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A Global Greening: Green Building Certification Programs Make Gains

  • Buildings
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainability initiative
WRI office renovated lobby
  • Buildings
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainability initiative
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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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Getting It Right: A New Global Model to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Finance
  • COP
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainable development goals
Photo Credit: U.S. Mission to the United Nations at Rome
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Finance
  • COP
  • climate policy
  • poverty
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainable development goals
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business

Walking the Talk: WRI Uses Fiber Analysis to Test Office Paper Products

  • Business
  • Forests
  • paper
  • sustainability initiative
  • Business
  • Forests
  • paper
  • sustainability initiative
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4 Lessons on Environmental Sustainability that Every Corporation Should Learn

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability initiative
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability initiative
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Big Business and Sustainability: The Missing Links

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainable strategy
  • water
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainable strategy
  • water

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