A new draft guide answers questions like: What do CEOs need to know about carbon pricing? What does corporate leadership on carbon pricing look like? And what can businesses learn from those that already have internal prices on carbon?
Resource-strapped law enforcement agencies and companies with complex supply chains struggle to curb illegally sourced wood. That's where DNA analysis and other advanced technologies can play a role.
Climate change is a risk that, while significant, is oftentimes misunderstood by the financial community. The new Carbon Asset Risk Discussion Framework aims to help financial institutions identify and understand climate-related risks to their portfolios.
Businesses can help move international climate action forward through direct interventions in their own operations and by creating a surround sound of support. Global Director of WRI's Business Center Kevin Moss lays out a five-point checklist.
The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies in 2015 to commit to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. These targets can help prevent the worst impacts of climate change while safeguarding businesses' profitability.
Using renewable materials like certified sustainable paper and bioplastics creates clear environment benefits. So why aren't more businesses using them in their supply chains?
The value of sustainability is oftentimes misunderstood by businesses and investors seeking to quantify more immediate impacts on revenue growth. Goldman Sachs' director of environmental markets, Kyung-Ah Park, explains how businesses can better engage investors in their corporate sustainability efforts.
Companies are realizing that managing water within their four walls is insufficient. Only coordinated, collective action can protect water resources and mitigate long-term business risks.
Potential emissions of oil and gas companies’ fossil fuel reserves could make or break whether the world stays within its "carbon budget."
The shale gas revolution, which began nearly 10 years ago in the United States, is poised to spread across the globe. For many countries, shale gas could strengthen energy security while cutting emissions.
But unlocking this massive resource comes with a significant environmental risk: access to freshwater for drinking, agriculture, and industrial use.