In order to expand the competencies in the field of environmental-economic accounting, our key specialists have joined the electronic online training course "Introduction to the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA) - Central Framework"
The e-course is held by the United Nations Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP) from April 6 to May 15, 2020. This course consists of 5 modules.
Module 1 “Introduction to SEEA” includes information on the policy relevance of the SEEA, on the basic principles of SEEA, on connections with the SNA and on the SEEA implementation strategy. Module 2 “Accounting for physical flows” discusses the principles of physical flow accounting, and physical flow accounting for energy, water and materials. Module 3 “Accounting for environmental assets”, examines the structure of asset accounts and the principles of asset accounting, as well as mineral, energy, land, soil, water and biological resources. Module 4 “Environmental Activity Accounts” includes environmental activity accounts and statistics, accounting for other environmental transactions, as well as combined presentations, aggregates and indicators. Module 5 is devoted to an overview of subsystems, applications, and extensions of SEEA.
Participation in this course, obtaining new up-to-date information is extremely important for us, as we have been supporting national and regional statistical services in implementation new environmental indicators, as well as environmental-economic accounting since 1996. We develop environmental indicators and indicators of environmental-economic accounting for various territories, taking into account their features and development priorities; we determine the real economic value of natural objects for various perspectives and develop the most economically efficient options for their use. This helps our clients make informed strategic development decisions at all levels of management; identify measures to increase the profitability and sustainability of the development of territories and corporations; increase the efficiency of the use of natural capital.