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In the News:13th June 2014

13 Jun 2014

Carbon

Football World Cup, 2014. Brazil. Source: The Telegraph.

Supply Chains

Forests

Deforestation in Brazil. Source: Wikipedia Commons.

Natural Capital

  • New rules in Peru are putting nature on the balance sheet by implementing legislation that requires companies to calculate any costs associated with their environmental impact. Additionally, the government are also introducing compensation for environmental services, such as carbon storage.
  • Colombia must tackle conflicts over land use and look for new ways to extract natural resources while also protecting biodiversity, says Colombia’s Environment Vice Minister.