WE’RE HIRING! STEERING GROUP MEMBERS PLUS CHAIR AND DEPUTY CHAIR

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital is recruiting for new members to join its Steering Group (including the Chair and Deputy Chair roles), to advance our strategy and keep pace with changes in the field. The Steering Group is made up of senior representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors. The Secretariat is provided by a small team at

GUEST BLOG: SUSTAINABLITY NETWALKING – NEW PATHS OF DISCOVERY

Osbert Lancaster, Co-founder and Director of sustainability leadership consultancy Realise Earth, explains how getting a breath of fresh air can help us discover new approaches to the challenges we face. What is sustainability netwalking? Free flowing conversations with other sustainability leaders and pioneers while enjoying relaxed walks in country parks, woodlands and hills. Why it’s good for you, your organisation and

SCENARIO WORKSHOP: THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BIODIVERSITY LOSS – 8TH JULY

Monday 8th July  1pm – 4:30pm (networking lunch from 12.15pm) In person at Edinburgh Climate Change Institute (ECCI) High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ   What are the economic consequences of not protecting and restoring biodiversity? Biodiversity is vital to the health and wealth of Scotland; the loss of biodiversity comes with an array of socio-economic consequences. If biodiversity loss is not

SCOTLAND’S NATURAL CAPITAL MARKET FRAMEWORK WORKSHOP – 25TH APRIL

An online workshop to help build Scotland’s Natural Capital Market Framework Thursday, April 25 · 2 – 4pm The Future Environment Directorate of the Scottish Government is developing a market framework for natural capital and this workshop is an opportunity to discuss the key issues. The forthcoming Natural Capital Markets Framework will strengthen the existing Interim Principles for Responsible Investment in Natural

SCOTLAND’S BIODIVERSITY DATA: A SHOWCASE OF TWO DIGITAL TOOLS – 20TH MAR

Webinar – Scotland’s Biodiversity Data: A Showcase of Two Digital Tools A demonstration of digital tools to locate and analyse biodiversity data to support decision making. Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:00 – 13:00 GMT The first webinar from the new Digital Enablers for Natural Capital hub, this session will showcase two digital tools enabling biodiversity data collection and analysis. Scotland-Wide Landcover Maps

INTERNATIONAL NATURE FINANCE EXPLORATION ZONE: THE VOLUNTARY CARBON MARKET 26TH MAR

International Nature Finance Exploration Zone: The Voluntary Carbon Market Webinar A review of the key developments in Voluntary Carbon Markets in 2023 and at COP28. Tue, 26 Mar 2024 12:00 – 13:00 GMT This webinar is part of the Scottish Nature Finance Pioneers ‘International Nature Finance Exploration Zone‘ and will explore some of the key developments in Voluntary Carbon Markets

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION EVENT – 29th Feb 5pm

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024. Join us for an evening of networking, drinks and presentations from our members to help celebrate the last 10 years and look towards the next 10. The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital launched in November 2013 during the World Forum on Natural Capital, where 500 delegates from 30

WATER SERIES SESSION: DEVELOPING A WOODLAND WATER CODE, WHAT DO BUYERS AND INVESTORS WANT FROM WATER CREDITS? 15TH FEB

Water Series Session: Developing a Woodland Water Code, what do buyers and investors want from water credits? 15th February, 1200 – 1300 Join the team at Forest Research developing a Woodland Water Code, for one of our winter sessions, part of our ‘Water Series: Options for Developing a Market for the Water Environment’. This lunchtime seminar will be an interactive

WATER SERIES SESSION: US WATER MARKETS – PERSPECTIVES FROM ACROSS THE POND 27TH FEB

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:00 – 13:00 GMT Part of the ‘Water Series: Options for Developing a Market for the Water Environment’, this lunch and learn event will include an overview of regulatory nature markets in the US, including those administered under the Clean Water Act (streams, wetlands and water quality trading) and the Endangered Species Act (species and habitats). As

VISIONS FOR SCOTLAND’S NATURAL CAPITAL: ANIMATED VIDEO AND 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION EVENT 29TH FEB

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital in 2024, we’ve produced an animated video reflecting on the momentum gained in protecting Scotland’s natural assets, hopes and visions for the next decade and the action already in progress. Join us at our networking event on 29th February in Edinburgh to help us celebrate 10th Anniversary Celebration