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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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INSIDER: The IPCC Updated its Emissions Guidance for the First Time in 13 Years. Here's Why That Matters.

  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
Power plant components in Germany.
  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
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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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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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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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RELEASE: First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
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Walking the Talk

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Let's Make It Earth and Prosperity Day

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
You can’t tackle poverty and spur economic growth without protecting the environment, and you can’t protect the environment without finding ways to make the economy grow while improving people’s lives. Photo by Global Water Partnership/Flickr.
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
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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
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4 Actions Companies Can Take to Source Legal Wood

  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Some countries have harvest or export bans on certain species or certain forms of harvested timber. It is important for companies to consider which timber species they are using and where they are purchasing from. Photo credit: Tim Gage, Flickr 2007
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
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Demystifying the Role of Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessments

  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
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Nitrogen Trifluoride Now Required in GHG Protocol Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories

  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
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Step-by-Step Guidance on Corporate Water Disclosure

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk

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