A generalisable integrated natural capital methodology for targeting investment in coastal defence Katrina Davis & colleagues Coastal ecosystems, such as saltmarsh, produce a range of ecosystem services that underpin human well-being. In the UK, and globally, saltmarsh extent and quality is declining due to coastal squeeze, deteriorating water quality, and agricultural activities. Here, we develop […]

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Last week, Yorkshire Water won the prestigious Finance for the Future Award for the company’s innovative Six Capitals sustainability accounting approach. Read more about the awards here, and about Yorkshire Water’s approach here. Last week’s Financial Times Water Summit was “a unique event on the global financial and water calendars. Targeted at CEOs and CFOs […]

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New reports will enable UK to make the most of its natural assets Four new reports on Natural Capital published today will enable governments and businesses to take an evidence-based approach to valuing the UK’s natural assets.  Natural Capital refers to the assets within our natural environment that provide benefits for humans. Plants, animals, freshwater, […]

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