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  • New Ventures supports business solutions to the challenges of sustainable development by accelerating the growth of environmental enterprise in emerging markets.

  • Development Through Enterprise catalyzes sustainable economic growth by identifying market opportunities and business models that meet the needs of underserved communities in emerging economies.

  • Enhancing the transparency of countries’ pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Bringing together independent research institutes and civil society groups from key countries around the world to monitor national progress on climate change policy.

  • Helping the global community to forge a transformative and inclusive global sustainable development agenda by 2015.

  • Enhancing the climate resilience of vulnerable communities and the adaptive capacities of institutions in India to support development progress despite climate change.

  • Supporting low-cost innovations in tree, land and water management for improved food security, poverty reduction and climate resilience.

  • Raising awareness of threats to coral reefs and providing information and tools to manage coastal habitats more effectively.

  • With shale gas production changing the global energy picture, WRI analysis is helping to clarify the challenges and opportunities of this complex energy source.

  • Raising awareness of the threats facing the forests of the southern United States and laying the foundation to promote their conservation and sustainable management.

  • Strengthening land use laws and practices that impact forests to reduce deforestation and forest degradation and increase communities’ rights to natural resources.

  • Bringing together some of the world’s foremost economic experts to contribute to the global debate about climate change and economic policy, and to inform government, business and investment decisions.


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