Just launched: a new policy web-tool for low-carbon fuels

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We’re excited to launch the new below50 policy webtool – a resource offering key insights into local policies that increase the use of low-carbon fuels and drive greater climate ambition. Find out more about how policy can encourage the use and development of below50 fuels.   Geneva, Switzerland 27 November 2018 – Today, the World Business […]

The Reporting Exchange wins ISAR Honors for progressing sustainability and SDG reporting

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The Reporting Exchange has been awarded the top ISAR Honors – a new initiative launched by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) – for progressing the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and SDG information in companies’ reporting processes. This award comes a year after the launch of the platform which […]

Paris, naturally!

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It’s Natural Capital Week in Paris, a series of events advancing the agenda of business and government decision-making, assessment and policies around nature. WBCSD is excited to be part of a new EU-funded campaign, We Value Nature, and we’ll lead business capacity building starting in 2019. We’re also announcing the transfer of our Natural Capital Protocol […]

Peter Bakker appointed Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau

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Peter Bakker, President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), was today ordained Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau, in recognition of his long-lasting commitment to engaging business in tackling global sustainability issues. Peter received the decoration on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary celebrations of Nyenrode Business University, from the […]

WBCSD wins Global Sustainability Film Award

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And the winner is… WBCSD’s short film, “The Natural Solution!” Honored to win the Judge’s Award at the 2018 tve Global Sustainability Film Awards – a competition for films that powerfully portray solutions for sustainability. Did you know that the world could blow past 1.5°C of warming as soon as 2040 unless we implement solutions now? Natural […]

International companies join together to eliminate plastic waste

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has announced a new Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste. The commitment, in partnership with the UN Environment, has been signed by over 250 of the world’s largest packaging brands including The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, L’Oréal and H&M. This initiative aims to create a ‘new normal’ for plastic packaging and has […]

Monthly News from WBCSD 10/2018

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WBCSD, Futerra and a range of other partners have launched a fresh and fun perspective from which to approach action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): the Good Life Goals campaign. The focus lies on the personal actions that everyone can take to support each of the 17 SDGs. They were created to be relevant, […]

Monthly News from WBCSD 08/2018

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We’re looking forward to seeing you in just a few weeks at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco. This event is an exciting opportunity for leading businesses and other non-state actors to showcase progress made on their climate commitments in the lead-up to COP24 and beyond. We’re excited to be hosting our […]