2013 delegates

The inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital saw 500 delegates from 35 countries business leaders, government representatives and environmental experts come together to help turn the debate on natural capital into action.

Below is a small selection of organisations that were represented at the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital in 2013.

  • Nestlé
  • Kering
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Grupo Financiero Banorte
  • Alliance Trust
  • Marks & Spencer
  • Scottish Power
  • CSR Asia
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
  • Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
  • Rio Tinto
  • Mondi
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Weyerhaeuser
  • SAB Miller
  • BP
  • Shell
  • PwC
  • KPMG
  • Baillie Gifford
  • University of Minnesota
  • West Bengal State University
  • Inter-Amercian Development Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • European Investment Bank
  • GLOBE International (the global legislators' organisation)
  • The Scottish Government
  • The UK Government
  • The Swiss Government
  • The South African Government
  • The Turkish Government
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • The Nature Conservancy

...and many more.

Countries represented included: Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam.

The inaugural event brought together a unique combination of:

  • Forward-looking CEOs and Chairmen
  • Managing Directors
  • Senior government representatives
  • Chief Sustainability Officers
  • Chief Scientists
  • Innovation Directors
  • Strategy Directors
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Directors
  • Investment Managers
  • Environmental economists and leading academics
  • Professional advisers
  • Sustainability analysts
  • Natural capital experts
  • NGO leaders
  • and many more

to explore the opportunities and challenges associated with accounting for natural capital.

In addition to our Associate Partners (United Nations Environment Programme; World Business Council for Sustainable Development; International Union for the Conservation of Nature; Natural Capital Coalition and The Wildlife Trusts), the organisations and initiatives below have all been carrying out important work in this area and were involved with the inaugural World Forum on Natural Capital:

UNEP FI Logo Natural Capital Initiative Logo Natural Capital Declaration Logo
University of Cambridge programme for Sustainability Leadership Logo James Hutton Institute Logo Global Canopy Programme

Ecosystem Services Partnership


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