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The World Bank Natural Capital Accounting

Accordingly to the World Bank, Natural capital is a critical asset, especially for developing countries where it makes up a significant share (36%) of total wealth. The World Bank does not limit its action to scientific and technical papers elaboration, like the well-know  Where is the Wealth of the Nation” ?

An important international initiative is WAVES , the Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services, a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.