Natural Capital Accounting

Nature’s intrinsic value is priceless and conservationists are always alarmed when it is described as an economic asset, but the concept of natural capital is a perspective on its anthropocentric value alone. Natural capital accounting helps businesses internalise changes in the value of nature’s stocks and services that they are responsible for or depend upon.…

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Impact Measurement and Valuation

Impact measurement and valuation is the collection of quantitative impact data and its conversion into dollar values. This is challenging – current methodologies are experimental – but the benefit is the information it provides to business managers and responsible investors and lenders, enabling the comparison of projects, calculations of cumulative impact and informed decision making.…

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Natural Capital Accounting Tools

Nature capital accounting tools comprise a very broad array of reporting frameworks, accounting methodologies, reporting standards, ecosystem services models, externality valuation methods, lifecycle analysis tools and certification systems. These help a business identify, quantify, model, map and value natural capital impacts, dependencies and assets to inform business decision-making and reporting and engage leaders on change.…

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