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Sink or Swim: a multi-sector collaboration on water asset investment
03 June 2014 - Water is an economically strategic resource, provided and regulated by nature and underpins many business activities. Ensuring that water is carefully stewarded and available in sufficient quantity and quality is a subject of vital interest to business, however, to date the management of and investment in water has been disjointed.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
Planning advice for integrated water management
02 June 2014 - Water and its effective management are vital to life and with better integration, water can be exploited as an opportunity to improve our health and wellbeing. There is a growing awareness of the important role of planning in joining up land use and water management. However, water issues are often not considered in a joined-up way.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
Water risks in the private sector in Nature Climate Change
25 April 2014 - The unsustainable management of water resources, together with rising water demands and the impacts of climate change, poses significant risks to water companies and businesses reliant on agriculture (agribusinesses), as reported in a series of commentary pieces and an editorial in Nature Climate Change.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
E.Valu.A.Te and Metrics Selection Framework reports published
01 December 2013 - The Natural Capital Leaders Platform has published its reports to support the suite of innovative web-based tools launched at the Second Nature event (see below).
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
Second Nature, embedding the Platform’s shared innovation into business
26 November 2013 - Second Nature, a University of Cambridge Natural Capital Leaders Platform event, launched a suite of innovative web-based tools to help global businesses better manage the goods and services from nature upon which they rely at The Royal Society in London.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
Putting a Price on Our Future
07 October 2013 - The University of Cambridge Research website features the Natural Capital Leaders Platform: how it is helping big businesses consider their impact on the environment by evaluating and placing a value upon these, currently uncosted, impacts. This leads to a re-evaluation of activities to combine profitability with sustainability.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
The Guardian In Focus: Sustainable Water Management
August 2013 – the Guardian features the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's water collaboratory, as leading businesses sign up to participate in this innovative programme.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
The voice of eighty businesses to develop the new Natural Capital Protocol
16 July 2015 – The Natural Capital Coalition has today released a new report that represents a snapshot of opinion from more than eighty businesses about the current state of play of natural capital measurement and valuation.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
Leading businesses commence testing of a new Natural Capital Protocol
13 October 2015 – Today, over 40 leading businesses will be the first to see the new draft of the Natural Capital Protocol, being developed by the Natural Capital Coalition. The testing programme will be led by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, a member of the Coalition.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News
New research from CISL highlights business need for simple and consistent natural capital metrics
13 June 2017 – Businesses are becoming more aware of their impacts and dependencies upon the natural environment but there is a lack of consistency and links to commercial drivers in the metrics used to quantify impacts and dependencies across businesses.
Located in Business Action / / Natural Capital Impact Group / News