The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Past and Present: What's Ahead for BIER in 2022

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Notably, 2021 marked significant collective progress as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) hit the mainstream.  Accompanying the growing focus of initiatives aimed toward target setting and improved assessment and measurement of ESG plans, acute attention is now focused on addressing rapid decarbonization, deforestation, energy efficiency, and other critical impacts of businesses’ value chains.

Insulated Corporate Boards Pose a Threat to Shareholders, Others

New research shows risks to investors, customers, suppliers, and employees
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NEW YORK, August 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Members of corporate boards of directors who fail to communicate with stakeholders beyond their company’s ownership and largest investors pose a threat to the success of the companies on whose boards they sit, according to a report by two global business organizations.

The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) Releases Water Circularity Metrics Tool and Guidance

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Rising from the increasing need for business operations to address challenges related to water quantity, quality, and value from a context-based perspective, The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) co-developed a Water Circularity Metrics Tool and Guidance.

WBCSD and BIER Will Develop Guidance to Monitor and Measure Water Circularity

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May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announce collaboration on creation of water circularity metrics.

Video: WBCSD's Strategic Approach to Business and Sustainability: An Interview With Peter Bakker on CNNMoney Switzerland

Why sustainability matters and why every business decision should be tested on its sustainability impact
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In a conversation with Martina Fuchs from CNNMoney Switzerland, our President and CEO Peter Bakker talks about today’s challenges for business, and how we work together with our members to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

LIVE Twitter Chat on #PeopleBehindPalmOil with Golden Agri-Resources on October 3rd, 2018

The Twitter Chat will occur on Wednesday, October 3, at 10am GMT / 1pm GST / 5pm SGT (5am EST).
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SINGAPORE, September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Be sure to join us for a LIVE 1-hour Twitter Chat with global palm oil company Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), Nestlé, WBCSD, and TriplePundit on #PeopleBehindPalmOil.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Cities’ Response to Climate Change

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As the world becomes more urban, our cities are under increasing pressure to take the lead on sustainability. How have cities responded to this challenge? And what action is business taking? To answer these questions, and many more, we speak with Bianca Nijhof, Global Sustainability Program Manager at Arcadis and Simon Hansen, Director of Regions at C40.

New Report Shows Green Growth and Reporting Are High on Vietnam’s Agenda


The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released a new Reporting Exchange case study on Vietnam, showing that sustainability and economic ambitions are shaping the country’s corporate reporting patterns.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Project Drawdown: How to Reverse Global Warming

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Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. All solutions modeled are already in place, well understood, analyzed based on peer-reviewed science, and are expanding around the world. To discuss this exciting initiative in our studio, WBCSD’s Managing Director for Climate & Energy Maria Mendiluce is joined by Chad Frischmann, Research Director at Project Drawdown and Prof. Tim Flannery, an acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist.

WBCSD Sustain Newsletter | Sustainability Comes Together in Our Biggest-ever Event in Montreaux


WBCSD’s annual Liaison Delegate Meeting is a truly global event, with sustainability leaders from across the world visiting Montreux, Switzerland from 16-19 April for this year’s event. Among more than 400 attendees were 107 Liaison Delegates from WBCSD member companies, 37 Global Network partners and eight Council Members, making this the biggest group of sustainability professionals to ever come together in Montreux.


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