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The We Value Nature 10-Day Challenge

The We Value Nature 10-Day Challenge is an action-oriented 10-day event, that ran from 11-24 March 2021. The event offered practical sessions and small challenges to help participants take the next steps on their nature journey and contribute towards ensuring 2021 is the year where ambitions and commitments for nature are turned into actions.

This page contains an overview of the conference sessions that Little Blue Research and partners presented or spoke at. For more details on the conference please go to the We Value Nature website via the Logo below.  

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BS 8632 Natural Capital Accounting for organizations

18th March 2021 10:00-11:00 AM GMT

More than 120 attendees subscribed to this session including a range of organizations across the sectors of consulting, business and research and academia and many more.  Most of the audience had already conducted some work on natural capital.

 

The session covered an introduction to the draft BSI standard on Natural Capital Accounting for Organizations covering:

  • How the standard has been developed

  • Key features of natural capital accounting

  • How natural capital accounting can contribute to answer key questions relating to impacts and dependencies on nature

  • Examples of where organizations have used the approach 

  • Links to other market developments such as the Taskforce for Nature Based Financial Disclosures (TNFD), UN System of Environmental Economic Accounting – Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA-EA), biodiversity-based work, such as net gain and broader accountancy frameworks.


Presenters and support team:

Dr. Stephanie Hime - Little Blue Research

Ece Ozdemiroglu - eftec

Sabina Gordon - Little Blue Research

Changing the conversation: perspectives from young professionals

24th March 2021 4:00-5:00 PM GMT

This session brings together a panel of outstanding young sustainability professionals, who will provide their vision on what they believe the role for business is in creating a sustainable, socially-just, nature-positive economy. This event is the culmination of a campaign to bring a different perspective to the table. Reflecting on the conversations throughout the 10-Day Challenge, the Panel will highlight promising approaches to stimulating business action for nature, inspiring cases of business action for nature, and notable participant interactions.

 

The session will be an open discussion, inviting all young professionals to join, contribute and change the conversation.

 

Session moderator: Isabel Hoffman

Panelists include Ryan Twyford from Little Blue Research

The principles of integrated capitals assessment and links to natural capital

24th March 2021 10:00-11:00 AM GMT

In this session the lead authors of the Capitals Coalition thought leadership on integrated capitals assessment introduced the five core principles of integrated capitals assessments:

  1. Consider all forms of capital and include all relevant capitals

  2. Take into account the surrounding system and its inter-connections

  3. Apply an appropriate level of attribution based on your degree of influence

  4. Present values at an appropriately granular level for the decision being made

  5. Specify and address key differences in impacts and dependencies amongst all stakeholders.

 

Session outputs include the results of live polling and Q&A session.

 

 

 


Presenters and support team:
Dr. Stephanie Hime - Little Blue Research

James Spurgeon - SustainValue

Phil Clarke - Consciam

Tim Polaszek - Capitals Coalition

Ryan Twyford - Little Blue Research

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Session partners

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