When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?

Report from ACCA, Fauna & Flora International and KPMG, November 2012 an evaluation of the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem services to accountancy professionals and the private sector From the Report: “Is Natural Capital a Material Issue?” investigates the concept of materiality and how it is used to identify issues …

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes Feb 26 By Walter Borden Green Bonds, Carbon Taxes, and Market Failures THE gathering dangers of global warming for life necessitate that humanity collapse its dependency on fossil fuel energy (FFE). Ecological fiduciary responsibility requires shifting balance from political restraint to …

The Economic Value of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Earthscan would like to invite you to join a free webinar presented by the lead editors for the first two volumes of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. The Economic Value of Ecosystems and Biodiversity Understand the development of the concept of ecosystem services, and the TEEB framework used for …