World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

below50 Goes Global: Regional Hubs Established Across Three Continents to Grow the Market for Low-carbon Fuels

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BONN, Germany, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced a major expansion of its below50 project, designed to rapidly grow the market for the world’s most sustainable fuels.

As part of this expansion, new hubs will begin operating across three continents: Australia, North America and South America. 

Action for Impact: The World Business Council Releases Its 2017 Report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative

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BONN, Germany, November 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today at COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its 2017 progress report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact.

WBCSD's Panorama Podcast | Heineken: From Barley to Bar

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Check out Panorama’s latest interview with Heineken, where we discuss sustainability right across the value chain. Blanca Juti, Heineken’s Chief Corporate Relations Officer, and Willem de Jonge, the company’s Global Sustainability Director, give their insight on both challenges and opportunities facing a modern brewery giant.

World Business Council Releases Policy Recommendations for Climate Negotiators at the Start of COP23 in Bonn

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Business recommends that COP23 climate negotiators consider:  

  • How to ensure a structured policy dialogue between governments and other stakeholders through the Marrakech Partnership
     
  • How to formally introduce and incorporate input from non-state actors in the Facilitative Dialogue
     
  • Building partnerships for resilience across global supply chains and in vulnerable communities experiencing climate impacts
     
  • Supporting carbon markets and enabling cross-border collaboration on mitigation efforts
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Business recommends that COP23 climate negotiators consider:  

  • How to ensure a structured policy dialogue between governments and other stakeholders through the Marrakech Partnership
     
  • How to formally introduce and incorporate input from non-state actors in the Facilitative Dialogue
     
  • Building partnerships for resilience across global supply chains and in vulnerable communities experiencing climate impacts
     
  • Supporting carbon markets and enabling cross-border collaboration on mitigation efforts

WBCSD’s Launches Its Panorama Podcast!

A President’s perspective from Felipe Calderón: Renewable energy in the United States, sustainable cities and the just transition
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Panorama is WBCSD’s new content stream for looking at sustainability from a different perspective. Panorama means “unobstructed view” and that’s exactly what we need in order to address global challenges: the full, unobstructed picture of what’s going on - even if it might make us feel uncomfortable.

Private Sector Food Producers Line up Behind First Ever Global Initiative to Cut Food Losses

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A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets to reduce food loss was announced during the United Nations General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York1.

This voluntary resolution calls on private sector members of the Global Agri-Business Alliance2 (GAA) to halve their food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with suppliers and customers to the same end, a target aligned with Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3.

The Reporting Exchange Launches Today: The Global Resource for Corporate Sustainability Reporting

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LONDON, September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the Reporting Exchange -  the single most up-to-date and comprehensive source of information on sustainability reporting requirements and resources currently available. 

The Reporting Exchange is a free, online platform designed to help business navigate the often-confusing world of corporate reporting.

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

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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
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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
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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.

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