Policy Implications of Natural Capital Accounting

Event: 6th International Conference on Eco-Compensation and Payments for Ecosystem Services

Policy Implications of Natural Capital Accounting

08 December 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Stephen Polasky, University of Minnesota - Other materials by the author

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What is the central challenge of the 21st century? It is developing an interlinked economic, social, and governance system that not only promotes sustainable development and alleviates poverty but also protects the environment, especially the ecosystem goods and services essential for human well-being. Meeting this challenge requires mainstreaming the value of natural capital and ecosystem services into decision-making. Explore how the People’s Republic of China is using natural capital accounting in its decision-making process.

Geographical Focus: 
China, People's Republic of
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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