Posts Tagged ‘ ecosystem services ’

L’évaluation des services écologiques dans les études d’impacts environnementales sud-africaines: revue d’études de cas dans le secteur minier

« The Valuation of Ecosystem Services in South African Environmental Impact Assessments: Review of Selected Mining Case Studies and Implications for Policy », article de Joël Houdet (Synergiz) et Claudious Chikozho (Observatoire de la Region Urbaine de Gauteng – GCRO), vient d’être publié dans la revue « Journal of Corporate Citizenship ». Pour acheter l’article: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/glbj/jcc/2015/00002015/00000060/art00007. Abstract: « Though the […]



La « Triple Depreciation Line » : Une panacée pour sauver le « capital naturel » ?

Alexandre Rambaud et Jacques Richard viennent de publier en anglais un article intitulé: « The ‘Triple Depreciation Line’ instead of the ‘Triple Bottom Line’: Towards a genuine integrated reporting« . Les auteurs soutiennent l’argument que la “Tripple Bottom Line” ou TBL ne permet pas de maintenir ou de conserver les capitaux naturel et humain (ce qui est […]



The Economics of Wilderness – Pan Parks

Opportunities of payments for ecosystem services to finance wilderness protection in Europe (Read this article in french) The newly published report entitled ‘The Economics of Wilderness’ discusses the key economic dimensions, challenges and opportunities of diversifying resources for wilderness protection in Europe with a focus on payments for ecosystem services. The report, released by PAN […]



Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill : the need for more reliable environmental accounting and reporting

Synergiz published a case study in December 2010 (in French) about the accounting implications of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil platform on April 20, 2010. An English translation is made available today : The financial impacts of BP’s response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – Comparing damage valuation approaches and highlighting […]



Announcing the release of “EcoCommerce 101 – The emergence of an invisible hand to sustain the Bio-Economy”

« EcoCommerce 101 – The emergence of an invisible hand to sustain the Bio-Economy » offers practical ways to look at payments for ecosystem services. With agriculture as a prime example, author Tim Gieseke makes use of actual and visionary examples of how cooperation between leaders in business, agriculture, government and ecology can lead to the emergence […]



Synergiz’s President giving a talk at the first annual symposium of the Québec Center for Biodiversity Science

Joël Houdet, Synergiz’s President, will give a talk at the first annual symposium of the Québec Center for Biodiversity Science (QCBS). Biodiversity science in Québec: 2010 and beyond November 30, 2010 – December 2, 2010 New Residence Hall, McGill University 3625 Avenue du Parc, Montréal, Québec, Canada Program for November 30th, 2010: Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, […]