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Business Driving Demand for Electric Vehicles

The Climate Group

Transport is a rapidly growing contributor to climate change, with emissions increasing by 2.5% per year. It is impacting our health; 93% of children are breathing toxic air. But the pace of progress on electric vehicles (EVs) is a great cause for optimism. Since The Climate Group launched EV100 in September 2017, 31 major companies with over […]

Ceres Annual Report 2017


Message from the CEO and President 2017 was a year of unprecedented challenges and extraordinary progress for Ceres. Global temperatures climbed, the frequency and ferocity of natural disasters increased, and a new administration moved into the White House intent on reversing much of the progress we‘ve made on climate change, water, renewable energy, and clean […]

Climate and the Just Transition


  Climate change affects every human around the globe, with profound implications for economic opportunity, social justice, and human rights. Health-related stresses; competition for natural resources; and the impacts on livelihoods, hunger, and migration warrant immediate global action. Indeed, rising attention to climate change coincides with fundamental changes in technology, the nature of employment, and […]

Doing Business in 2030


The operating environment for sustainable business is being radically transformed by a diverse set of powerful and complex interacting forces. From climate disruption to automation to artificial intelligence, these changes are rapidly creating an entirely new operating environment for business. Business—and the well-being of people and the planet—will depend on new strategies for the future […]

Climate and Human Rights


Climate change and human rights are intimately connected. The impacts of climate change undermine the realization of a range of internationally recognized human rights, including those dealing with life, health, food, adequate standard of living, housing, property, and water. The absence of adequate protection for human rights—particularly those that provide access to information, right to […]

Climate Change and Agricultural Production: An Overview of Risks and Opportunities


Although climate change is likely to affect agriculture differently from region to region, the scientific consensus is that it will have major, generally negative impacts on food systems. Erratic weather, the effects of temperature shifts and sea level rise threaten current agricultural systems, and will continue to impact global food production unless we take action. […]

Measure the Chain: Tools for Managing GHG Emissions in Agricultural Supply Chains


Agricultural emissions are driven by complex interactions between natural and human processes, and estimating these emissions with any accuracy requires data on agricultural management, soil, and climatic factors at the site of production. For a company producing multiple products and sourcing from potentially thousands of producers, collecting such data can be daunting. This report provides […]

Corporate and sustainability reporting in Singapore and Southeast Asia


In this report, wbcsd look at the latest environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting developments in Singapore, including perspectives on the future of ESG disclosures from the Singapore Exchange and WBCSD Member, Olam International. They provide a comparison with other countries in Southeast Asia – including Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines – […]

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