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Improving on GDP

The winning entries for the Indigo Prize highlight both the importance of improving economic statistics and some of the challenges of doing so.

The launch of the… 1,650 more words

Environment (general)

None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use

From Grist:

….check out a recent report  done by environmental consultancy Trucost on behalf of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) program sponsored by United Nations Environmental Program.

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Farmers Markets

Capital and Power

Crucial to the exercise of power are the concepts of capital and exchange. You can think of these in economic terms. Economic capital in its simplest form is money. 798 more words

Essay

Three things you should know about the Natural Capital Committee’s advice on the 25 year plan for the environment

The government has not lacked advice as to what should go in its long promised 25 year plan for the environment. Most of it has ended up as white noise but, finally, and with surprisingly little fanfare, we have something of significance: the official advice to government of the Natural Capital Committee (NCC). 850 more words

Natural Environment

Ecosystem services: it's not all about the dollars

Thank you to Remember The Wild for the opportunity to write this piece for their exciting new website!

Nature is essential to our wellbeing. There are multiple layers of complexity and nuance to that statement. 192 more words

Ecosystem Services

Twenty-five year Environment Plan

The Natural Capital Committee has reported its recommendations for a 25-year Environment Plan.  There are five key sections to this important report:

  1. Vision, ambition and goals…
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Farming

Natural Capital for rural estate professionals: Cheshire, 31 October 2017

This half day workshop is aimed at rural estate owners, managers and their professional advisers. Our purpose is to look at practical ways in which we can work with current policy and technical thinking about natural capital and ecosystem services. 255 more words

Estate Strategy