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Natural Capital Leaders Platform: Resilient Value Chains Case Studies Report
June 2011 – B&Q’s journey to sustainably-sourced timber began as a ‘decoupling’ intervention, but developed into a number of ‘transition schemes’ across their timber supply chain and beyond using certification, roundtables and land use planning.
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Natural Capital Investment Report B: Evidence
June 2011 – It is increasingly accepted that we need a significant change in the level of practical actions and policy that can deal with longterm risks to business, customers and wider society from the destruction of our natural resource base. This major new business-led programme brings together a cross-sectoral group of leading companies to explore how to bring about such positive changes.
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Natural Capital Leaders Platform: Summary Report for Phase 1
May 2011 – Early research on the debate in relation to views and action on natural capital among private sector organisations revealed the lack of a clear, statement of the business case for the more structured actions necessary to address the far reaching implications of the degradation of the natural capital.
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Planning Advice for Integrated Water Management
June 2014 – The Natural Capital Leaders Platform, with support from industry and other stakeholders, has published an advice note that provides a one-stop-shop to de-mystify water management so that water is no longer considered a nuisance or a challenge, but a benefit to business, government and communities.
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Linking Landscapes and Livelihoods Framework Overview
April 2014 – A series of in-depth interviews were carried out in the summer of 2013, across the business operations of companies and with key external stakeholders, to collect information on current business practice and the decision-making points which impact on smallholder engagement. These interviews informed the development of the framework.
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Natural Performance Metrics Selection Framework
December 2013 – Over the last few years, progressive companies have significantly advanced their understanding of natural capital and the critical services provided by nature, including food, fibre and water provision through to clear air and climate regulation. But to go further, and embed this into day-to-day business processes and decision making, it is vital that these companies select the most informative metrics to manage their impacts and dependencies on these resources effectively.
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SABMiller Case Study: The (Sustainable) Business Case for Natural Capital Valuation
November 2013 – Working closely with the Natural Capital Leaders Platform and academics co-funded by the Valuing Nature Network, SABMiller developed its own valuation study, using a bottom-up approach.
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SABMiller Case Study – Academic paper: Assessing the externalities of SABMiller's barley extension program in Rajasthan
November 2013 – This report examines the externalities associated with the increased production of malting barley for a brewery in Rajasthan, India. The company has been working with independent small scale farmers to increase yields through better crop management and increased adoption of new barley varieties that are more beneficial to the brewing process than the feed barley which has traditionally been grown in Rajasthan.
Located in Resources / Natural Resource Security
Sustainable Water Stewardship: The Next Big Step Forward
June 2011 – summary of the workshop on Sustainable Water Stewardship: The Next Big Step Forward, organised by the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership (CPSL) and sponsored by Anglian Water.
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Jeremy Grantham: Living on a finite planet (where no-one likes to hear bad news)
December 2012 – We’re going through one of those very rare things indeed: a paradigm shift. Having spent the past 200 years with the prices for everything declining, around 2002 this shifted, and the price of almost everything started going up. In 10 years, without much fuss, we’ve given back all the price declines of the previous 100 years. That’s quite a remarkable shift.
Located in Resources / Natural Resource Security