Additional resources and mapping exercises related to the Natural Capital Protocol are listed below:

Natural Capital Protocol-related resources

ResourceOrganizationYearDetails
Natural Capital ProtocolNatural Capital Coalition2016The Natural Capital Protocol is a standardized framework to help generate trusted, credible and actionable information to inform business decisions. The Protocol offers a clear process for business to measure and value direct and indirect impacts and dependencies on natural capital.
Natural Capital Protocol Business PrimerNatural Capital Coalition2016The Primer is a short introduction to the Natural Capital Protocol and accompanying sector guides for business leaders. It sets out why applying the Protocol and including natural capital in business considerations will improve your decision making.
Natural Capital Protocol User Templates Natural Capital Coalition 2016 The Protocol User Templates are designed to help structure outputs for each Step of the Natural Capital Protocol. You are invited to adapt and add to the tables in this document, to fit your own needs and objectives.
Natural Capital Protocol Graphics & Diagrams Natural Capital Coalition 2016 Here you can find digital copies of all images, graphics and diagrams in the Natural Capital Protocol. These images are licensed for both internal and external use by all parties.
Natural Capital Protocol Food and Beverage Sector Guide Natural Capital Coalition 2016 The Food and Beverage Sector Guide supports the Protocol by providing additional guidance and sector-specific insights. The Guide should be used alongside the Protocol.
Natural Capital Protocol Apparel Sector Guide Natural Capital Coalition 2016 The Apparel Sector Guide supports the Protocol by providing additional guidance and sector-specific insights. The Guide should be used alongside the Protocol.
Natural Capital Protocol Finance Sector Supplement Natural Capital Coalition, Natural Capital Finance Alliance, VDBO In development [Currently in development] The Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol will provide guidance to help financial institutions incorporate the consideration of natural capital impacts and dependencies into their lending, investment and insurance practices and processes.

Other mapping exercises:

ResourceOrganizationYearDetails
Eco4Biz WBCSD 2014 Eco4Biz is a structured overview of existing tools and approaches, relevant to ecosystem services and biodiversity, which can help support business decision making.
Taking Stock Natural Capital Coalition 2014 Taking Stock offers an inventory of initiatives and applications relevant for valuing natural capital. This research provided a baseline to inform the Natural Capital Protocol project.
Making the Invisible Visible (BSR, 2015) BSR 2015 This working paper offers a unique view of the full suite of existing and emerging tools. It also suggests potentially promising areas of corporate application and summarizes the challenges that private sector representatives reported during interviews in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Finally, the report lays out a few pathways forward that could accelerate pilot testing, as well as the process of verifying and validating ecosystem services tools.
NEAT-Tree Project lead Prof Alister Scott, resource hosted by the Ecosystems Knowledge Network 2014 The NEAT (National Ecosystem Approach Toolkit) Tree is a UK based inventory of tools that can help to mainstream the Ecosystem Approach in policy and decision-making processes across the built and natural environment. A follow-on project from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment.
Natural Capital Accounting for Business: Guide to Selecting an Approach (EU, 2014) EU Business and Biodiversity Platform 2014 An output of the EU Business and Biodiversity Platform. Developed to help companies understand what is meant by NCA for business and to help them select NCA approaches and tools suitable for their specific circumstances. To be used in conjunction with the NCA Decision-Matrix Tool (Excel).
Tool Assessor Ecosystems Knowledge Network 2014 Tool Assessor promotes tools that help people manage the environment as an asset, rather than simply managing it for nature conservation objectives. It encompasses tools that can be used in the UK. Users can search and read profiles of analytical tools, and provide comments on their use.
NI4Biz Tool Factsheets (or Natural Infrastructure for Business) WBCSD 2015 The NI4Biz Platform was developed by WBCSD, CH2M (with support from The Nature Conservancy), and other companies, to introduce business leaders and practitioners to natural infrastructure. The factsheets list tools that support business decision-making when developing natural infrastructure projects
Oppla Over 60 universities, research institutes, agencies and enterprises are contributing to Oppla as part of a joint activity between the OPERAs and OpenNESS projects, funded by the European Commission FP7 Programme. 2016 Oppla brings together the latest thinking on nature-based solutions, simplifying how we share, obtain and create knowledge to better manage our environment. Obtain guidance, software, data and other useful resources - as well as promote the outputs of your own project or network in the marketplace.
Earth Economics Ecosystem Valuation Toolkit (EVT) Earth Economics Since 1998 EVT provides defensible monetary values for natural assets. It consists of an ever-growing database of ecosystem service values from carefully vetted sources and a web-based tool for calculating ecosystem service values and performing natural capital appraisal. EVT is a proprietary tool; for more information contact [email protected]
ValuES Methods Navigator GIZ, funded by BMUB/IKI Since 2013 In its inventory of methods, the GIZ ValuES program - funded by BMUB-IKI - collects methods and approaches used for assessing and valuing ecosystem services in order to support decision-making. The methods navigator allows the user to explore suitable methods for a particular case and provides detailed information on each method.