About the Natural Capital Lab

Natural Capital Lab is a collaborative initiative to shape and align how we account for natural capital in Canada.

This ambitious initiative brings together a national cohort of innovators from business, government, and non-governmental sectors to collaborate on pilot projects to identify, test, and scale natural capital measurement and management. Innovators are supported as they co-create and experiment with new models and processes aimed at improving natural capital management within three work streams: corporate, municipal and federal/provincial/territorial.

Design and Delivery Team

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John Purkis
The Natural Capital Lab
Tyler Seed
Director, Marketing and Communications
The Natural Step Canada

Steering Committee

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Davinder Valeri
Director, Strategy, Risk and Performance Management,
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada
Geneva Claesson
Strategic Advisor and Project Manager
Natural Capital Lab
Karen Clarke Whistler
Chief Environment Officer
TD Bank
Lara Ellis
Director of Strategic Initiatives
ALUS Canada
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Mark Anielski
Anielski Management
Mike Puddister
Deputy CAO & Director Watershed Transformation
Credit Valley Conservation Authority
Mike Wilson
Executive Director
Sustainable Prosperity
 Rob Smith
Mid Summer Analytics
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 Robyn Seetal
Roy Brooke
Municipal Natural Asset Initiative
 Tom Ewart
Senior Manager, Sustainability
The Co-operators


The Natural Capital Lab is convened by The Natural Step Canada with support from