World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

The High Stake Race for Climate

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It’s a good moment to take stock of our efforts to fight the world’s climate crisis.

WBCSD Report Helps Business Accelerate Consistent and Credible Actions for Climate and Nature.

Remove the hurdles to investment in nature-based solutions by clarifying the scope and definitions of natural climate solutions and nature-based solutions, which have the potential to deliver up to 37% of solutions to achieve the Paris climate goal.
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched a new report on nature-based solutions to help companies accelerate consistent and credible actions that are positive for both climate and nature, titled: 

From Climate Targets to Holistic Solutions

The road to COP26 will be all about implementation
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We've come a long way since the 2015 signing of the Paris Agreement.

On the one hand, we have not made the progress needed:

  • Global emissions have continued to rise,
  • And the unity of governments shown in Paris has since been tested and disrupted.

On the other hand, it’s fair to say that we have come a long way:

World Business Council for Sustainable Development issues first Implementation Report of the Forest Sector SDG Roadmap

New report provides a data driven description of the forest sector’s many contributions to the realization of the SDGs, such as climate change mitigation, biodiversity conservation, and poverty alleviation.
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Twelve leading member companies, including International Paper, from the Forest Solutions Group (FSG) of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have issued the first Implementation Report of the Forest Sector SDG Roadmap (SDG Roadmap) released in July 2019. The report provides evidence of FSG members’ commitment to implementing the actions in the SDG Roadmap, takes stock of the status of implementation of the different actions among FSG members, and sets a baseline against which to track progress over time.

Can the Circular Economy End the Era of “Throwaway Living”?

By: Yesh Pavlik Slenk
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In 1955, LIFE magazine ran an ad promoting “Throwaway Living,” encouraging the use of disposable items as a way to help cut down on household chores.

New Report from The Boston Consulting Group and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Details Business Benefits and Best Practices from Circular Economy Leaders

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In a world of finite resources and growing population, the traditional “take-make-dispose” economic model is increasingly unsustainable. As a consequence, companies are feeling pressure from customers, NGOs, regulators, and investors to rethink wasteful linear value chains. The “circular economy” envisions a more regenerative alternative focused on a “refurbish-repair-reuse-recycle” model that has the potential to sustain global growth in the face of increasing resource scarcity.

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).

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 Leadership in the Middle East – The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, April 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- The Kuwaiti Danish Dairy Company (KDD) has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

New Report Reveals Opportunities for Harmonization in Sustainability and Corporate Governance Reporting

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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) have released the second report as part of a series called Insights from the Reporting Exchange

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