India Water Tool 3.0

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India Water Tool 3.0 – new and improved platform for stakeholders to mitigate and manage water risk in India Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched the third version of the India Water Tool (IWT), helping businesses and other water users understand their water risks and plan solutions for water management across the country. […]

Social & Human Capital Coalition launches the Social & Human Capital Protocol

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27 February 2019, Geneva Switzerland: Today, in conjunction with GreenBiz 2019, the Social & Human Capital Coalition (SHCC) launched the Social & Human Capital Protocol. This moment is the result of four years of collaborative development, involving input from over 50 forward-thinking businesses – including Nestlé, Grupo Argos, and LafargeHolcim, and a range of expert […]

Renewable energy will be main source of global energy by 2040, finds BP

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The new 2019 Energy Outlook report by BP has found that the demand for renewable energy is growing. The report, published today, explores the key uncertainties that could impact the shape of global energy markets by 2040. The report details an ‘Evolving Transition’ scenario where government policies, technologies and societal preferences evolve in a similar […]

Thousands of UK students strike over climate change

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Following in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg, school children across the UK have gone on strike for climate change. More than 8 million students are expected to attend the strike to demand action from the Government. Greta Thunberg, 16 year-old Swedish Student, started the strike movement last year in her home country. Today, children from […]

The UK Government has launched a number of consultations to target the growing plastic pollution problem.

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The Government has launched its consultation on introducing a world-leading tax on plastic pollution which does not meet a minimum threshold of at least 30 per cent recycled content. Michael Gove, Environment Secretary, said: “Through our plans we will introduce a world-leading tax to boost recycled content in plastic packaging, make producers foot the bill […]

We Value Nature! Join us if you do too

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  We Value Nature is a three year campaign that will help to make valuing nature the new normal for businesses across Europe. Working with the Natural Capital Coalition and supported by the European Commission, We Value Nature will collaborate with businesses, networks, platforms and other interested stakeholders to mainstream approaches such as Natural Capital […]

New WBCSD project accelerates the transition to clean and efficient urban mobility

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDzqF2Z New Transforming Urban Mobility project brings businesses and cities together to accelerate the transition to better urban mobility Project draws on cutting-edge technology and models of collaboration More than 20 global companies on board Geneva, 24 January 2019: Today, in conjunction with the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, the World Business Council for […]

WBCSD accelerates action toward food system transformation: Healthy People and a Healthy Planet

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Geneva, 17 January 2019: Today, the EAT-Lancet Commission, composed of global experts in health, nutrition and sustainability, has published its landmark report, ‘Our Food in the Anthropocene: Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems’. The report is the first to outline scientific targets to establish boundaries for food production to help achieve healthy diets from sustainable food […]