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 […]

Conference: CIRCULAR ECONOMY It’s CEO’s agenda!

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9th September @ 16:00 – 21:00 / 3500CZK   CONFERENCE INVITATION FOR DIRECTORS AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT OF COMPANIES WITH AMBITIONS TO DEVELOP SYNERGIES BETWEEN BUSINESS AND NATURE. Book the date and use a unique opportunity to meet the most important market makers of circular economy in the Czech Republic. We will offer you the latest […]

Helping electric utility companies to set science-based targets

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WBCSD has released a new guide to help electric utility companies set science-based targets and reduce emissions. Its aim is to support more electric utility companies to overcome the challenges they face and set their own science-based targets (SBTs) to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy. The guide also reviews the Science-Based Targets Initiative’s (SBTi) […]

SOS 1.5: A new roadmap to action business commitments to deliver net-zero emissions

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On World Environment Day, WBCSD released its new climate action roadmap to help companies reach net-zero carbon emissions before 2050. “SOS 1.5: The road to a resilient, zero-carbon carbon future” provides companies with a step-by-step framework and key actions to start and advance their journey to net-zero emissions – critical to keeping the world at […]

WBCSD to represent global business voice in Advisory Committee for 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit

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The United Nations published the composition of the Advisory Committee for the 2021 Food Systems Summit on 29 June 2020. WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker has been invited to join the group chaired by UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and consisting of 26 Member State representatives and leading experts in food systems.   […]

Unlocking systems transformation: a business view

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WBCSD has released its latest Vision 2050 issue brief, drawing upon a broad range of expert opinion and research to present a concise overview of how systems transformation occurs. It provides business with a common understanding of the role it can and must play in accelerating the transformations needed to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth. […]

Europe secures record €60bn investment in electric cars and batteries

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Last year, Europe surpassed China in investment for electric vehicles and batteries, analysis found. Driven by the EU’s CO2 car targets, industries and governments have invested 3.5 times more towards electric vehicles (EV) and battery production in Europe than China, according to Transport & Environment’s (T&E) May report. This comes as stricter CO2 targets are […]