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New Report Says Natural Capital Should Be Informing Financial Decision Making

October 17th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Natural capital (clean air, oceans, ecosystems, and minerals on which our goods and services so often depend) is usually quite invisible in the financial decision making of leading companies in the corporate sector. It’s time for more financial institutions to change their perspectives about the importance of natural capital within their financial considerations

Oxford Economists Warn Of Vanishing Wealth Of Nature

November 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Top economists from Oxford University have this week warned of the danger caused by Ministries of Finance and Treasuries ignoring their dependence on nature, which is in a perilous state of decline, and the potential for businesses and politicians to miss the increasing systemic risks as the natural world around us fails. 

ContourGlobal to Develop Peru’s First Large-Scale Wind Farms

October 6th, 2012 | by Andrew

At a nameplate capacity of 114 MW, the two wind farms -- in Cupisnique and Talara -- will be among the largest in South America outside of Brazil. Peru and neighboring Andean nations are really just beginning to seriously examine and develop their relatively rich base of wind and solar energy resources, which offer a sustainable development path that minimizes depletion of natural capital.

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