The Natural Capital Lab Financial Sector Pilot

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The Corporate Workstream of the NCL is launching a pilot project to experiment with the Natural Capital Protocol and is seeking active involvement from Canadian financial sector companies. The NCL will help participating organizations to identify opportunities for integrating natural capital accounting into internal decision-making. This will be accomplished by applying the ‘framing’ and ‘scoping’ steps of the Natural Capital Protocol.

Participating organizations will commit to a series of dialogues and workshops to understand specific natural capital accounting challenges, opportunities, and questions.

Through the Corporate Workstream, the NCL will provide financial institutions with the guidance and support to:

  • Frame the natural capital context in which the business operates by identifying relevant impacts, dependencies, risks, and opportunities;
  • Consider impending business decisions where relevant, timely, and reliable information about the impacts of natural capital would provide useful insight and guidance; and,
  • Understand which natural capital impacts and/or dependencies are material and could influence sustainable value for the organization.



Rob Smith
Mid Summer Analytics

Mark Anielski
Principal, Sustainability
Anielski Management


Sarah Keyes
Principal, Research, Guidance and Support Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

Lara Ellis
Director of Strategic Initiatives
ALUS Canada

Marian Weber
InnoTech (Alberta Innovates)

Sara Wilson
Principal Consultant
Natural Capital Research and Consulting


Robyn Seetal


Geneva Claesson
Strategic Advisor and Project Manager
Natural Capital Lab

Monica Sood
Principal, Strategy, Risk and Performance Management
Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada

Adrienne Lo
Head of Living Planet @ Work
WWF Canada

Nicole Vadori
Senior Manager
TD Bank

Robyn Troop
Senior Consultant



 Tom Ewart
Senior Manager, Sustainability
The Co-operators

Jeff Wilson
Chief Executive Officer
Green Analytics


Learn more about the three Natural Capital Lab workstreams