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 […]

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 […]

Toward a Just Transition In An Age of AgTech

Globally and in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs), a food systems transformation is underway. This transformation is being driven in part by socioeconomic, climatic and other trends, as well as a range of societal aspirations – notably those of nourishing the planet while decarbonizing the economy and remaining within planetary boundaries. In this context, a […]

Plant-forward is the future: How food businesses can make the most of the opportunity 

We’re at a critical point in shaping the future of our food systems. Status quo agricultural production and food consumption patterns contribute to excessive carbon emissions, land degradation and unhealthy populations worldwide. Leaders across business, government, and civil society are syncing up efforts to get our food system on the right track, and one of […]

Living Income: what, why and how

The wellbeing of farmers lies at the core of healthy agri-food systems. Yet, two-thirds of those living in poverty today are farmers and farm workers.   The concept of a Living Income is gaining rising momentum as a viable solution to poverty within agricultural value chains and as an opportunity for responsible business conduct.   In partnership […]