The research captures the highlights of the report which discusses investor viewpoints and activities regarding natural capital, the chemical industry and their interlinkages. This exploration is part of a joint initiative to stimulate insight for the chemical sector into its dependency and impact on natural capital -and accounting.
Natural capital is another term for the stock of renewable and non-renewable resources (e.g. plants, animals, air, water, soils, minerals) that combine to yield a flow of benefits to people. The benefits provided for society by natural capital include clean air, food, water, energy, shelter, medicine and the raw materials we use in the creation of products. It also provides less obvious benefits such as flood defence, climate regulation, pollination and recreation.
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Paper - Chemical Industry not yet game changer
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