Depletion of Natural Capital stocks and shadow pricing


Shadow pricing is the assignment of dollar values to non-marketed goods such as intangible assets.

During this summit, the value and importance of including shadow pricing on assessments whether a country or a decision is sustainable were discussed.

Keynote speakers

  • Ignace Schops (Director Regional Landscapes Kempen & Maasland)
  • Joke Schauvliege (Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture)
  • Helga Van der Veken (Director Argus/KBC)
  • Philippe Van Assche (Managing Director Brewery 'Trappisten Westmalle')
  • Peter Goethals (Professor Applied Ecology and Environmental Biology, Ghent University)
  • Kris Verheyen (Professor Forest and water management, Ghent University)

Moderator: Dirk Bogaert (chief of staff, department Environment, Climate, Energy & Nort/South of the City of Ghent)

Program, keynote presentations and pictures