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The role of natural capital in the green economy

Inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the current and potential future role of natural capital in the green economy, and the Government’s proposals to increase private investment in measures to support nature recovery.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 22 September 2023.

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Past events

Monday 20 May 2024
4:15pm Private
4:30pm Public
The role of natural capital in the green economy - Oral evidence 20 May 2024
4:30pm
  • The Rt Hon. the Lord Benyon (Minister of State (Climate, Environment and Energy) at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
  • Helen Edmundson (Deputy Director, Green Finance at Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
  • The Baroness Vere of Norbiton (Parliamentary Secretary at HM Treasury)
  • Fayyaz Muneer (Deputy Director, Green Finance and Prudential Policy, Financial Services Group at HM Treasury)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 20 March 2024
2:00pm Private
2:15pm Public
The role of natural capital in the green economy - Oral evidence 20 March 2024
2:15pm
  • Susannah Stock (Banking Director responsible for Natural Capital at UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB))
  • Paul Scaping (Public Policy Specialist at The Investment Association)
  • Dr Scott Steedman CBE (Director-General, Standards, and Group Executive at British Standards Institution (BSI))
3:15pm
  • Dr Pernille Holtedahl (Research Fellow at Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial College Business School)
  • Peter Bachmann (Managing Director, Sustainable Infrastructure at Gresham House plc)
  • Professor Guy Standing (Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University of London)
  • Professor David Hill CBE (Chairman at Environment Bank)
Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 28 February 2024
2:00pm Private
2:15pm Public
The role of natural capital in the green economy - Oral evidence 28 February 2024
2:15pm
  • Andy Howard (Global Head of Sustainable Investment at Schroders)
  • Gordon Bennett (Managing Director, Utility Markets at Intercontinental Exchange)
  • Helen Avery (Director of Nature Programmes and GFI Hive at Green Finance Institute)
3:15pm
  • Oliver Lewis CBE (Founder at Joe's Blooms)
  • Ana Haurie (CEO at Respira)
  • Jonathan Shopley (Managing Director of External Affairs at Climate Impact Partners)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Wednesday 24 January 2024
1:30pm Private
2:15pm Public
The role of natural capital in the green economy - Oral evidence 24 January 2024
2:15pm
  • Teresa Dent CBE (CEO at Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust)
  • Minette Batters (President at National Farmers Union (NFU))
  • Judicaelle Hammond (Director of Policy and Advice at Country Land and Business Association)
3:15pm
  • Alan Carter (CEO at Land Trust)
  • Karen Ellis (Chief Economist at WWF-UK)
  • Dr Tony Juniper CBE (Chair at Natural England)
Room 5, Palace of Westminster

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