Virtual Special Issue: Accounting for biodiversity, ecosystems and natural capital

Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal

Given the current interest in accounting for nature, we are pleased to share this virtual special issue on accounting for biodiversity, ecosystems and natural capital. It has been edited by Dr Madlen Sobkowiak of the University of Birmingham.

Professor Carol Adams

Editor-in-Chief of SAMPJ


All papers listed below will be free to access from 10th June – 10th July, 2022.


Table of Contents

Natural capital: dollars and cents/dollars and sense

Barter, N. (2015), Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 366-373


Ecosystem service indicators: data sources and conceptual frameworks for sustainable management

Dick, J., Smith, R., Banin, L. and Reis, S. (2014), Vol. 5 No. 3, pp. 346-375


Reflections on natural capital accounting at the national level: Advances in the system of environmental-economic accounting

Obst, C.G. (2015), Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 315-339


Developing the ecological balance sheet for agricultural sustainability

Ogilvy, S. (2015), Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 110-137


A natural capital accounting framework to communicate the environmental credentials of individual wool-producing businesses

Ogilvy, S., O'Brien, D., Lawrence, R. and Gardner, M. (2022), Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 765-802


Standards-compliant accounting valuations of ecosystems

Ogilvy, S. and Vail, M. (2018), Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 98-117


The challenge: Re-steering accountability concepts to incorporate biodiversity management and reporting

Raar, J., Barut, M. and Azim, M.I. (2020), Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 1-30


Biodiversity reporting by New Zealand local authorities: the current state of play

Schneider, A., Samkin, G. and Davey, H. (2014), Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 425-456