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Science-based Emissions Targets: The Key to Sending a Strong Corporate Signal Before COP 21

  • International Climate Action
  • Business
  • COP21
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Nearly 90 companies have committed to set a science-based emissions-reduction target. Photo by Mike Steinhoff/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Business
  • COP21
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Who Is Speaking on Climate Policy for Your Company?

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Climate
Large companies can be involved in hundreds of trade associations around the world. Photo by Corey Seeman/Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Climate
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Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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The Business Case for Science-Based Targets to Reduce Emissions

  • climate science
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
69 companies, including Honda, Nestlé and Hewlett-Packard have committed to setting these science-based targets to cut their greenhouse emissions, and some have publicly announced them. Photo by UN/Flickr.
  • climate science
  • Business
  • GHG emissions

4 Cutting-Edge Technologies to Catch Illegal Loggers

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • illegal logging
Logging in Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Ben Beiske/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • illegal logging
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Dispelling 4 Myths about Climate Change and Investment Risk

  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance
Physical risks like drought are only some of the climate-related risks investors face. Photo by Don DeBold/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Finance

Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
The electricity system will have to be decarbonized, probably more quickly than many in the sector are comfortable with. Working with large buyers that want to move quickly could lead to decarbonizing in an orderly way that drives down the cost for everyone. Photo by Windwärts Energie/Flickr
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21

Unilever CEO Paul Polman Discusses Sustainable Business Strategy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
Unilever CEO Paul Polman. Photo by Sebastian Derungs/World Economic Forum
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
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RELEASE: Global Commission Finds Economic Growth Can Close the Emissions Gap

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
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Supporting the New Climate Agreement: A Checklist for Business

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The recent Business & Climate Summit took place in Paris, France. Photo by Max Mayorov/Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
News
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • GHG emissions
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. Photo by Stephanie Meshke/Flickr
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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3 Activities that Can Help Investors Become More “Climate Friendly”

  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
Solar panels at the Nellis Air Force Base in the United States. Photo by U.S. Air Force/Wikimedia Commons
  • Climate
  • Business
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels

Responding to Resource Scarcity: Supply Chain Perspectives

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
Renewable materials offer clear benefits over their conventional counterparts, so why aren't more businesses using them? Photo by Sam Beebe/Flickr
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
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Extending Indonesia’s Forest Moratorium Is a Win for Business

  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Economics
  • biodiversity
  • Business
  • Forests
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What Does it Really Mean When a Company Commits to “Zero Deforestation”?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Flora and fauna of the Borneo Rainforest. Photo by Bill Barclay, Rainforest Action Network
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • natural infrastructure
  • Business
  • natural resources

An Opportunity for Cooperative Clean Energy Solutions for Utilities and Companies

  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
A solar array in California. Photo by Steve Jurvetson/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
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Solar panels in Palo Alto, California. Photo by Richard Masoner/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy