The 2017 World Forum on Natural Capital will combine lively and engaging plenary sessions, featuring high-profile and influential speakers. Join us in Edinburgh to help shape a powerful vision for better decision-making.
This year we have chosen three questions to kick-start the conversation. How do we support better decision-making? How do we put natural capital at the heart of the green economy? How can we create pathways to the Global Goals for 2030?
The event will once again be divided into four parallel streams, outlined below. Register here to receive the latest updates about speakers and content. Note that all details are subject to change if necessary.
Showcasing the latest case studies from business and finance, this stream will focus on the opportunities and risks connected with natural capital and examine the next stages in natural capital reporting.
Find out how the latest cutting-edge innovations are being used to help governments, businesses and NGOs make better decisions for long-term impact.
Examine the vital role of natural assets in the future design and financing of cities, and see how natural capital approaches are being used to tackle the 21st Century challenges of rapid urbanisation and climate change.
In the transition to a greener economy, natural capital will play an increasingly important role in national and international policy-making. Find out how the principles of natural capital are being utilised to increase prosperity and resilience.
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A1: Interactive panel
Deadline 2030 Read more
B1: Interactive panel
Business re-imagined Read more
C1: Interactive panel
Cities will change the world Read more
D1: Interactive panel
A new policy landscape Read more
A2: Quick-fire case studies
New frontiers in finance Read more
B2: Quick-fire case studies
Innovations in impact valuation Read more
C2: Quick-fire case studies
Transforming the built environment Read more
D2: Quick-fire case studies
New ways of managing risk and creating opportunity Read more
A3: Quick-fire case studies
The Protocol in practice Read more
B3: Deep-dive case studies
Innovations for better water management Read more
C3: Quick-fire case studies
Planning cities around nature Read more
D3: Interactive panel
Tackling challenges head on Read more
A4: Interactive panel
A regional approach – we cannot do this alone Read more
Biodiversity as a material issue Read more
C4: Quick-fire case studies
Financing sustainable cities Read more
D4: Case studies
Financing development Read more
What natural capital policy do you want? Read more
B5: Quick-fire case studies
New approaches to green growth Read more
C5: Quick-fire case studies
Cities shaped by data Read more
D5: Interactive panel
Capitals and substitutability: a new approach to the Sustainable Development Goals Read more
A6: Interactive panel
Integrated thinking and the integrated report Read more
B6: Quick-fire case studies
Making decisions easier with data Read more
Natural infrastructure: the new normal in cities? Read more
D6: Quick-fire case studies
Innovative ways of securing finance Read more
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"A great collection of people attending and presenting - and the plenary sessions were awesome - certainly amongst the best I've ever attended"
Director, Sustain Value