The Case for a People-first Approach to the Just Energy Transition

As the world grapples with the urgent need to address climate change, the energy sector stands at a critical crossroads. The transition to sustainable energy isn’t just an environmental imperative—it’s a transformative shift that will reshape our workforce and society. But how can we ensure this transition is both effective and equitable? Let’s explore a vision of a truly just energy transition.

“Two Lakes Dialogue” | 2024 International Green Low-Carbon High-Quality Development Cooperation Conference Successfully Concludes in Wuhan 

From July 3 to 5, the “Two Lakes Dialogue” International Cooperation Dialogue for Green, Low-Carbon and High-Quality Development 2024, co-hosted by Hubei Hongtai Group, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and China International Chamber of Commerce Hubei Chamber, was successfully held in Wuhan, Hubei. The dialogue between East Lake and Lake Geneva spanned thousands […]

Minoro, an online platform to help accelerate the decarbonization of buildings launches

Minoro, a new online platform designed to help accelerate the decarbonization of buildings has been launched. Developed by Grimshaw in collaboration with over 20 supporting organizations including World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), RIBA, Architecture 2030, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and several national Green Building Councils from across the globe, Minoro – […]

Heat-as-a-Service in action: Insights from early renewable heat projects 

Decarbonizing heat generation and use in industries represents a major challenge in the energy transition. Heat accounts for most of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions for industrial businesses in sectors such as food and beverage, paper and pulp, fast-moving consumer goods, and chemicals. In 2021, the way we generated and used heat was responsible […]

Tackling inequality with a business approach: Colombian Global Network partner CECODES’ interview with Alyson Greenhalgh-Ball

Bogotá, 28 June 2024: This interview with Alyson Greenhalgh-Ball, Interim Program Director Equity at WBCSD, is an English translation of an article that was originally published in Spanish on 28 May 2024 in the magazine “SOSTENIBLEMENTE” by our Global Network partner the Colombian Business Council for Sustainable Development (CECODES) under the title “Una visión global […]

Alumni in the Spotlight: Cintia Ribeiro

Cintia Ribeiro is Director, Commercial Digital Integrator, Soy and Crop Protection at Bayer, supporting farmers to be successful in their journey towards regenerative agriculture. Read on and watch the video as she provides an overview of her time as a participant in WBCSD’s Leadership Program and the practical solutions she brought back with her to […]

32 Businesses Meet to Accelerate India’s Industrial Transition and Transport Decarbonization

Mumbai, India, 24 June 2024: The CEOs and C-level executives of 32 forward-thinking companies convened during the inaugural World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) India Connect event in Mumbai and agreed to collectively address industrial greenhouse gases emissions and accelerate market readiness of hydrogen development and road freight decarbonization. As part of WBCSD’s Industrial […]