TEEB Multi-Stakeholder International Workshop in Beijing

TEEB Office, Geneva (11.02.2015)  The TEEB Multi-stakeholder International Workshop was held in Beijing on January 21–22, 2015. The workshop brought together representatives from national and regional government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, international agencies, and the scientific community…

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The case for a Nature and Wellbeing Bill

I am delighted that people are beginning to talk and write about our joint campaign with The Wildlife Trusts for a Nature and Wellbeing Act (read Mike McCarthy here and Geroge Monbiot here).   Thousands of people have also written to…

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Natural Capital Accounting at the World Parks Congress

  The 6th IUCN-WCPA World Parks Congress was held in Sydney, Australia from 12-19 November 2014. Its focus on “Parks, People, Planet: Inspiring solutions” drew over 6000 delegates from over 170 countries. Held every 10 years, the Congress has played…

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TEEBrief September 2014 Issue

TEEBrief  September 2014 Issue 2014/04

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This week in Natural Capital

15-19 September, by Anna Heuberger Tackling Climate Change and economic growth can go hand in hand- It is time to act! A new report by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was released on the 16th of September…

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This Week in Natural Capital

7-10 September, 2014, by Anna Heuberger Giving rights back to local communities to manage their commons This week’s lead story is based on a blog entry by the Oxford University Press titled “Biocultural community protocols and the future of conservation”.…

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Session on ecosystem accounting methods at ESP Conference 9 September

Ecosystem accounting is an emerging field dealing with integrated biophysical data, monitoring changes in ecosystem assets and linking those changes to economic and human activity. The development of ecosystem accounting is in response to a wide range of demands for…

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This Week in Natural Capital

1-5 September 2014 Successful farming for our future This week’s leading story is on agriculture and based on an article by Ken Cook titled “Raised to Farm”, published in the Huffington Post on the 28th of August. The title is…

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This week in Natural Capital

25 – 29 August 2014 An appeal to explore nature: It’s hard to be reckless with nature if you have spent time in a wild place This week’s lead story is based on an interview with scientist and explorer, Sylvia…

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This week in Natural Capital

Week 18-22 August 2014, by Anna Heuberger What lessons can capitalism draw from the evolution of nature? In times of growing instability thoughts and stories aimed at predicting future developments accumulate in the media. This week on the 20th of…

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Latest Publications

Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) (2018). Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis of the results and recommendations of TEEB for Agriculture and Food’s Scientific and Economic Foundations report. Geneva: UN Environment. Download report

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Scientific and Economic Foundations Report

The TEEBAgriFood ‘Scientific and Economic Foundations’ report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It argues the…

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TEEB Challenges and Responses

TEEB ‘s progress, challenges and responses towards mainstreaming the economics of nature. [ENG] [ESP]

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TEEB for Agriculture & Food Concept Note

February 2014- The Concept Note presents the case for and proposed outline content of a TEEB for Agriculture & Food study.

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Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality: Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress

December 2013 – The briefing note outlines existing guidance and examples on water quality accounting and identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting. Inspired by the growing global focus on natural capital accounting, the note identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting, in order to encourage debate and commitment towards effective water and biodiversity policy.

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