The New Ventures directors answer questions about what small, sustainable companies can do to boost local economies and protect the environment.
Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.
To compete in a low-carbon economy, businesses need to move beyond best practices and pioneer "next practices."
The strength of tomorrow’s low-carbon economy depends on the innovation of business today.
In a world where the physical impacts of environmental degradation are already being felt, and most governments have embraced some form of regulation to mitigate further damage to the environment, environmental concerns are increasingly relevant to companies’ bottom
WRI and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development today released an updated online guide to help corporate buyers ensure the sustainability of their wood- and paper-based products.
The New Ventures India community recently convened its annual Investor Summit to discuss small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the opportunities and obstacles investors face.
Environmental and social performance is shaping a new breed of oil, gas, and mining companies.
The window of opportunity to effectively respond to climate
TESTIMONY OF MR. ROB BRADLEY DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE POLICY INITIATIVE WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
In recent years, many U.S. corporations have deployed renewable energy systems at their headquarters, industrial facilities, and retail stores. These include large corporations—such as Google, Johnson & Johnson, Macy’s, Staples, and Wal-Mart—and smaller firms, such as
Amidst the financial crisis, banks are continuing their push for improved corporate environmental performance.
Prime Minister Wen Jiabao came to the aid of a Chinese socially responsible green enterprise that is struggling for survival during the current global financial crisis.
Crop residues like wheat straw and corn stover---i.e. stalks and leaves---have been proposed as a sustainable feedstock for a “next-generation” cellulosic ethanol industry in the United States. However, use of agricultural residues should not be considered to have low environmental
At the third annual New Ventures India Investor Forum in Mumbai, sustainable entrepreneurs connected with investors to network, build partnerships and find opportunities for growth.
Ironically, the most ambitious U.S. action in the fight against global warming is coming from big cities and their mayors.
On September 16 and 17, the WRI Corporate Consultative Group formally launched in Washington, DC.
The world is entering an era when natural resource constraints, environmental policies, and shifting consumer values will create unprecedented demands on the private sector. Recent spikes in the prices of energy and food commodities illustrate the dynamic forces that are changing the world.
U.S. decision-makers enjoy access to some of the best economic information and analysis in the world, including detailed measurements of economic activity, employment, and changes in the productivity of labor and capital. These statistics and indicators drive policy and move markets.