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 That's surprising, because its take on corporate sustainability is insufficient and outdated.
Climate experts have long considered heavy transportation one of the hardest parts of the economy to clean up. But new research shows that trucking, shipping and aviation can in fact become carbon-neutral, at very low cost.
In this webinar, experts share tools and research relevant to fashion companies seeking to address their environmental impacts.
Japan has as many companies with science-based targets for reducing climate emissions as anyone but the United States. The secret? They're the only country that offers government support to companies trying to set targets, part of a broader emphasis on private sector engagement in the country's climate plan.
Clothing and footwear companies now have guidance through the Science Based Targets initiative on how to set Paris-consistent climate goals. To really cut emissions, they'll need to work together and focus on value chains.
This guidance provides recommendations for companies in the apparel and footwear sector to set science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. It provides case studies on best practices in target setting and strategies for achieving emissions reductions.
More and more companies and cities are setting 100% renewable energy goals. But how and when these customers use the electricity they buy also matters. Here are five other things large energy buyers can do to help green the U.S. electric grid.
More than 360 companies committed to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains by 2020. Most are not on track to meet this target, but Global Forest Watch Pro can help.
More than 500 companies representing $10 trillion have committed to adopting science-based emissions-reduction targets. These actions aren't just good for the climate – research shows they can be good for bottom lines.
Join WRI, CDP, WWF and UN Global Compact for a webinar on April 30 to learn about the updates and have your questions answered by SBTi experts. We will host two sessions to accommodate audiences across the globe.
Public-private collaboration must upend the current paradigm of waste management and replace it with a circular economy that is regenerative by design.
Share your "climate story." Meet policymakers where they are. Push government to be bolder. This is your 2019 corporate climate lobbyist checklist.
This paper provides recommendations for companies to improve the credibility and consistency of claims they make about the comparative greenhouse gas impacts of their products, frequently called “avoided emissions”.
Corporations increasingly claim that their products reduce emissions. But these claims are often unverifiable or inaccurate, according to WRI's investigation of more than 300 companies.