Czech high-speed rail: A PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE

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Článek Emanuela Šípa, člena pracovní skupiny „Čistá doprava“ CBCSD. About three years ago our magazine brought an article where it was announced that, at the end of the financial crisis, experts again returned to the table the theme of high- speed trains in the Czech Republic. Now we can assess what has happened during this […]

Czech and Slovak Leaders Magazine 07.2019

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GREEK-CANADIAN SUMMER CONCERT On 29 June, the Ambassador of Greece, Mr. Efthymios Efthymiades, in cooperation with the Ambassador of Canada, Ms. Barbara C. Richardson, hosted, at the Greek Residence, a Greek-Canadian summer concert with selections from “Charlotte – a Tri-Coloured Play with Music” as well as other well-known arias and songs, performed by Ariana Chris, [...]

India: Market, policy and regulatory updates on corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs)

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New Delhi, India 26 June 2019: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released Corporate Renewable PPAs in India – a market and policy update for 2019.  The goal of the paper is to inform corporate buyers and suppliers about key changes in India’s constantly evolving PPA landscape, to allow them to increase understanding […]

Helping companies achieve their sustainable energy objectives

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19 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium: Today, at the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the first guidelines to help companies successfully develop and execute an integrated energy strategy. These guidelines provide companies with an understanding of the business case for sourcing and using low-carbon energy, while driving innovation across […]

Sustainable farming within planetary boundaries

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Listen to the latest Panorama podcast, where WBCSD Tony Siantonas speaks with Professor Johan Rockström about how we can enhance sustainable farming within planetary boundaries. Johan Rockström is a Director at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, a Professor in Environmental Science with an emphasis on water resources and global sustainability at Stockholm University, […]

Improving transparency on soy supply chains in Brazil

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Geneva, 6 June 2019: The six members of WBCSD’s Soft Commodities Forum (SCF) – Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill, COFCO International, Glencore Agriculture and Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) – have issued public reporting on soy sourced from Brazil’s Cerrado biome. The reports follow the SCF members’ commitment to a common reporting framework last February, supporting […]

Every day is an opportunity to scale up partnerships for healthy people and a healthy planet

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Battle Creek, Mich., June 4, 2019: PRNewswire – In celebration of Kellogg Company’s next-generation Kellogg’s® Better Days global commitment, Peter Bakker, President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and Steve Cahillane, Chairman and CEO Kellogg Company, share how businesses must collaborate to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Social K – Kellogg Company Blog By: Peter Bakker, President and CEO, World […]

WBCSD and major cement companies join forces for release of first Indian Cement Sector SDG Roadmap

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New Delhi, 25 June 2019: Major companies from the cement sector and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched today the Indian Cement Sector SDG Roadmap at an event organized by WBCSD and UN Global Compact Network India (UN GCNI) during which Niti Aayog’s CEO Amitabh Kant made a keynote speech. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent […]

Business For Nature

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Nature loss is threatening our economies – urgent actions and collaboration are needed Comprehensive scientific assessments are telling us that we are losing nature at a rate that is pushing the planet towards dangerous tipping points. Over the last 50 years, wildlife populations have declined by 60%, and scientists warn that we have entered a […]