100 Business Actions for Nature

Our new 100 Business Actions for Nature website is a free resource for businesses large or small. More than ever before, businesses are required to make transformational changes as a vital component of tackling the twin biodiversity and climate crises. However knowing the right steps to take, or sometimes even where to begin, is not always an easy task for

Crown Estate Scotland – Trial of the Natural Capital Protocol on land-based businesses

In 2018, Crown Estate Scotland partnered with the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital, SEPA, Scottish Natural Heritage, the James Hutton Institute and SRUC to deliver the world’s first trial of the Natural Capital Protocol on land-based businesses. The Trial included 2 tenant farms and the Glenlivet Estate in Moray. The Protocol was particularly useful in improving understanding of natural capital assets and

Natural Capital Free Online Training

We Value Nature have produced training resources designed for businesses, organisations or colleagues in the early stages of their natural capital journey with an interest in learning more about what natural capital is, why it is important for business and how to start integrating it into business decision-making. The modules are free to share and adapt for your organisation and

Natural Capital Navigation

The Scottish Forum on Natural Capital has developed this signposting page to help you to access briefings, tools, resources & guidance to drive understanding of natural capital’s importance for your organisation’s board members and practitioners. Natural capital – Board level introduction Definition – Natural Capital – Scottish Forum on Natural Capital Describes what natural capital is and why it should

Natural Capital Report for Stirling City Council 2016

Putting the river back at the heart of Stirling life With news that Stirling would be awarded a City Region Deal, Stirling City Council approached the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital to ask for help in bringing to light the normally hidden financial returns which come from investing in green infrastructure. The report we produced is an analysis of two

Public Sector Roundtables

First convened in 2017 by Scottish Natural Heritage and the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital, the high-level roundtable meetings determine how to take forward the Scottish Government’s commitments of protecting and rebuilding natural capital.   The 2022 Roundtable was themed “Public/private partnerships in natural capital investment” Read more here The 2020 Roundtable was themed “Investing in nature-based solutions for a green

Riverwoods Initiative

An initiative is to create a network of riparian woodland and healthy river systems throughout Scotland, which will deliver a range of benefits including flood protection, improved water quality and improvements for salmon fisheries, as well as helping to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Scotland: Our Natural Wealth

Scotland: Our Natural Wealth is a short film produced by the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital which showcases the importance of Scotland’s natural capital and the innovative work happening to protect and enhance our natural wealth.

Summary of Business Rebalance for Nature workshop – 26 October 2022

A summary of the Business Rebalance for Nature workshop held on Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 10:00 – 15:00 BST at the Business School, The University of Edinburgh and online. Part of the Global Dialogues series organised by the Capitals Coalition. Are nature-based disclosures a gamechanger for businesses in Scotland? The expected adoption of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at