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.
During Fashion Week, the apparel industry's sizeable impacts on people, land and water are a topic for concern. Making fashion sustainable begins with measurement and analysis of these impacts.
As populations grow and emerging markets industrialize, companies face the long-term challenge of meeting surging consumer demand while minimizing environmental damage. A first step toward solving this dilemma is for each business to evaluate its own unique risks at a time when unchecked consumption is unsustainable.
Electric vehicles are cleaner, but they're only part of the climate solution.
An open letter to the CEOs reluctant to address the business risks of reliance on increasing consumption without addressing natural resource limits.
Growth of the multi-trillion-dollar apparel industry has been fed by "fast fashion," which makes clothing cheaply and quickly with a low price-tag. Six graphics show how this trend and others can add to water stress, pollution and other environmental impacts.
In the first G7 gathering since President Donald Trump's Paris pull-out, environment ministers managed to issue a joint communique, even though the United States disagreed with the other six countries on two Paris-related provisions.
Companies from Kenya to the United States are making money by restoring degraded forests and landscapes.
Implementation Guide for Utilities: Designing Renewable Energy Products to Meet Large Energy Customer Needs
Large-scale corporate energy buyers are seeking renewable energy as a central element of their overall energy strategy. In a few states, these commercial and industrial (C&I) customers have collaborated with their utilities to create new opportunities to buy renewable energy in ways that...