The fifth edition of the short course on “Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making” will take place in Trento (Italy) on 6-8 September 2017. The course provides the essential principles of multicriteria analysis (MCA) and spatial MCA applied to environmental problems. The teaching method is based on theoretical lectures and hands-on exercises, using freely available software packages. Read more
The first massive open online course (MOOC) created by ENABLE is about Landscape Restoration for Sustainable Development: A business approach. It will be launched on May 1st 2017. It is aimed at business students and professionals as well as anyone with an interest in business-driven landscape restoration. Read more
This webinar will introduce TESSA (the Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment). TESSA provides accessible guidance on low-cost methods for how to evaluate the benefits people receive from nature (ecosystem services) at particular sites (e.g.KBAs, community forests, Ramsar sites) in order to generate information that can be used to influence decision making. Read more
ACES: A Community on Ecosystem Services, along with Ecosystem Markets and the Ecosystem Services Partnership(ESP), will host the ACES 2018 Conference in Washington DC on December 3-7, 2018. Plan to attend this important meeting that provides an open forum for sharing experiences, methods, and tools for assessing and incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decisions. Read more
In July 2016, the Natural Capital Coalition released the Natural Capital Protocol, the first globally standardized framework for identifying, measuring and valuing natural capital in business. More recently, and in order to connect business with the tools they need to make better decisions, the World Business Council For Sustainable Development developed a Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit.