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NATURAL CAPITAL LAB UPDATE

 

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Top Stories from the NCL

The Corporate Workstream of NCL is launching a pilot project to experiment with the Natural Capital Protocol and is seeking active involvement from Canadian financial sector companies. Participating businesses will be key players in setting the foundation for future natural capital application and disclosure in Canada. Continue reading...

NCL Presents Pavan Sukhdev and Alexander Muller. Earlier this month, world renowned natural capital experts, Pavan Sukhdev and Alexander Muller were in Toronto for the Canadian launch of the TEEB AgriFood Study. We were proud to host an exclusive discussion in partnership with the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, McConnell Foundation and CPA Canada. Read more.

Vince Deschamps: The Ecology of Natural Capital - "Eco-logical" choices for valuation. “...I realized how ingrained the concept of monetary value is in our society. We have to get away from this type of thinking – if something is truly priceless, then that’s what it is…and quite often there is no apparent logic in assigning a price to it….” Continue reading.

On March 29, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation hosted a workshop in partnership with the Natural Capital Lab and Ontario Network for Ecosystem Services. NCL Innovator and the Greenbelt Foundation’s Research Manager, Thomas Bowers summarizes the outcomes of the workshop in his latest blog post. Read more.


Feature Natural Capital Lab Innovator

Nasha Spence. Environmental Accounting Manager, City of Saskatoon. As the Environmental Accounting Manager for the City of Saskatoon, Nasha’s directive is to produce the business case for environmental practice. She has over 10 years of professional experience across multiple business types, comprising financial processes, operational accounting and audit. Proficient in ASPE, IFRS and PSAS accounting frameworks, Nasha is always eager to tackle operational and emerging accounting issues. Meet the rest of our Innovators.


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