Formats and related files
Natural capital refers to all aspects of the natural environment. It includes individual assets such as minerals, energy resources, land, soil, water, trees, plants and wildlife. It also includes broader ecosystems and their services; that is, the joint functioning of, or interactions among, different environmental assets, as seen in forests, soil, aquatic environments and the atmosphere.
Table of Contents
- Executive Summary
- Natural Capital and Wellbeing
- Natural Capital and the Other Capitals
- The Value of Natural Capital
- Why Value Natural Capital?
- Putting a Dollar or Number on Natural Capital
- Valuing Natural Capital Methods
- Natural Capital in New Zealand
- Comparison with other countries: United Kingdom (UK)
- Genuine Savings as an Indicator of Sustainable Development
- Appendix 1: TEV examples
- Appendix 2: Valuation Techniques
- Appendix 3: Genuine Savings