Meet Amy Senter: Director, North America at WBCSD

Posted by

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

Posted by

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

Posted by

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

Posted by

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

Posted by

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

Posted by

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

Posted by

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 […]

Getting ready to reach new heights of sustainable business leadership

Posted by

WBCSD members readying to meet new membership criteria. For over 25 years, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has been the place where forward-thinking businesses come together to accelerate the transformation for a sustainable future. One year has passed since WBCSD members decided to raise the bar of business commitment to sustainability and voted to adopt the new set of comprehensive membership criteria. The members are […]

UNICEF and WBCSD launch guidance for business leaders on how to step up efforts to eliminate child labor

Posted by

New resource raises awareness and understanding of the root causes of child labor and identifies key areas for business action. Geneva, 10 December 2021: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and UNICEF today launched a new guide for business leaders on how to take action to eliminate child labor. The new resource, Tackling […]

Members of the Soft Commodities Forum deliver progress on soy supply chain traceability to track deforestation and conversion risks in the Cerrado

Posted by

Šest členů SCF pokročilo v úsilí o transparentnost a sledovatelnost sóji pocházející z oblasti Cerrado, přičemž nejnovějšími úspěchy jsou: Nová standardizovaná architektura vykazování sóji pocházející ze společných podniků; metodika pro podávání zpráv o ověřené sóji bez odlesňování a přeměny; zdokonalený přístup k podpoře nepřímých dodavatelů při zavádění monitorovacích systémů; společná strategie angažovanosti a investic s cílem eliminovat odlesňování a […]