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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair

  • Business
  • the trump administration
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • Climate
  • sustainable business
  • United States
WRI CEO and President Andrew Steer and other members of the CEO Climate Dialogue meet with senators, November 5, 2019
  • Business
  • the trump administration
  • climate policy
  • business opportunity
  • Climate
  • sustainable business
  • United States

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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3 Ways Business Must Use Political Influence to Champion Climate Ambition

  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Climate leaders lobby for climate action. Flickr/Phil Roeder
  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
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How Restaurants Can Cut Food Waste on Valentine’s Day – and Every Day

  • Business
  • business opportunity
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
Mexican restaurant
  • Business
  • business opportunity
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
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For Small Businesses in Africa, Climate Resilience Is an Economic Opportunity

  • Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business
Herders with cattle in Tigray, Ethiopia. Mohammed Bakarr / GEF
  • Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • business opportunity
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • regreening africa restoration agriculture
  • restoration
  • sustainable business

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Low-Carbon Growth Is a $26 Trillion Opportunity. Here Are 4 Ways to Seize It.

  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment
Solar panels and wind turbines
  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

As Apple, Google and Others Promote Renewable Power, What Is the Best Way to Evaluate Corporate Energy Leadership?

  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
Solar panels installed at the Googleplex.
  • adaptation finance
  • business opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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5 Things Companies Can Do to Grow in a Water-Stressed World

  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • sustainable business
  • water
  • water stress
Ford's River Rouge factory.
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • sustainable business
  • water
  • water stress

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
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What We’d Tell CEOs About the Elephant in the Boardroom

  • business opportunity
  • Business
Earnings report.
  • business opportunity
  • Business
  • carbon pricing
  • business opportunity
  • United States
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In Business, What Is Transformative Change?

  • business opportunity
  • Business
  • markets
  • sustainable business
A London department store.
  • business opportunity
  • Business
  • markets
  • sustainable business
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RELEASE: The Future Depends on Decoupling Business Growth from Resource Use

  • car sharing
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • economy
  • WRI board of directors
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • agriculture
  • innovation
  • sustainable business
  • car sharing
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • economy
  • WRI board of directors
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • agriculture
  • innovation
  • sustainable business

ADVISORY: Press Call: The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste with Tesco CEO Dave Lewis

  • business opportunity
  • finance
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • business opportunity
  • finance
  • Food Loss and Waste
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

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