For the 13th year, World Resources Institute will host Stories to Watch, an event looking at the big stories that will shape the world in the coming year. Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, World Resources Institute, will offer his views on the major economic, social, environment and development issues for 2016.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers is an interactive map that reveals where buyers can access the renewable energy they want at the scale they need through their utility.
In the days after President Donald Trump's Executive Order reversing U.S. leadership on climate action, some of the world's biggest U.S.-based corporations were among the loudest voices of dissent.
The U.S. Green Tariff Deals graph explores the renewable contracts signed by large-scale energy buyers and monopoly utilities via green tariffs.
The U.S. Renewable Energy Map: A Guide for Corporate Buyers answers the question, "where is there opportunity to purchase large-scale renewable energy from utilities across the United States?" By identifying these opportunities...
The Sustainable Development Goals are good for business.
Many companies are wary to confront an uncomfortable topic — that we can’t continue on the current path of unchecked consumption without draining the world’s resources in just a few decades.
The Elephant in the Boardroom: Why Unchecked Consumption is Not an Option in Tomorrow’s Markets is a new working paper from WRI that can guide discussion within companies about an uncomfortable truth: many of today’s business models are not fit for tomorrow’s resource-strained world....
Many businesses measure growth by selling more stuff to more people. But in a resource-constrained future, companies can't thrive under this model.
Climate change risks to corporations, their investors and the planet are increasing markedly. Those who heed the call to act by pricing carbon, setting a science-based emissions target and more will materially increase their odds of prospering.