Mercedes Benz launches new electric vehicle

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The project aims to deliver one of the planet’s most efficient cars, achieving 95% efficiency from battery to wheels. Mercedes-Benz has built a software-driven electric vehicle with maximised long-distance efficiency, offering more range from less energy. After 18 months of creation to completion, the vehicle has an energy consumption of less than 10 kWh per […]

Tesco deploys UK’s first commercial electric heavy freight trucks

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The HGVs could play a key role in accelerating the haulage industry’s transition to net zero transport in the next few years. From January, two 37-tonne electric heavy freight articulated trucks will transport products between Cardiff and Magor without the production of emissions. Tesco’s new service, in partnership with logistics and international freight forwarding company, […]

Meet Amy Senter: Director, North America at WBCSD

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William Sisson, WBCSD’s Executive Director in North America sat down with Amy Senter to ask her a few questions and introduce her further to our readers. Amy took on the role of Director, North America at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) this September, bringing extensive experience in having led global environmental and social […]

Circular Views Podcast Episode VI: Circular built environment

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Geneva, 4 December 2021 – Today, the Circular Economy program of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in collaboration with the Built Environment launches Episode VI of Circular Views – the podcast series to learn about the circular economy. As the momentum around the circular economy continues to grow, more and more companies become interested in how they […]

Putting sustainability at the heart of capital market engagement

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Building Bridges The Building Bridges project enables companies to communicate their sustainability exposures and practices more effectively to investors by focusing on mainstream investor relations. Through investor targeting, direct communications and developing relevant information about sustainable business strategies, companies can create a virtuous circle that improves the depth and quality of investment research, investor understanding […]

An architecture for sustainable value transition within social and planetary boundaries

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An architecture for sustainable value transition within social and planetary boundaries sets out to explain why sustainable economic and corporate performance within the boundaries of a finite planet is either unlikely or impossible without significant change to the current system of capitalism. It explores an architecture for sustainable value which would be capable of supporting […]

Vision 2050 Health & Wellbeing Pathway: We can help people feel better

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Diane Holdorf, Executive Vice President (EVP) Pathways, World Business Council for Sustainable Development WBCSD), with James Gomme, Director People & Society, WBCSD It is now almost two years since the first cases of COVID-19 were recorded in late 2019. The resulting pandemic and tragic consequences experienced by communities all over the world have brought the […]

Food Labeling: Principles to support the uptake of healthy and sustainable diets

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Transforming food systems to support healthy people and a healthy planet is fundamental to long-term sustainability, including mitigating climate and biodiversity catastrophes while equitably nourishing a growing global population. Coaxing and driving food systems in a more sustainable direction will require countless interventions– most often simultaneously. While all food system stakeholders have important roles to […]

Guidance on the assessment of freshwater impacts by food and agriculture sector companies

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The guidance on the assessment of freshwater impacts by food and agriculture sector companies helps companies to account for and value their freshwater-related impacts on society and the environment. It provides a standardized approach for companies in the food and agriculture sector to understand, measure and value their key freshwater-related impacts. The guidance provides a […]