Accounting for Nature Joins Forces with Nature Positive Economy CRC as Second Partner

October 5, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Accounting for Nature has officially become the second signed partner of Nature Positive Economy CRC. This monumental occasion not only marks a significant milestone in our individual and collective journeys but also lays the foundation for a unified step toward a nature-positive and sustainable future.


Why This Partnership Matters

Accounting for Nature has more than 15 years of experience behind it in creating a transparent, verifiable, and affordable environmental accounting framework to measure, monitor and report on the state of nature. Their rich legacy of science-backed development is making nature count in economic decisions pairs perfectly with Nature Positive Economy CRC’s mission to create a robust market for carbon offsetting, biodiversity credit trading, and other sustainable activities.

Dr Adrian Ward, Chief Executive Officer

Meet The Team

We are delighted to introduce you to a key figure at Accounting for Nature, who will be instrumental in this partnership:

With more than 15 years of experience in both the private and public sectors, Dr Ward specialises in managing businesses and offering advice and training centred on environmental markets and natural capital, both in Australia and internationally. He is a former Australian Government Greenhouse and energy Auditor, holding a Bachelor of Business, Post Graduate Certificate in Energy Economics, and a PhD in Environmental Finance. Dr Ward is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


The Synergies and Future Prospects

By collaborating with Nature Positive Economy CRC, we amplify the impact and reach of our Accounting for Nature® Framework. The organisation’s focus on multidisciplinary research and market development seamlessly aligns with our aims, enabling us to jointly set new standards in natural capital accounting. Together, we are committed to delivering innovative, scientifically rigorous, and practical solutions for a sustainable future.


What Drives Our Enthusiasm

Accounting for Nature was motivated to join the NPE CRC because it presents an unparalleled opportunity to carry out ground-breaking applied research in the realm of environmental assessment. Furthermore, we are excited about the NPE CRC’s forward-thinking programs, particularly those focused on measuring nature and green financing and markets. These programs are set to produce vital research that will be instrumental in transitioning to a nature-positive economy.”


How You Can Join Us

If you share our commitment to fostering a nature-positive economy, we invite you to become a part of this ground-breaking collaboration. Visit our websites to learn more about how you can contribute to this pioneering venture.

Here’s to building a future where nature not only counts but thrives — a future we can all be proud to have a hand in shaping!

Get in Contact

We are seeking feedback on the key elements of success for this proposal for a national, translational research centre that supports Australia’s transition to a nature positive economy.

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