More and more companies are profiting through the “circular economy,” or an economic model by which waste is not just avoided, but completely re-envisaged.
More than 150 companies have committed to align their emissions-reduction goals with what the science says is necessary to limit temperature rise to 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). Here's what some pioneering corporations are saying about setting science-based emissions targets.
Companies, especially those with consumer-facing brands, have become increasingly concerned about the reputational, operational and legal risks posed by deforestation. So some are seeking out ways to root it out of their supply chains.
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.
A new initiative launched in Paris this week demonstrates the growing recognition that action by financial institutions – both public and private – is necessary to begin shifting trillions of dollars toward low-carbon development.
The new CAIT Climate Data Explorer Business platform makes it easy to access, compare and visualize corporate emissions and emissions-reduction targets.
The companies represent $932 billion in revenue and 476 million tonnes of annual greenhouse gas emissions. Their commitment to align their emissions-reduction goals with what the latest climate science says is necessary to limit warming to 2 degrees C will make a huge impact.
Just 10 years ago, many corporate executives wouldn’t even say the words “climate change.” Now, hundreds are taking action by setting internal prices on carbon, adopting science-based emissions targets and signing climate action pledges.
WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer answers the question: Is it possible to enjoy rising levels of prosperity and also enjoy clean air, pure water, green spaces and uncongested, livable cities?