Tag Archive for 'National Ecosystem Assessment'

HRH Prince of Wales’ address to the ACCA on the Integrated Reporting initiative

September 19th, 2011 by Events

HRH The Prince of Wales addressed the Association for Chartered Certified Accountants Research and Insights Virtual Conference in July 2011 about accounting and sustainability. “The context in which business operates is subject to fundamental change.  The recent financial crisis has demonstrated shortcomings in corporate governance and in risk assessment and risk management. 

Can you really give a monetary value to nature?

June 14th, 2011 by George Monbiot

The well-intentioned dolts putting a price on nature are delivering it into the hands of business. Love, economists have discovered, is depreciating rapidly. On current trends, it is expected to fall by £1.78 per passion-hour between now and 2030. The opportunity cost of a kiss foregone has declined by £0.36 since 1988. By 2050 the […]