Advice Papers

The Natural Capital Committee provides ad hoc advice to to Government when requested.  The papers containing this advice, on a range of topics such as biodiversity offsetting, forestry, natural capital accounting, common agricultural policy reform and research priorities, can be found here. Find out more


Discussion papers

Natural Capital Committee discussion papers have been produced by one or more of the Committee members in the course of their work. The papers are directly relevant to one or more of the Committee’s work streams, although the views expressed in them are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the collective view of the Committee.
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Information sheets

Natural Capital Committee information sheets summarise the Committee’s key work-streams and findings for the general reader.

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Working papers
Natural Capital Committee working papers are produced by one or more Committee members. In contrast to discussion papers, they have been reviewed and signed off by the whole Committee. They put forward the ‘Natural Capital Committee position’ on important issues.
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State of Natural Capital reports

The Committee’s annual State of Natural Capital reports are one of the principal means through which the Committee addresses its Terms of Reference. The first was published in April 2013, the second in March 2014, and the third report is expected in early 2015.

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The Natural Capital Committee publishes all of its substantial advice and research. On this page, you can keep up to date with the Committee’s latest recommendations and thinking.