On November 15th, Governors of nine Midwestern U.S. states and the Premier of Manitoba signed the Midwestern Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord, a new agreement to establish regional goals and initiatives to increase energy security, promote renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Each year, we evaluate the impact of our work in four sustainable development goal areas and announce our top ten outcomes. Each is a glimpse of what’s possible when we work together as a global community.
“The Thinkers 50” biennial poll of the most influential business people in the world is topped by WRI board member C.K. Prahalad. The recognition speaks volumes about business-led approaches to sustainability around the world.
Many Peruvian school children aren’t taught that isolated indigenous groups live in the Amazon tropical forests of their country. Further, some mining and oil company officials continue to deny that these communities exist.
By Jon Sohn, Sarah Paraghamian, Richard Chase Smith on October 12, 2007
The following letter was sent to the Socially Sustainable Development Unit of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank on October 12th, 2007, regarding the proposed Environmental Development Policy Loan to Peru.