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    Trees in the Greenhouse

    Why Climate Change is Transforming the Forest Products Business

    While there are risks for the forest products industry, it largely stands to gain from efforts to address global warming due to new opportunities for sustainable forestry.

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    Material Flows in the United States

    A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy

    This report analyzes WRI's material flow dataset by economic sector, identifies the environmental implications of national trends in materials use, and recommends several policy alternatives to the U.S. government for incorporating and using these accounts....

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    The 10 Big Questions For Corporate Forest Product Purchasing

    Corporate procurement managers are increasingly looking for ways to ensure that wood and paper-based products are environmentally and socially sound. The WRI/WBCSD procurement guide being released today is a toolbox to help them.

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    Greening the Urban Rooftop

    The rooftop at 10 G Street is about to get a lot greener---3,000 square feet to be exact. In real estate-scarce cities, commercial property owners nationwide are turning roof space into green space.

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    Video - Foresters Collude with Merchants: Coercing the Mayor to Cut the Forest

    These films show how Senegal's Forestry service, forest merchants, and other government agents are blocking local governments from playing their legal role in forest management and use.

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    Environmental Trends to Watch in 2008

    Trends to Watch is WRI's annual forecast of emerging issues that will have major impacts on environmental coverage in 2008. On climate change: what will happen between COP-13 in Bali, and COP-14 in Poznan? What role will China play? Will we see new legislation and regulations from Congress or the EPA? Where will biofuels and technology go? Where will the water come from? WRI President Jonathan Lash makes his predictions at the National Press Club.

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    WRI President Lash Named to List of 100 Top People in Business Ethics

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    p style="text-indent: 0.5in" class="MsoNormal">WRI President Jonathan Lash has been named to the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics listing by Ethisphere Magazine, a new "global publication dedicated to illuminating the important correlation between ethics and profit." The list, which will appear in the Q4 issue available in December, recognized individuals for "inspiring change in business ethics."

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    Las Páginas Verdes: Catalyzing Responsible Consumerism in Mexico

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    p>Last week, our New Ventures Mexico team announced the creation of Las Páginas Verdes ("Green Pages"), the country’s first sustainable products and services guide aimed at helping consumers make sustainable decisions about their purchases.

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    Corporate GPM Guide 8

    The Business Case for Corporate Use of Renewable Energy in Europe

    This WRI policy brief gives an overview of the benefits that are motivating businesses in Europe to switch to renewable energy.

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Trees in the Greenhouse

Why Climate Change is Transforming the Forest Products Business

While there are risks for the forest products industry, it largely stands to gain from efforts to address global warming due to new opportunities for sustainable forestry.

Material Flows in the United States

A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy

This report analyzes WRI's material flow dataset by economic sector, identifies the environmental implications of national trends in materials use, and recommends several policy alternatives to the U.S. government for incorporating and using these accounts....

The 10 Big Questions For Corporate Forest Product Purchasing

Corporate procurement managers are increasingly looking for ways to ensure that wood and paper-based products are environmentally and socially sound. The WRI/WBCSD procurement guide being released today is a toolbox to help them.

Share

Greening the Urban Rooftop

The rooftop at 10 G Street is about to get a lot greener---3,000 square feet to be exact. In real estate-scarce cities, commercial property owners nationwide are turning roof space into green space.

Share

Video - Foresters Collude with Merchants: Coercing the Mayor to Cut the Forest

These films show how Senegal's Forestry service, forest merchants, and other government agents are blocking local governments from playing their legal role in forest management and use.

Share

Environmental Trends to Watch in 2008

Trends to Watch is WRI's annual forecast of emerging issues that will have major impacts on environmental coverage in 2008. On climate change: what will happen between COP-13 in Bali, and COP-14 in Poznan? What role will China play? Will we see new legislation and regulations from Congress or the EPA? Where will biofuels and technology go? Where will the water come from? WRI President Jonathan Lash makes his predictions at the National Press Club.

Share

WRI President Lash Named to List of 100 Top People in Business Ethics

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p style="text-indent: 0.5in" class="MsoNormal">WRI President Jonathan Lash has been named to the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics listing by Ethisphere Magazine, a new "global publication dedicated to illuminating the important correlation between ethics and profit." The list, which will appear in the Q4 issue available in December, recognized individuals for "inspiring change in business ethics."

Share

Las Páginas Verdes: Catalyzing Responsible Consumerism in Mexico

<

p>Last week, our New Ventures Mexico team announced the creation of Las Páginas Verdes ("Green Pages"), the country’s first sustainable products and services guide aimed at helping consumers make sustainable decisions about their purchases.

Share

Corporate GPM Guide 8

The Business Case for Corporate Use of Renewable Energy in Europe

This WRI policy brief gives an overview of the benefits that are motivating businesses in Europe to switch to renewable energy.

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