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Scaling up environmental finance

Speaking at #UKInfrastructure conference on scaling up investment in natural capital: a nascent market beyond carbon. 


Earth as Easter Island

“When the Bank has no houses to sell, players wishing to build must wait for some player to return or sell his/her houses to the Bank before building. 661 more words

Climate Change

Odd coincidences in the world of Natural Capital

I’ve just acquired a copy of Dieter Helm’s book Natural Capital – valuing the planet.

I’ve written about his work before – he is the chair of the Natural Capital Committee – see… 230 more words

Natural capital, or the unnatural preoccupations of IFRS

In this space I’ve sometimes commented on initiatives and issues which don’t directly have anything to do with IFRS, the headline topic of this blog, and I suppose the link back to that (because I always feel obliged to make… 894 more words


Research: Natural capital accounting in urban parks

Public parks and green spaces provide benefits worth over a billion pounds and are not the liability they appear in conventional public accounts, a new study reveals. 1,372 more words

Get excited, accountants can save the planet! Yes, really!

Accounting isn’t really my thing. Sure, I have a business and I like money but accounting just isn’t my thing. I get someone else to do it then just look at the figures in the boxes with my fingers crossed in the hope that I’ve got the balance right. 941 more words

Nature is priceless, which is why turning it into ‘natural capital’ is wrong

By Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher

For: The Conversation

An increasingly popular line of argument is that, by turning nature into capital, it is possible to reconcile a capitalist growth economy with conservation. 1,192 more words