By many accounts, 2017 has been a disastrous year for important environmental and economic issues. But even the most adverse conditions may hold unexpected blessings. WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer assesses this last year and the opportunities ahead in 2018.
With shareholder resolution at ExxonMobil, investors signal need for businesses to plan for low-carbon future.
Business markets are shifting towards sustainable models, and science, marketing, innovation and cooperation will be key to success.
Planetary resource limits mean businesses will soon have to make revolutionary, not incremental, changes.
Electricity for water treatment can be as much as one-third of a city's energy bill, and these "energy-water nexus" issues are becoming more and more concerning for businesses. A new GE and WRI report explores three innovative solutions for energy and water management.
2015 was a roller-coaster year for business and sustainability around the globe, ending with the groundbreaking Paris Agreement on climate change. Here are our top five stories illustrating the wild ride.
WASHINGTON (November 20, 2015)—On the opening day of COP21 in Paris, six heads of state from France, Chile, Ethiopia, Germany, Mexico and Canada, along with the leaders of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund called on countries and companies to put a price on carbon.
Journalists, investors and more are increasingly asking companies: How are your trade associations influencing climate policy?
The momentum behind corporate demand for renewable energy is spreading rapidly, beyond the early-adopters to a wider range of companies.