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 – […]

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 […]

Accelerating decarbonization by aligning the efforts of business and finance

Dominant greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting frameworks such as GHG Protocol, CDP and TCFD lay out the foundation for emissions measurement, disclosure and reduction by business and financial institutions. These frameworks focus on quantifying and reducing generated or financed emissions following an inventory accounting approach. Despite increased efforts by private market actors, humanity remains off track […]

WBCSD unveils Enhanced Energy Climate Scenario Catalogue 3.0 for strategic climate resilience assessments

Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released the Energy Climate Scenario Catalogue version 3.0.   The Catalogue enables businesses to conduct strategic climate resilience assessments and explore transition pathways. It outlines the dependencies and uncertainties across various possible temperature and energy system outcomes.  The original version of the Catalogue was developed in 2022, responding […]

Exploring the landscape of conservation: An exclusive interview with Fauna & Flora’s Zoe Quiroz-Cullen on Natural Climate Solutions

At the Natural Climate Solutions in Action Conference in August 2023, Natural Climate Solutions Alliance (NCSA) Director Giulia Carbone sat down with Zoe Quiroz-Cullen, Director of Climate and Nature Linkages at Fauna & Flora, to delve into the charity’s mission and the crucial role that Natural Climate Solutions play in shaping the world we live […]

The Low Carbon Lifestyles Wheel

Futerra and BEworks, supported by WBCSD, have developed the Low Carbon Lifestyles Wheel based on insights from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. This tool outlines actions for individuals that together can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 5% globally, especially when combined with changes in infrastructure and policies. The Low Carbon Lifestyles Wheel aligns with […]

WBCSD and CEBDS Join Forces to Deliver Business Impact on the Road to COP30

MONTREUX, Switzerland – The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Development (CEBDS) today unveiled a new partnership to deliver impactful business engagement and actionable outcomes toward UNFCCC COP30. Over the next 18 months, WBCSD and CEBDS will work together to mobilize the private sector in Brazil and the […]

Business and Policy: now is the time to reach across the divide

Why is policy engagement essential for businesses to achieve their sustainability goals? How should ambitious businesses work most effectively with governments? How can public-private cooperation more rapidly unlock investment and scale markets? Here are some of my reflections from my first six months at WBCSD on why policy engagement is becoming essential for ambitious businesses […]

The Business Leaders Guide to Climate Adaptation & Resilience

The Business Leaders Guide to Climate Adaptation & Resilience supports senior decision-makers and their functional teams to integrate climate adaptation and resilience into organizational strategy, governance, and operations. Developed by WBCSD, Bain & Company, and Jupiter Intelligence, with the support of leading global businesses, the guide contains nine modules, each of which includes tools, frameworks, […]

Circular Transition Indicators (CTI)

Companies in the electronics sector are intensifying their efforts to transition toward circular business models. This shift is driven by evolving consumer needs, materials scarcity, regulatory pressures, and the mounting global issue of electronic waste (e-waste), which also carries environmental and social costs. The adoption of a standardized methodology can assist businesses in measuring and […]