Natural Capital Summit 2014

06.11.14 - 07.11.14

The Natural Capital Initiative are proud to host our second ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ natural capital summit on 6th & 7th November 2014, held at the British Library in London.

Since our launch summit in 2009, a growing number of influential activities have emerged across all sectors within the natural capital space – from networks to research programmes, committees to coalitions. This emerging hive of activity is testament to the traction the natural capital concept has gained with a variety of audiences.

The summit will:

    1. Derive a common understanding of what natural capital really means
    2. Understand in plain language the natural and social science behind it
    3. Find and demonstrate ways in which sectors and initiatives can work, and are working, together to apply it
    4. Identify ways of ensuring that practical responses have scientific rigour
    5. Communicate recommendations for ways forward across the sectors.

This summit is for:

Academics – wanting to maximise the impact of their research in this area, and to identify new research priorities

Policy makers – wanting to develop policies that enable better accounting for our natural capital in government and business activity

Business – particularly businesses whose risks and products are particularly dependent on natural resources and systems

Civil Society – for charities that work to protect natural resources and promote better care for our natural environment

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