Reports and publications

Reports and publications

The OEP is committed to being an open and transparent body that shares its knowledge and data with others. We will regularly publish information about our organisation and its findings on the environment.

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Final response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report

30.10.2020

This report, published in October 2020, sets out the NCC’s natural capital asset-based framework for assessing progress against the 25 Year Environment Plan. It shows how to apply this framework to independently scrutinise progress, laying the foundation for the OEP to undertake this role from 2021.This report also highlights the priority areas the government should focus on to reverse declines in our natural assets.

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Interim response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report and advice on a green economic recovery

31.07.2020

The interim response and advice on a green economic recovery document, published in July 2020, sets out the NCC’s interim assessment of the government’s second 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report. This paper also presents the NCC’s recommendations to government for delivering a green economic recovery.

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Response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report 2019

30.09.2019

The response document, published in September 2019, sets out the NCC’s assessment of the government’s first 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report. The paper also presents the NCC’s recommendations to government on how to improve the reporting framework for future progress reports.

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Natural Capital Committee’s advice on an environmental baseline census of natural capital stocks: an essential foundation for the government’s 25 Year Environment Plan

30.09.2019

This 2019 paper sets out the NCC’s advice to government on establishing an environmental baseline census of natural capital stocks. This is an essential foundation for measuring the progress of the 25 Year Environment Plan.

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Natural Capital Committee advice on marine and the 25 year environment plan

01.05.2019

This 2019 paper sets out the NCC’s advice to government on management of the marine environment. It makes recommendations taking into account the broad goals of the 25 Year Environment Plan.

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Natural Capital Committee advice to government on the 25 Year Environment Plan

30.09.2017

The advice report, published in September 2017, sets out the NCC’s advice to government on the development and implementation of the 25 Year Environment Plan. It includes the NCC’s thoughts on what the plan should aim to achieve, how it will do that and what success will look like.

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Economic valuation and its applications in natural capital management and the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan

01.04.2017

The NCC defined natural capital as “those elements of the natural environment which provide valuable goods and services to people, such as the stock of forests, water, land, minerals and oceans”. This 2017 publication provides details of the types of decisions for which natural capital values might be useful and some principles to guide the choice of approaches to valuation.

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Improving natural capital: an assessment of progress

24.01.2017

This report makes a series of recommendations to government on developing the 25 Year Environment Plan.

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The government’s response to the Natural Capital Committee’s third State of Natural Capital report

22.09.2015

This response sets out how the government will act on the recommendations in the NCC’s third State of Natural Capital report.

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