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Scott Wilson, MSc, EP
By Scott Wilson, MSc, EP on December 08, 2017

The overarching goal of the environmental assessment process is to protect the environment by incorporating environmental factors into decision making.


Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP
By Toni Anderson, BBA, MScF, EP on July 31, 2017

Since the launch of the Natural Capital Protocol last year, we have made strides in assembling the necessary tools available to the private sector.


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 March 11, 2016

Environmental stewardship first came to the forefront in the 1980s with the introduction of basic environmental health and safety (EHS) systems. 


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. 


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