , Type: General
Coasts at Risk: An Assessment of Coastal Risks and the Role of Environmental Solutions

Coasts at Risk: An Assessment of Coastal Risks and the Role of Environmental Solutions

This report makes clear that attention to natural capital — improving coral reefs and mangroves that buffer shores and improving fisheries to enhance food security — could also go a long way toward reducing the human cost of coastal hazards.
Publication (85p) , 2014 , Author(s): Michael Beck (Editor , Type: Technical
WAVES Annual Report 2013

WAVES Annual Report 2013

The Global Partnership on Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services has made good progress on mainstreaming Natural Capital Accounting in national accounts and development planning. The 2013 Annual Report summarizes the momentum in five WAVES partner countries (Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Madagascar, and the Philippines), as well as the widespread global interest in NCA.
Publication (56p) , 2014 , Author(s): WAVES Partnership , Type: General

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