World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Yale and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Announce Collaboration to Improve Corporate Reporting

Press Release

September 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Recognizing the critical role that private capital flows will play in moving society toward a more sustainable future, Yale University has launched the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF). This new academic effort will provide high-quality research on the flow of capital into sustainability-oriented projects and sustainable companies.

The Transport Revolution: When Sci-fi Becomes Business Reality

by María Mendiluce, Managing Director, Natural Capital Area, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Blog

The world is changing. Technological developments and the advance of the digital age fundamentally have shifted the way we experience day-to-day life. These new developments offer innovative ways to build sustainability into the world around us.

How Companies Can Enable Individual Contribution to the Circular Economy

by Nate Hurst Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP
Blog

As climate change continues to impact the planet – and governments and organizations worldwide set standards to reduce its harmful effects – it’s important for companies to rethink how their products are created, used and maintained. The smartest, most sustainable products are not only crafted with care as part of a closed-loop supply chain; they’re optimized to enable consumers to enter the circular economy with little effort.

VIDEO | Progressive and Forward-looking, Energy-intensive Companies are Looking to Technology to Make Them Compliant with the Paris Agreement

Multimedia with summary

Managing Director of WBCSD’s Natural Capital Area, Maria Mendiluce, speaks to We Mean Business about the Paris Agreement and what companies are doing to take action.

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World Water Week and Creating Tomorrow

WBCSD's Sustain Newsletter | August 2017
Newsletter

80% of our water currently goes back into the environment untreated. We have to get serious about reducing, reusing and recycling water.

Businesses Moving in Right Direction on Natural Capital, Says World Business Council

Article

It is almost exactly a year to the day since the launch of the Natural Capital Protocol - a framework which offers businesses a standardised framework to measure impacts on natural assets, raw materials and natural infrastructure.

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit Aims to Help Companies Better Assess Nature's Role, Value

by Sustainable Brands
Article

Natural capital underpins prosperous economies and thriving societies. Understanding the interconnectedness between business and nature well as the associated risks and opportunities, allows companies to better inform decision-making.

Measuring Natural Capital and Practicing the Circular Economy

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We recently launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol. The Protocol and Toolkit help businesses address natural capital depletion by improving understanding, measurement and decision-making. Find the right tools to measure and value natural capital today!

WBCSD's Sustain Newsletter | July 2017
Newsletter

We recently launched the Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit, a brand new resource to help companies implement the Natural Capital Protocol. The Protocol and Toolkit help businesses address natural capital depletion by improving understanding, measurement and decision-making. Find the right tools to measure and value natural capital today!

Becoming Water-Smart: Newly Released Report Delves into Scalable Water and Agriculture Solutions in India

Press Release

MUMBAI, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) newest report, Co-optimizing solutions in water and agriculture: Lessons from India on water security, identifies key enablers for scaling up solutions to water-scarcity in India. The information is designed to be useful for companies worldwide. 

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