The Capitals Coalition, a global collaboration redefining value to transform decision-making, has launched its first annual update that presents the aspirations, successes and lessons learnt from this 2020. Called Our Value Report 2020, the document is intended for readers who are new to the Capitals...

Investing in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) pays off. This is the conclusion of an investigation into the benefits of Mediterranean marine reserves for the economy and wider society, commissioned by the Marilles Foundation and developed in collaboration with Ecoacsa, the Balearic Center for Applied...

“The Economic Case for Nature” is part of a series of papers by the World Bank that lays out the economic rationale for investing in nature and recognizes how economies rely on nature for services that are largely underpriced. This report presents a first-of-its-kind global...

Esri has released for the first time ever a new high-resolution, 2020 global land cover map as part of the company’s Living Atlas. The new map will be updated annually supporting change detection and highlighting planetary land changes, especially related to the effects of human...

The PRI and UNEP-WCMC have developed maps to showcase hotspots of relative natural capital depletion on a global scale, available for visualisation in ENCORE (Exploring Natural Capital Opportunities Risks and Exposure), an interactive, online tool that highlights how businesses may be exposed to accelerating environmental...

Governments have a significant role in creating an enabling environment for a capitals approach and safeguarding biodiversity. By facilitating a dialogue, governments from around the world can share best practices strengthen their enabling role. This paper explains what natural capital is, why it is relevant...

Organisations promoting the recently presented Align project invite businesses and financial institutions from the EU (and beyond) to participate in their first Annual Survey to gather input to develop guidance and recommendations on a standard for biodiversity measurement and natural capital management accounting. Align is...