Businesses can help move international climate action forward through direct interventions in their own operations and by creating a surround sound of support. Global Director of WRI's Business Center Kevin Moss lays out a five-point checklist.
Climate experts call on the private sector to join other leading companies in minding the carbon budget to ensure a safe and profitable future.
PARIS (May 20, 2015)– The Science Based Targets initiative – a partnership between CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF – today launched a global campaign to recruit 100 companies by the end of 2015 to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets in line with climate science.
The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies in 2015 to commit to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. These targets can help prevent the worst impacts of climate change while safeguarding businesses' profitability.
Warren Buffet once said, “Cash combined with courage in a time of crisis is priceless.” Will those with the “cash”—the institutional investors who own an estimated $70 trillion in capital—have the courage to respond?
Using renewable materials like certified sustainable paper and bioplastics creates clear environment benefits. So why aren't more businesses using them in their supply chains?
Indonesia will continue to ban new licenses to clear key forest areas. The policy brings benefits for the country's forests, climate and the economy.
The definitions of a forest, deforestation and zero deforestation are more complicated than you might think.
Decision-makers oftentimes treat the services that ecosystems provide—like water filtration or flood protection—as a free benefit. A new issue brief can help them account for nature's full worth.
A growing number of companies want utilities to provide access to long-term, fixed price renewable energy. Utilities that deliver are able to retain large customers, attract new ones and drive economic growth.
Caterpillar's Global Director of Sustainable Development, Tim Lindsey, explains how sustainability drives innovation.