Natural Capital

Natural capital consists of goods or services that originate in ecosystems. In spite of the fact that natural capital lies at the heart of our economy and is a cornerstone for human well-being, its stocks are being depleted.

What we do

The platform brings together 20 professors and over 100 researchers toOverview of the geographical distribution of Natural Capital Platform research projects over the past 10 years. Not indicated are the 22 projects that covered multiple European countries.

  •     raise awareness
  •     perform high-quality integrated research
  •     act as an independent think tank
  •     take up the role as facilitator

The goal is to develop innovative, credible, and use-driven approaches to better map, understand, manage and value the world's natural capital.
With both national and international focus, the platform has pursued no less than 450 projects over the past 10 years

Inspiring research efforts