Online Training Course About Nature-Based Infrastructure

This course aims to empower policy-makers, infrastructure planners, and investors to understand the economic and financial performance of NBI as well as its co-benefits in comparison with “built” or “grey” infrastructure.

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

What is Natural Capital?

Natural Capital can be defined as the stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water and all living things. Source: World Forum on Natural Capital It is from this Natural Capital that humans derive a wide range of services, often called ecosystem services, which make human life possible. The value of Scotland’s natural capital to sectors like tourism,

Why invest in nature? Short Film Competition 2019

In 2019, the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital and Scottish Natural Heritage joined forces with business, education and the arts industry to offer young people the opportunity to share work inspired by Scotland’s nature. The Short Film Competition sought entries that combined passion and creative talent with the latest facts to make a powerful case for why businesses should invest