Archive for June 23rd, 2012
Without Earth’s ecosystems, human life could not exist. But is there any way to place a monetary value on the “services” that the Earth provides civilization and human enterprises? And is there any value in pursuing such an exercise?
The answer is undoubtedly “yes,” according to the 24 global 500 companies that have joined forces under the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), a membership organization for large companies committed to the environment as a business strategy issue. CEF, in partnership with the Nature Conservancy, recently released a report called The New Business Imperative: Valuing Natural Capital. Read the rest of this entry »