Bank of America to measure carbon impact of loans and investments

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The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has announced that Bank of America has joined its initiative to develop a common framework to assess financed emissions.   The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has announced that Bank of America has joined its initiative to develop a common framework to assess financed emissions. By joining […]

Demystifying sustainability terminology

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Sustainability and ESG are known for their abundance of terms, definitions and alphabet soups. To demystify terminology and lingo, Latham & Watkins LLP has released its Book of Jargon® – Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): a comprehensive digital glossary, developed for the business, academic, and legal community with a foreword from Rodney Irwin, Managing Director […]

Technology and the workplace: putting people first

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Over 20 member companies of WBCSD have collaborated on shared business principles aimed at putting people first when it comes to the impact of technology on how work is carried out by direct employees, contract and temporary workers, and workers throughout the supply chain. This includes automation, digitization, AI, machine learning, ICT, platform technologies, IoT, […]

How is WBCSD responding to the COVID-19 crisis?

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WBCSD has initiated a special call to action for our members, leveraging our combined business expertise to address this crisis and support the critical role of business. Three new projects – vital supply chains, return to “normal” scenarios and long-term impacts – are underway with regular updates provided through our channels.   Source: www.wbcsd.org

The Soft Commodities Forum reports significant progress in sustainable soy efforts

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A new report from the Soft Commodities Forum Report shows SCF members are on track to deliver traceability targets by end of 2020. In addition, two new partnerships with Solidaridad and Produce, Conserve, Include (PCI), are expanding efforts to engage producers towards sustainable production.   Report shows SCF members are on track to deliver traceability […]

A recipe to reduce food loss and waste

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Reducing food loss and waste is one of the most important levers to transform our food system to achieve our healthy people healthy planet goal. Recently BCG and SONAE with support from WBCSD’s FReSH project, have conducted a project aimed at identifying the most impactful solutions throughout the value chain, to reduce fruit and vegetable loss […]

New guide for corporate electric vehicle fleet adoption

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WBCSD has launched a comprehensive guide for corporate electric vehicle (EV) fleet adoption, to help companies accelerate their transition to sustainable, electric mobility. The website features geographically-relevant information resources on EV technologies, as well as clear steps to take in planning for and adopting an EV fleet and an overview of best practices and learnings […]

WBCSD’s new guidelines help companies maximize the opportunities of the energy transition

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The energy system is transitioning to become decarbonized, decentralized and interconnected. Companies who want to maximize opportunities need to collaborate with their value chains to identify, implement and scale low-carbon energy solutions. Our new Integrated Energy Strategy guidelines support companies to rethink how they source and consume energy within their business and across their value […]

Key players across the construction sector share TCFD implementation experience

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Leading construction and material companies – ArcelorMittal, CRH, LafargeHolcim, Lendlease, Saint-Gobain and Skanska – dive into climate-related risks, opportunities and disclosure in our latest TCFD Preparer Forum report.   Geneva, Switzerland, 1 July 2020: Today, through collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), leading construction and building materials companies provide an in-depth […]