Accounting for the Condition of Environmental Assets

Environmental condition accounts will put environmental information on a level playing field with economic information.

A paper presented to the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental Accounting at the Technical Meeting on Ecosystem Accounts in London, 5-7 December 2011.


Mr Peter Cosier


This paper is a synthesis of the work of the many authors who have contributed to the development of three primary sources from which this paper is derived: Accounting for Nature: A model for construction the National Environmental Accounts of Australia (2008); A Common Currency for Building Environmental (Ecosystem) Accounts, (2010); and Australian Regional Environmental Accounts Trials, 2011: Draft Guidelines (2011).