Apr 20, 2017 / by Nancy Cruz / In Events

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The Natural Capital Lab Presents: Pavan Sukhdev and Alexander Müller

Here at the Natural Capital Lab, all of our discussions at some point require us to concede to the complex and seemingly chaotic dynamics of ecosystems and biodiversity. Despite our

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Apr 18, 2017 / by Nancy Cruz / In Socio eco-cultural, Vince Deschamps

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The Ecology of Natural Capital – “Eco-logical” choices for valuation

I was watching the news the other morning, and it was being reported that two “priceless” Van Gogh paintings, valued at about $72 million, had been recovered and were finally

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Mar 3, 2017 / by Nancy Cruz / In Socio eco-cultural, Vince Deschamps

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The rise and fall of the “benefit transfer” approach (and how ecology can save it)

An economist and an ecologist walk into a bar. The economist buys a round of drinks, and asks the ecologist: “So, how do you feel about monetizing nature?” This is

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Dec 15, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Socio eco-cultural, Vince Deschamps

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A day in the life – interacting with natural capital at work and play

Vince Deschamps is an ecologist and Registered Professional Planner with over twenty-five years of professional practice, including living and working in protected areas in rural and remote parts of the

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Nov 8, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Latest News

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Latest News From The Natural Capital Lab – November 2016

Following a competitive application process, we are happy to report that our inaugural cohort of Natural Capital Innovators has been selected. Hailing from a variety of disciplines including business, economics,

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Oct 31, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Webinar

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Webinar Summary: Introducing the Municipal Natural Asset Initiative

We were happy to have the Municipal Natural Asset Initiative join us to introduce their work on municipal natural accounting for Canadian municipalities. View the full webinar recording here. Integrating

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Oct 26, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Socio eco-cultural, Vince Deschamps

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Vince Deschamps: Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted

Vince Deschamps is an ecologist and Registered Professional Planner with over twenty-five years of professional practice, including living and working in protected areas in rural and remote parts of the

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Oct 19, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Latest News

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Webinar: Introducing the Municipal Natural Asset Initiative

Join us next Friday October 28th, 12PM – 1PM EST to learn more about innovative Canadian municipalities that are incorporating natural capital into core financial, asset management and infrastructure decision-making.

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Oct 11, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In Socio eco-cultural, Vince Deschamps

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Vince Deschamps: The Value of Natural Capital to our Communities

Vince Deschamps is an ecologist and Registered Professional Planner with over twenty-five years of professional practice, including living and working in protected areas in rural and remote parts of the

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Oct 5, 2016 / by Nancy Cruz / In CPA Canada, Sarah Keyes

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Sarah Keyes: Getting Natural Capital on the Boardroom Agenda

In the business community, many of us have heard the phrase “tone at the top” – this refers to how the management team and the board of directors set expectations

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