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.
Accelerating the transition to a global circular economy
Join this webinar to learn about the Science Based Targets initiative's new project to help companies in the chemicals sector set science-based targets.
During this workshop, stakeholders will have a chance to participate in a live discussion and provide feedback on draft criteria for financial institutions to set science-based targets.
2020 will inevitably be a turning point for the environment. Key decisions on climate change, the ocean and biodiversity will determine if it is a turning point for the better or for the worse.
For restaurants and food service businesses, one way to cut greenhouse gas emissions is to nudge diners to eat their vegetables. New research shows there's a whole host of strategies the food service industry can borrow from behavioral science.
This webinar provides an opportunity for financial institutions in Oceania and Asia Pacific to learn about progress being made towards methods for financial institutions to align their lending and investment portfolios with the ambition of the Paris Agreement.
Water-related risk is a growing economic threat. The private sector has a unique opportunity to shift corporate culture toward more sustainable practices that will spur long-term solutions to systemic water problems.
Join us for a discussion on reducing corporate value chain (scope 3) greenhouse gas emissions through meaningful supplier engagement.
If we really want to solve the climate crisis, the time has come for companies to push for federal policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And that means making sure trade associations are on board with climate action.
Join WRI expert Moushumi Chaudhury at this webinar where you will learn how to make your business resilient to climate change.
Hear what financial institutions have to say about draft science-based target setting methods.
This guide aims to help companies set effective site water targets that are informed by catchment context, which can create value and lessen risks for the company and support collective action.
Research shows that ambition to tackle big sustainability problems can emerge when the private and public sector recognize and reciprocate one another's efforts. Right now, one such "ambition loop," which aims to reduce deforestation related to your chocolate bars, is in danger of stalling out.
Too much food is lost or wasted, and the lack of efficiency is very bad for the climate. A progress report suggests that governments and businesses need to do more if they're going to meet Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, which calls for the world to halve food loss and waste by 2030.
Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition.
The circular economy holds tons of promise, but it's not a silver bullet for employment, sustainability and prosperity. Companies and governments must carefully measure the anticipated and actual impact of these actions and ensure they take us in the right direction—not into a circular but even less sustainable future.
The Business Roundtable's new "Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation" received a lot of positive press. That's surprising, because its take on corporate sustainability is insufficient and outdated.