• New Report Natural Capital Accounts

    Measuring and Managing the Value of Ontario's Nature

A collaborative initiative to shape and align how we account for natural capital in Canada.


We’re Convening Leaders from Across Canada

We're asking economists, accountants, statisticians, ecologists, NGOs, government and business leaders to join us as we collaboratively design, pilot and test innovative approaches to improve natural capital stewardship.

Measure and Value Our Ecosystem Services

Build the Business Case for Better Management

Impact Government and Corporate Decision Making

The Natural Step Canada and our collaborators are designing a platform to discuss, experiment and innovate - the Natural Capital Lab

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Design Team and Steering Committee

The Lab is supported by a team of passionate facilitators and subject matter experts

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How we get results: Sustainability transition labs

Creating a platform for collaborative, multi-sectoral, multi-disciplinary decision-making, and innovation.

New partnerships

Convening unlikely stakeholders and creating a shared understanding of the challenge ahead.

Design thinking

Embracing complexity by prototyping new solutions and approaches.

Amplifying results

We provide a venue for leaders to take their work and impact to the next level

From the blog

Oct 17, 2017

Reflections on Natural Capital – Why the Past Foretells the Present and Can Change the Future

Technology is not my friend. I am, by my own admission, a “Functional Luddite” and generally prefer old ways to new. But I’m also realistic enough to know that we’ll

Aug 25, 2017

Investing in Nature – Natural Capital and the Case for Conservation

Four score and several blogs ago, I stated that “I wholeheartedly agree with my more radical ecologist brothers and sisters that we can’t assign an economic value to some things,

Jun 9, 2017

Socio-cultural Values of Natural Capital – Valuing the invaluable

I left the Socio-cultural values discussion until the end of this valuation mini-series because I find that valuing the ecosystem services associated with them – namely Recreational and Cultural –

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