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Category: Valuing Natural Capital

Conservation is Everyone’s Business

Conservation is Everyone’s Business

By Larry Selzer, President and CEO, The Conservation Fund  Any ambitious movement for major transformation starts with courageous, far-sighted visionaries. But to fully succeed – to tip fundamental change into the mainstream – every consequential movement requires massive participation and broad ...

Future Proofing Business and Finance against Natural Capital Risk

Future Proofing Business and Finance against Natural Capital Risk

By Dorothy Maxwell PhD, Director, The Sustainable Business Group The latest in the DōShorts Sustainable Business Collection, Valuing Natural Capital - Future Proofing Business and Finance (Dō Sustainability, 2015) written by Dorothy Maxwell provides the need to know facts on this emerging ...

Water and the New Normal: Reflections from Stockholm World Water Week

Water and the New Normal: Reflections from Stockholm World Water Week

By William Sarni, Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy, DeloitteThe very successful 2014 Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) has come to a close. The event broke attendance records with over 3,000 participants from industry, academia, nongovernmental organizations, and governmental ...

The Business Case for Water Stewardship: A Three-Step Process to Operationalize Effective Water Management Strategies

The Business Case for Water Stewardship: A Three-Step Process to Operationalize Effective Water Management Strategies

By Emilio Tenuta, vice president of corporate sustainability, EcolabThe dynamics of the world’s water situation are well understood: fresh water is increasingly scarce; it is diminishing in quality at an unacceptable rate; we do not have enough of it where ...

41 Global Companies Aim to Spur Corporate Action with New Online Platform Linking Nature with Business Benefits

41 Global Companies Aim to Spur Corporate Action with New Online Platform Linking Nature with Business Benefits

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. Phoenix, AZ – February 19, 2014 – Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural ...

Get into the Game! Opportunities Abound to Integrate Natural Capital Considerations into Business

Get into the Game! Opportunities Abound to Integrate Natural Capital Considerations into Business

CEF is pleased to share this feature from member company CH2M HILL, as a preview of the expertise they will be showcasing in the upcoming Natural Capital Business Hub, coming in January 2014. To learn more about the Hub and ...

Ecolab CEO Urges “Big Bang Catalyst” to Tackle Rising Water Scarcity: Internal Shadow Pricing

Ecolab CEO Urges “Big Bang Catalyst” to Tackle Rising Water Scarcity: Internal Shadow Pricing

With 45,000 employees serving 1 million customer facilities in 171 countries, Ecolab has a unique perspective on water trends across a wide spectrum of industries. In his keynote address at the 2013 CEF Annual Meeting, Ecolab CEO Doug Baker argued ...

The Business Case for Nature

The Business Case for Nature

Why is an investment banker trying to save nature? Unlike many conservationists, especially leaders of environmental nonprofits, I didn’t spend my childhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s roaming the great outdoors.  I wasn’t a backpacker, hiker, kayaker, tree climber, ...

Scenarios: How Could Ecosystem Services Concepts Play Out by 2025?

Scenarios: How Could Ecosystem Services Concepts Play Out by 2025?

By Sissel Waage and Kit Armstrong, Business for Social Responsibility. Intro: As part of the Corporate Eco Forum’s Valuing Natural Capital Initiative, we are making an effort to showcase other key organizations working with business to elevate the concept of natural capital and facilitate ...

The Power of 1 Trillion: Mobilizing Global Companies to Value Natural Capital

The Power of 1 Trillion: Mobilizing Global Companies to Value Natural Capital

On September 23rd, the Corporate Eco Forum announced a major new commitment to action at the Clinton Global Initiative: "The Power of 1 Trillion: Mobilizing Global Companies to Value Natural Capital." As CEF Chair P.J. Simmons describes in this video, ...

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