One-third of all food produced ultimately goes uneaten. Retailers and others are responding with clever inventions that reduce food loss and waste in stores, supply chains and homes.
WRI's Better Buying Lab researches ways to get more people to eat plant-based foods. One early finding: Changing the name of one Panera soup from "low-fat vegetarian black bean" to "Cuban black bean" boosted sales by 13 percent.
From sustainable fashion to "micromobility," seven stories playing out in 2019 will influence the future of environment and international development.
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.
WASHINGTON—Join us for World Resources Institute's Stories to Watch 2019 on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Dr. Andrew Steer, president & CEO, will share insights on emerging trends in the economy, politics, environment and international development that will shape the world in the coming year.
Advancing sustainable water management in the private sector by driving innovation in water-related data, tools and strategies.
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.
Most people blame consumers for the 1.3 billion tons of trash the world generates every year. The reality is that there are more systemic issues at play.
Small farmers could be key actors in reforming Indonesia's palm oil industry, which has been linked to child and forced labor, deforestation and the demise of iconic species like orangutans. But they can't do it without support from government and corporations.