TEDx Talk by Eva Zabey: The Economy, It's Nature's Business
14 May 2012 | News story
CEC member Lizzie Crudgington shares a link. Eva Zabey of the WBCSD is currently leading work on using eco- system valuation in a business context
This TEDxTalk by Eva Zabey draws on her work for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) where she is currently leading work on using ecosystem valuation in a business context. Click here to vie "The Economy, It's Nature's Business" >>
Eva Zabey has lead projects that include the Water Scenarios to 2025, the Global Water Tool to map companies' water-related risks, and a game that explores how to "Buy, Sell, Trade!" ecosystem services. Her background is in ecology (BSc -- Imperial College London, Masters in environmental management -- EPFL in Switzerland). What sparked her interest in business initially was a WWF biodiversity study she led for a cement company.
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