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Natural Capital Planning Tool arrives

RICS have produced their report “Planning for Sustainable Land Use: The Natural Capital Planning Tool (NCPT) Project.

This research aims to develop a Natural Capital Planning Tool (NCPT) allowing planners and developers to assess the impact of proposed developments and plans on the provision of ecosystem services.

The purpose was to devise a reliable, and industry acceptable, assessment methodology based on ecosystem services to better assess and manage the long-term impacts of proposed major developments and plans on natural capital and ecosystem services. To read more or download the full report, visit RICS website.

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