About the Natural Capital Committee

 

The Natural Capital Committee was established in 2012 to provide expert, independent advice to Government on the state of England’s natural capital. It was set up following  a commitment in the landmark 2011 Natural Environment White Paper, which was titled The Natural Choice: Securing the Value of Nature.

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Here you can find out about the Natural Capital Committee – who we are, why we were set up and what we do

What we do
To meet its Terms of Reference up to 2015, the Natural Capital Committee has a number of work-streams. Collectively, these work-streams aim to integrate natural capital into England’s economy.
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Who we are
The Natural Capital Committee is chaired by Professor Dieter Helm and has seven members from academia and business. The Committee brings together expertise and experience in ecology and environmental science, economics and business. The members are: Giles Atkinson, Ian Bateman, Rosemary Hails, Kerry ten Kate, Georgina Mace, Colin Mayer and Robin Smale.
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Minutes and annual administrative reports

Minutes of Committee meetings, as well as our annual administrative reports, are collected here.
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Terms of Reference

The Natural Capital Committee’s role is defined by its three Terms of Reference.
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