Water Series Session: 6th Dec 11am – Fishery Management Plans for Scotland – Opportunities for Nature Finance Investment

Water Series Session: Fishery Management Plans for Scotland – Opportunities for Nature Finance Investment Wednesday, 6th December, 11:00am – 12:00pm GMT, Online Join Sean Robertson, Co-ordination Centre Manager at Fisheries Management Scotland, for one of our winter sessions, part of our ‘Water Series: Options for Developing a Market for the Water Environment’. Sean will discuss the outputs of a recent

WEBINAR: 9th Jan 12pm – Recipes for Recovery -Biodiversity and Nature Finance Case Studies

At this lunch and learn we will present three examples of biodiversity regeneration projects working with nature finance, including Lauriston Farm, Highlands Rewilding’s Beldorney Estate and RSPB’s Glencripesdale Reserve. These projects range from urban to rural to remote and highlight how each project approached the first years of project planning and baselining, and the different financial mechanisms that supported these activities. This event will

GUEST BLOG: Metrics and standards for water

Scoping report on metrics and standards for water outcomes from Nature-based Solutions Deryck Irving, Head of Place Innovation at the University of Stirling Hydro Nation Chair, reports on research into water metrics and standards and the potential for water-related ecosystems service markets in Scotland.   The report ‘Water Metrics and Standards | Review of current approaches, challenges and issues’, published on

Summary of Scottish Nature Finance Pioneers Activity for Sept – Nov 2023

The Scottish Nature Finance Pioneers group, or the ‘Pioneers’, is a community of practice bringing together anyone with an interest in nature finance, with the aim of developing new avenues for directing investment into nature projects and creating a high-integrity nature finance market in Scotland. There are currently over 600 individuals involved in the Scottish Nature Finance Pioneers Basecamp platform,

Share Your Vision for Scotland’s Natural Capital

Add your voice to our animated video to celebrate the momentum gained on protecting Scotland’s natural assets and the action already in progress for the next decade. We’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital in 2024, and we’d like to hear from our network your thoughts on the potential for natural capital in Scotland over the

Water Workshop: Options for Developing a Market for the Water Environment – 30 November

Join us for the first in a series of workshops and drop-in sessions on the options for developing a market for the water environment. This workshop will provide an overview of research findings into water metrics, an understanding of the investor perspective and examine the development of a Woodland Water Code. The breakout sessions will explore examples and look at

TNFD Tutorial – 10th October

This workshop will help your organisation prepare for new nature-related financial disclosures, and be ready for changing environmental reporting requirements. The practical, in person session will allow you get to grips with the relevant nature-related risks and opportunities your organisation should act on, providing an opportunity to ask sector-specific questions and take a look at the recommended steps to begin

Spotlight: Natural Capital Measurement in Australia

Spotlight: Natural Capital Measurement in Australia Establishing a Nature Repair Market The Australian government’s Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is supporting a number of initiatives to align financial flows with nature-positive investments, activities and outcomes, piloting case studies to build industry readiness for the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework. Australia’s Nature Repair Market Bill 2023,

GUEST BLOG: TNFD – Reshaping the Financial Landscape with Nature in Mind

TNFD: Reshaping the Financial Landscape with Nature in Mind Paul Watkinson, Principal Consultant – Ecology & Biodiversity at SLR Consulting, explores the potential of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures Framework to drive urgent action and allocate capital for nature.   Biodiversity – this vital cornerstone of our planet’s health – is increasingly gaining global recognition as a critical issue,

Blog: Natural Capital – Global Highlights

A consolidation of key natural capital activities happening globally Please note, reporting on an initiative is not equivalent to an endorsement by the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital.  If you have an update you would like to share, please get in touch Contact Us – Scottish Forum on Natural Capital Featured: Asia: Key insights into blended finance transactions targeting natural