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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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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
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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PODCAST: Transportation Is the Heart of Cities

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Dockless bikes in Los Angeles.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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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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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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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
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
indigenous-people-forest
  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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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

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
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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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