A Mexican company uses microbes to reduce chemicals used in agriculture and water treatment.
A company selling refurbished photocopiers creates jobs while reducing electronic waste.
A renewable energy company provides clean electricity and job opportunities to India’s rural poor.
A company sourcing Brazil nuts creates both environmental benefits and solid profits.
Bringing clean energy to India's rural poor consumers creates cascading economic and social benefits, in addition to profits.
This piece originally appeared in The Economic Times (India).
New analysis from WRI and rating agency Standard & Poor’s looks at impacts on businesses and credit quality.
If passed, the American Power Act (APA) would require companies to hold permits to emit GHGs for all emissions from facilities emitting more than 25,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) or equivalent gre
WRI and Standard & Poor’s were unable to conduct a full assessment of credit quality per subsector under EPA regulation because of limited information on the EPA’s anticipated regulatory approach
The criteria for determining free allowances may change in future climate policy proposals, including the possibility of not distributing any free allowances to industry.
GHG emissions compliance costs should be minimal for 10 of the 13 subsectors eligible for free emissions allowances in 2016, in WRI’s view.