The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Unlocking Opportunities and Advancing Practice: Reflections from World Water Week, Stockholm


Over 3,100 leaders from business, government, civil society and academia gathered at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. They brought worldwide experience and knowledge covering numerous aspects of water - including conservation, development and governance.

At the event, WBCSD played an important role in facilitating multi-stakeholder collaborations, while showcasing business innovations and best practice on water.

It Is Time to Fix Our Broken Food Systems

Alison Cairns of the WBCSD issues a call for businesses across the food industry to come together to tackle shared environmental challenges

Our food systems are broken. Global food systems face mounting challenges that are testing our ability to feed the world sustainably and adequately support economic and social development within planetary boundaries.

Increasing demand, climate change, water stress, soil degradation and shifting diets are just some of the threats facing global food security. Our current way of feeding the world is a leading cause of environmental and health crises, and it bears risks for national security, health systems, government budgets and economic growth.

Port of Rotterdam Joins WBCSD

Press Release

GENEVA, August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Port of Rotterdam Authority today joins almost 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

WBCSD Resources Assist with Circular Economy and Natural Capital Assessments

by Leila Mead, Thematic Expert for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (US)

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has developed tools to help companies and businesses transition towards a circular economy and undertake natural capital measurements and valuation, thereby contributing to a number of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure).


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