Eight Forms Of Capital
Posted by Deven Shah on Dec 10, 2013
The Oxford American Dictionary states that capital is, “wealth in the form of money or other assets” and a “valuable resource of a particular kind.” What are these ‘other assets’?
As the authors of this article considered the ‘mapping financial ecosystems’ exercise, a bigger picture began to emerge and these “Eight Forms of Capital” emerged: spiritual, social, material, financial, living (natural), cultural, experiential and intellectual.
The article also talks about the eight forms of currency associated with each form of capital: