All pages with keywords: natural capital

Argentina must protect its natural capital to reduce its credit risk, say the London School of Economics and Political Science and Planet Tracker (In Spanish)

Press release 5 February, 2020

Argentina debe proteger su capital natural para reducir su riesgo crediticio, dicen la Escuela de Economía y Ciencias Políticas de Londres y Planet Tracker Informe colaborativo calcula la exposición fiscal … read more »


The sovereign transition to sustainability: Understanding the dependence of sovereign debt on nature

The sovereign transition to sustainability: Understanding the dependence of sovereign debt on nature

a policy publication by Alexandra Pinzón, Nick Robins, Matthew McLuckie, Gabriel Thoumi 5 February, 2020

The transition to sustainability is the strategic challenge sovereign bonds face in the 2020s. Overcoming this challenge requires that the financial system recognises the fundamental economic dependencies on nature, which … read more »


Countries must protect their natural capital or face increased sovereign credit risk, say London School of Economics and Planet Tracker

Press release 5 February, 2020

Joint report provides first framework for factoring natural capital risk into sovereign debt analysis London, 5th February 2020: The dependence of a country’s sovereign bonds on the management of its … read more »


Submission to call for evidence: Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity

a policy publication by Alexandra Pinzón, Simon Dikau, Nick Robins 13 November, 2019

This paper was submitted to the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity – Call for Evidence, an independent global review to assess the economic value of biodiversity and to identify actions that will enhance biodiversity and deliver economic prosperity. read more »


Why the fate of the Amazon is a growing issue for investors in sovereign bonds

a commentary by Alexandra Pinzón, Matthew McLuckie, Nick Robins, Gabriel Thoumi 4 November, 2019

Investors are demanding that companies disclose and implement zero deforestation policies. This commentary outlines three further steps sovereign investors can take. read more »


Social and natural capital is the wealth all around us and we should invest in it

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 27 March, 2019

Dimitri Zenghelis explores the fundamental concept of social capital, a key means of creating societal trust, and explains the necessity of investing in social capital for climate change and environmental policies to be successful read more »


Natural capital accounting for water resources

Natural capital accounting for water resources

a research article by Matthew Agarwala 17 May, 2018

Finding appropriate mechanisms by which to value the environment and incorporate it into economics remains a sizeable challenge for researchers in the field. Attributes of natural resources feasibly align with … read more »


Public lecture | Natural capital: valuing the planet

Public Lecture Giles Atkinson 20 Oct 2015

Economist Prof Dieter Helm offers a crucial set of strategies for establishing natural capital policy that is balanced, economically sustainable, and politically viable. read more »


Green growth: an assessment

Green growth: an assessment

a research article by Alex Bowen, Cameron Hepburn 18 November, 2014

‘Green growth’ is almost tautologically required for global welfare to rise in the long run. Economic growth is desirable, not least because over 1 billion people still live in conditions … read more »


Natural capital accounting and climate change

a research article by Matthew Agarwala, Giles Atkinson 25 June, 2014

Governments and businesses are beginning to account for natural capital, but must collaborate to promote sustainability, combat climate change and improve decision-making. read more »