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.
There are more than 570 million farms in the world. We know shockingly little about them.
Join WRI and the Science Based Targets initiative for a webinar on science-based targets and a discussion on how the private sector can support increased mitigation ambition.
One garbage truck of clothes is burned or sent to landfills every second! This linear fashion model of buying, wearing and quickly discarding clothes negatively affects people and the planet’s resources.
The Annual Climate Leadership Conference (March 20-22) brings together influential climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from around the globe to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions.
Before plastics became nature's enemy — back in the mid-19th century — they were meant to be nature's friend. Here and now, plastics have become civilization's frenemy. Businesses need to adjust to that.
When it comes to combating climate change, neither governments nor businesses can do it alone. We need bold action from both so they can push each other toward a more prosperous, zero-carbon economy.
Advancing sustainable water management in the private sector by driving innovation in water-related data, tools and strategies.
Companies have set to work on the scenario analysis recommended by the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
From record-breaking temperatures to rampant wildfires, the signs of climate change are everywhere. Companies can respond by measuring their emissions, setting science-based targets to reduce them and pricing carbon.