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Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on June 20, 2017

 

Natural Capital Symposium

The purpose of the Natural Capital Symposium is to bring together Natural Capital thought leaders from around the globe to review their natural capital approaches, share new ideas, and address gaps and barriers.


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on May 30, 2017

The Alberta economy depends heavily on natural resource extraction. These activities can have significant environmental and social impacts on regions in which they operate.


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on November 06, 2016

Private sector uptake of natural capital accounting is on the rise. Competing land uses are putting more pressure on our natural ecosystems, which is causing the private sector to take note and consider how this will effect their bottom line. 


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on August 05, 2016

What Is the Protocol?

Natural capital is defined as the earth’s stock of natural assets. These assets can be renewable and non-renewable resources, including; air, soil, forests, and water, to name a few. The benefits people derive from the combined flow of natural capital have been coined ecosystem services.


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on December 14, 2015

Many industries enjoy a wide range of benefits from the resources and processes supplied by nature. Forests supply timber and wood fiber, purify rivers and streams, and yield genetic resources. River systems provide fresh water, power, and recreation. 


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on September 04, 2015

Ecosystem Services are the benefits nature provides to human well-being. The term is frequently thrown around in academic circles, but why should you care about them?


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