CIEEM: Summer Conference - Making Nature Count: Natural Capital in Policy and Practice
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CIEEM: Summer Conference - Making Nature Count: Natural Capital in Policy and Practice

When: 22 August 2017
Where: Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

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This one day conference will present the latest thinking on how natural capital accounting is seen, in some quarters at least, as the way forward for effective biodiversity conservation policy and delivery. Speakers will include government advisers, economists, NGOs, local authority representatives and businesses who will each examine the natural capital approach from their perspective and describe its potential to help address the environmental challenges we face. 

Delegates will also have the opportunity to consider ‘”so what”? for practitioners, by exploring the implications for professional practice going forwards.



The conference objectives are:

  • understanding the emerging role of natural capital in environmental policy and practice; 
  • exploring effective approaches to valuing biodiversity as part of the natural capital approach, and 
  • demonstrating practical application of the natural capital approach through case studies from industry, the public sector and from NGOs.



  • Professor Dieter Helm, Natural Capital Committee (by video)
  • Marta Santamaria, Technical Director (Natural Capital Coalition); 
  • Katherine Bolt, Economist (RSPB) 
  • Dr Martina Girvan CEcol MCIEEM, Technical Director – Ecology (Arcadis Consulting)


Who Should Attend?

Practitioners working for consultancies, NGOs, local authorities and academia as well as environmental advisers to businesses


Tea/coffee and lunch are provided


Book to Attend

To register your attendance, please visit the CIEEM website here


Supported By...

This conference is supported by the South East England Section Committee.

Licensed Bodies for the Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) Register:

Society for the Environment
IC1.14a Techno Centre, Coventry Technology Park, Puma Way 
Coventry, West Midlands CV1 2TT.
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