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VIDEO | WBCSD Reporting Exchange: Theory of Change

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Curious about how to shift the financial system to reward the most sustainable companies? Better corporate reports are part of the solution. When companies don’t have the right information, they can’t make the right decisions. In an increasingly complex world, expectations for corporate reporting are changing. The complexity of corporate sustainability reporting has business and investors overloaded, making it tough to show how sustainability adds value. That’s where the Reporting Exchange comes in.

WBCSD Issues Insights Report for below50 Project

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WBCSD has launched their below50 insights report,  designed to give you key insights on the status, progress and challenges in the low-carbon transport fuels sector. below50 is one of WBCSD’s key climate projects – and invites any company who produces, uses or invests in low-carbon transport fuels with at least 50% lower emissions that conventional fossil fuels to join. This is the first report outlining progress towards our goal to reduce co2 emissions by replacing 10% of fossil fuel use in global transport with low-carbon transport fuels by 2030.

Leading Companies Outline How to Implement a Meaningful Carbon Price

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MONTREUX, Switzerland, April 19, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new in-depth guide for policymakers on carbon pricing. The organization and its members believe that carbon pricing is one of the most efficient means of driving the transition to a low-carbon world.

SDG Sector Roadmaps: Leveraging the Power of Collaboration to Drive SDG Impact

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MONTREAUX, Switzerland, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has today released a new publication which lays out a step-by-step process that companies from the same sector can follow as they come together to explore, articulate and realize a common vision for how their industry can contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GRI and Global Child Forum Commit to Driving Corporate Action to Improve Children’s Lives

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Last week, GRI and the Global Child Forum announced to join forces to strengthen corporate transparency and accountability on children’s rights issues. The two organizations announced their collaboration through a Letter of Intent at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, at the 10th Global Child Forum.

Launching the Social and Human Capital Coalition: Helping Companies Recognize the Value of People and Communities Living Well

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Today marks the launch of the Social and Human Capital Coalition, designed to help companies recognize, measure and value the importance of people and communities. As part of the launch, the Coalition is also opening the Social and Human Capital Protocol for public consultation until 16 June 2018. 

Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change

P&G, Salesforce.org, Starbucks, Nestlé among companies showcasing initiatives in the Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, June 4-7
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vanco

New Energy Companies: “Green,” Sustainable, and Profitable

by Chris Dartnell, President of Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals, Schneider Electric
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Future growth hinges on the appropriate response to present conditions while strategically developing longer-term plans. For most industries, social, environmental, and political issues are having increasingly greater impact in reshaping the present and future business environment. In particular, the oil and gas (O&G) industry is challenged to reliably and economically deliver transportation fuels in the present day while working strategically to provide “cleaner” energy products in the future.

Robots at the Gate: Barclays Report on Technology and the Future of Work

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New technology is changing our work and social lives at unprecedented speed and intensity.

Leaps in technological advancement are nothing new, and innovation often results in incredible step changes in the home and the workplace: the printing presses of the 1400s widened access to books (and therefore knowledge) for the first time; the Industrial Revolution’s mechanisation led to an explosion in both industrial output and urbanisation; cars, aeroplanes and the internet have connected people around the world like never before.

Three Quarters of Mid-sized UK Businesses Investing in Green Initiatives Benefit Commercially

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  • Three quarters (73%) of businesses say they have experienced at least one commercial benefit from taking environmentally responsible actions, as consumer demand for ‘green’ credentials is increasingly affecting buying behaviour
  • A third (31%) are taking environmental action ‘because it’s the right thing to do’ and 27% because they want ‘to be recognised as an environmentally responsible business’
  • Lack of funds (19%) and concerns about return on investment (16%) were the most commonly cited financial worry 
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  • Three quarters (73%) of businesses say they have experienced at least one commercial benefit from taking environmentally responsible actions, as consumer demand for ‘green’ credentials is increasingly affecting buying behaviour
  • A third (31%) are taking environmental action ‘because it’s the right thing to do’ and 27% because they want ‘to be recognised as an environmentally responsible business’
  • Lack of funds (19%) and concerns about return on investment (16%) were the most commonly cited financial worry 

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