Storage at 20 USD/MWh? Breaking down the low-cost solar-plus-storage PPAs in the USA

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In this article, we offer yet another example of the competitiveness of energy storage and new market opportunities that are emerging via storage-plus-renewables projects by examining with some simple “reverse engineering” how recent low solar-plus-storage PPAs in the USA were achieved. By Florian Mayr, partner and head of the energy storage and green mobility practices, […]

Being responsible during the Coronavirus-crisis

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The arrival of the Coronavirus to Europe has prompted public authorities and companies to establish precautionary measures to limit the spread of the respiratory disease. Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen has also announced travel restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU. In this unprecedented situation, managers have the duty to lead by example, to […]

25 years of WBCSD

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WBCSD was established in 1995, as a platform for business to respond to sustainability challenges that were just beginning to break the surface of collective business consciousness. 25 years later, in 2020, we take this opportunity to reflect on our heritage and achievements. During this anniversary year, WBCSD is not only looking back. Today, the […]

Moving the future: a mobility podcast

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The future of urban mobility is poised for a revolution – but while some solutions are easy to envision, others are a lot less straightforward. Tune into the latest episode of Brighter Talks, a new podcast series by WBCSD member Covestro, to hear insights from Thomas Deloison, WBCSD Director Mobility, about moving the future. What […]

Why we need circularity at the heart of climate action

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As heads of states and governments, business leaders and civil society from across the world gathered in Davos for the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting at the end of January, sustainability – including climate emergency – topped the agenda like never before. An urgent wake-up call, climate activist Greta Thunberg’s speech marked a […]

Coronavirus: Scientists reveal reduction in global air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels

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Since the Coronavirus outbreak, scientists have reported a decrease in air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels around the world. The World Health Organisation recently declared coronavirus a pandemic. At the same time, scientists from around the world have revealed a decline in air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels. At the beginning of March, NASA revealed […]

Call to Action for Business Leadership on Human Rights

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Join us in mobilizing business leadership for human rights Companies affect human rights every day in their interactions with employees, suppliers, consumers, partners and communities. Business has a well-established responsibility to respect human rights, laid out in international principles, standards and laws. The actions required of companies are clear, and implementing these standards significantly reduces […]

Indian businesses can lead global action on sustainability

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WBCSD India Director, Joe Phelan, shares his views on sustainability in India and the role of business going forward. Business as usual cannot continue. The climate emergency, increasing social inequality and the mass extinction of animals and disruption of entire ecosystems are real and ready threats to our existence. Transforming the systems that govern our […]