Capitals Coalition

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.75 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Capitals Coalition

    EU Transparency Register

    658097538474-53 First registered on 10 Jun 2020

    Goals / Remit

    Our ambition is that by 2030 the majority of business, finance and government will include all capitals in their decision making, and that this will deliver a fairer, just and more sustainable world​.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Green Deal, Biodiversity Strategy, Circular Economy Strategy, Farm to Fork Strategy, Sustainable Finance Strategy, Non-Financial Reporting Directive, Accountancy Directive, Bird Directive, Habitats Directive, EU Business@Biodiversity Platform.


    Head Office
    Koningskade 40
    Den Haag 2596 AA
    EU Office
    Koningskade 40
    Den Haag 2596 AA


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    Business for Nature, Economics for Nature (See also above)

    Member organisations

    Capitals Coalition is not a membership organization. We have entities who support our work and form the coalition but they are not members as such.

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    Donations, EU funding, Grants

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution Mava Foundation Pour La Nature 778,427€
    Contribution United Nations Environment Programme (TEEB) 318,070€
    Contribution Stichting Benevolentia (Porticus) 366,333€
    Contribution The Ford Foundation 346,290€
    Contribution EU REA (SUSTAIN) 370,799€
    Grant EU REA (SUSTAIN) 370,799€
    Grant Value Balancing Alliance (EU LIFE TRANSPARENT) 60,633€
    Grant WCMC Europe (Align EU Funding) 65,671€
    Grant EU REA (SELINA) 34,200€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant EU REA (SELINA) 135,223€
    Grant EU REA (SUSTAIN) 276,084€
    Grant ALIGN (EU FUNDING) 53,930€
    Grant Value Balancing Alliance (EU LIFE TRANSPARENT) 15,606€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    Relevant reports and documents:

    - Natural Capital Protocol plus related guidance and toolkits:
    Social and Human Capitals Protocol -

    - Report on improving nature's visibility in financial accounting:

    - Report on the added value of nature for policy makers:

    Relevant campaigns and advocacy:  and

    Relevant current projects:
    - The Transparent project has developed the Natural Capital Management Accounting methodology - a first set of generally accepted accounting principles and guidelines regarding environmental impacts for business, together with the Value Balancing Alliance. The Methodology is aligned with and seeks to support the EU Green Deal.

    - The Align project ‘Aligning Accounting Approaches for Nature’ has developed "Recommendations for a standard on biodiversity measurement and valuation" for the private sector. Ongoing work includes the development of guidance for biodiversity measurement at a site level and for supply chains. Guidance is also being developed for the finance sector. Notes are being developed to explore the links with the Global Biodiversity Framework targets and Nature Positive initiatives. This work assists the European Commission’s efforts to support businesses, financial institutions and other stakeholders in developing standardized natural capital accounting practices.

    - Developing additional guidance on biodiversity, to complement the Natural Capital Protocol

    - Co-founding Business for Nature, together with WEF, WBCSD and others, to unite the voice of business on nature -

    - Promoting a Sustainable agriculture and food sector, together with UNEP and others -

    - High-level Business Actions on Nature launched at Davos by Capitals Coalition & Partners

    Capitals Approach – Case Studies

    - Digitalization of Sustainability Data Project -

    - Our Value Report 2022/23 Highlights: Our annual review - Capitals Coalition

    - Beyond ESG:  Bridging the gap between ESG and Impact (June 2022) –

    - Time to Take Stock: setting out proposed standardizations on how to address the stock rather than the flow of benefits and loss which is normally focused on (June 2022) – (Capitals Coalition community).

    Transforming Business: Valuing social and human capital

    - We have completed the development and started to promote the new online training course: Valuing Nature and People to Inform Business Decision-Making on Coursera platform.

    and the course published in 2023: Transforming Business: Valuing social and human capital

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    None declared

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