natural capital

Understanding Multi-capital Value

The Evolution of Value Series - Part 4, by Wayne Visser

In reaction to shareholder value and inspired by the social, environmental and stakeholder movements, the 1990s saw the emergence of “new economics.” In fact, we can go back further to the early pioneer economists, such as E.F. Schumacher and his landmark Small is Beautiful book in 1973, subtitled “economics as if people mattered,”[i] and Kenneth Boulding who wrote about the “cowboy economy” – where resources are assumed to be infinite, like the open plains of the Wild Western Frontier.

Complimentary Briefing: Tackling Biodiversity Loss

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August 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Biodiversity is critically important to human health and livelihoods yet it is declining faster than at any other time in history. The Dasgupta Review found that there has been a 40% drop in the stocks of natural capital between 1991-2014, seriously harming nature’s ability to regenerate.

We’ve recently produced a 58 page briefing which looks into how business, policy makers and investors are rising to the challenge of valuing natural capital.

Hear Actionable Insights and Practical Solutions at The Economist's Sustainability Week 2021

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LONDON, March 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Economist’s sixth annual Sustainability Week takes place on March 22nd - 25th 2021. Join over 7,000 attendees and 70+ speakers to explore how firms can effectively measure, analyse, transform and scale their sustainability initiatives.

Five ESG Investing Trends to Watch in 2020


by Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI; Meggin Thwing Eastman, Research Editorial Director, MSCI; and Ric Marshall, Corporate Governance Research (ESG), MSCI. 

ESG themes are long-term, but some can emerge with sudden force. We are watching Five Trends we believe will unfold in 2020 to catapult ESG investing into the new decade:

1) Climate Change Innovators: Spotting the Sleeping Giants

Mid-Course Correction Revisited - Profitable & Sustainable Business

The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken

by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson 

You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?

In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.

Measuring Natural Capital – Briefing


Companies appreciate that natural capital greatly benefits business, but what is required is quantifying and demonstrating the business value of natural capital.

In Ethical Corporation’s latest briefing, you will learn key strategies for your company to ensure the natural capital measurement is achieved and taken to the heart of decision-making.

Click here to see your complimentary copy of the briefing

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Bonn, a Boon for Business? Top Ways Your Company Can Make the Most of COP23

by Edward Cameron, Senior Advisor, & Maria Mendiluce, Managing Director, WBCSD

COP21 in Paris was a watershed moment for government. COP23 in Bonn will be the year for business.

In today’s uncertain geopolitical landscape, businesses have a unique opportunity to step up on climate action, but they need to be informed and they need to be engaged.

Can We Put a Price on Forest Conservation? TD and Nature Conservancy of Canada Look at the Natural Capital Value of Forests


This week marks National Forest Week (September 24-30), a time to reflect on the value of our forests and learn more about the impact this natural resource has on our environmental, social and economic well-being.

The Transport Revolution: When Sci-fi Becomes Business Reality

by María Mendiluce, Managing Director, Natural Capital Area, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The world is changing. Technological developments and the advance of the digital age fundamentally have shifted the way we experience day-to-day life. These new developments offer innovative ways to build sustainability into the world around us.

TD Bank Group to Reach Goal of Planting 300,000 Trees in North America


TD Bank Group, through its urban greening grassroots program, TD Tree Days, is proud to be reaching its goal of planting its 300,000th tree this year. Since the program launched in 2010, TD Tree Days has worked with community organizations across Canada, the United States and Europe to bring together TD employees, their families and friends, and community members to help make a difference in their communities.


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