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Make the Market Work for People and Planet

  • carbon pricing
  • science based targets
  • Economics
  • Business
  • finance
  • markets
Skyrise office buildings in Montréal, Canada
  • carbon pricing
  • science based targets
  • Economics
  • Business
  • finance
  • markets

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
Power lines at sunset.
  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
Insights

INSIDER: Using Transformative Partnerships to Create Change

  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • finance
  • investment
  • markets
A computer screen displaying a chart.
  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • finance
  • investment
  • markets

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Insights

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
News

RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
Insights

In Business, What Is Transformative Change?

  • business opportunity
  • Business
  • markets
  • sustainable business
A London department store.
  • business opportunity
  • Business
  • markets
  • sustainable business

ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
Insights

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways to Make Money in Land Restoration

  • Forests
  • investment
  • forest restoration
  • markets
  • restoration
father with daughter in flower field
  • Forests
  • investment
  • forest restoration
  • markets
  • restoration
News

STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

Palm Oil Mill Data: A Step Towards Transparency

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • markets
  • palm oil
Palm oil plantation
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • maps
  • markets
  • palm oil
News

STATEMENT: Unilever’s Carbon Positive Goal is “Audacious and Inspiring”

  • Business
  • electricity
  • business opportunity
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • business opportunity
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Forests for Carbon

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