UN Climate Summit 2014: LIVE BLOG

WRI will be liveblogging during the 9/23 summit, tracking major announcements and offering expert commentary throughout the day.

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Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard

This standard (also referred to
as the Scope 3 Standard) provides requirements and
guidance for companies and other organizations to
prepare and publicly report a GHG emissions inventory
that includes indirect emissions resulting from value
chain activities (i.e.,...

Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

Ready to scale up, six environmental entrepreneurs from around the world make their case to investors in New York City.


Q&A: What is a "Green Economy?"

The global recession has brought new attention to chronic structural flaws in current economic models and assumptions. As economies struggle to recover, many are taking a closer look at the broad concept of a "Green Economy," one that simultaneously promotes sustainability and economic growth What would this type of economy look like, and how could we get there? WRI Managing Director Manish Bapna responds to some of the most commonly-asked questions:


Environmental Entrepreneurs: Mexico's 'Échale a Tu Casa' Builds Green Houses for Low-Income Families

Houses crudely constructed from sheets of cardboard and aluminum start to appear just south of the Mexico-United States border and stretch across the Mexican landscape. These homes, which are often overcrowded, unstable and made of dangerous materials, provide stark visual evidence of Mexico’s severe housing shortage.



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