Today at a virtual event, P4G announced FINISH Mondial as its 2020 State-of-the-Art Partnership of the Year for scaling safe sanitation access to more than 5 million people across six countries, with an innovative self-sustaining model that involves both the demand and supply side of access. To help multistakeholder partnerships like this increase their impact, World Resources Institute (WRI) also released a new report today that identifies four key success factors to transformative partnerships that can advance sustainable development around the world.
To date more than 55 financial institutions, of which 14 are headquartered in Asia, have committed to set science-based targets. This webinar will explore how new Financial Sector Guidance from the Science Based Targets initiative can help financial institutions set science-based targets.
Even in the face of COVID-19, we cannot lose sight of another urgent and looming challenge: climate change. That’s why leading businesses are in support of enacting policies in the short term in order to lay a foundation for bolder action in the long term.
Two major trade associations, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable, have opposite stances on climate action. And yet dozens of CEOs are members of both organizations.
The UN's 75th General Assembly last week offered a crucial moment for leaders to demonstrate global solidarity for a fairer, safer, stronger world amid the sweeping impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and a changing climate.
The Clothing Reuse Market Makers project will present its findings and tools to help companies move to reuse business models in a just and environmentally responsible way.
75 years ago, the United Nations was founded on the belief that countries must work together to address global issues. As the world faces climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, some national governments are living up to this belief more than others — but crucial actors may be able to turn the tide.
Join us for a global webinar that explores how multi-stakeholder partnerships can help accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The webinar will include the live presentation of the 2020 P4G State-of-the-Art Partnerships Award Winners, the findings of WRI's new report, A Time for Transformative Partnerships, and a high-level discussion on how to accelerate the progress of multi-stakeholder partnerships for the SDGs.
The Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of chief executive officers from more than 200 leading companies - representing every sector of the economy - issued a call for ambitious action on climate change. In “Addressing Climate Change: Principles and Policies,” BRT calls on the federal government, including Congress, to enact climate policies in line with the US commitment to the Paris Agreement. Following is a statement from Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, World Resources Institute:
This paper discusses the need to prioritize a just transition to reuse business models in the apparel sector by mapping stakeholders and mitigating unintended consequences.
Financial institutions are the vital link to achieving a net-zero world. Learn about a new framework for aligning lending and investment portfolios with the Paris Agreement.
Recognizing the importance of keeping global warming to 1.5°C, companies are increasingly adopting net-zero climate targets. But how can they be sure that their targets are consistent with the reductions that science tells us is needed?
The take-make-waste model is driving the climate crisis and depleting the planet of much-needed resources. Here are 3 ways to transition toward circularity.
To help the financial sector realize its potential to drive down global GHG emissions, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is creating a framework for financial institutions to set science-based climate targets in line with the ambition of the Paris Agreement.
155 companies have signed a statement urging governments around the world to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.
Science-based targets require that organizations address emissions generated by their own operations and those of their suppliers. How can sustainable purchasers build a procurement strategy aligned with science-based targets?
Even before the coronavirus crisis hit, we knew the status quo was not sustainable for resilient, thriving societies and economies. All of us — including the business community — need to consider what happens as we emerge from this crisis.
Learn what stakeholders had to say about how financial institutions should set targets to align their lending and investment portfolios with the level of ambition required by climate science.
Ceres 2020 will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up solutions to the most pressing global sustainability challenges.
In this critical year for climate action, more than 800 companies have committed to set science-based targets to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. This is a hopeful sign, but not enough. Financial institutions are the vital link to enable the system-wide change we need.