Harnessing taxonomies to help deliver sustainable development

Sustainability taxonomies are becoming central to the regulatory landscape, defining and classifying sustainable economic activities. Properly leveraging these frameworks is crucial for companies to align with governmental sustainable development priorities and to attract capital. In response to growing corporate needs for understanding and aligning with  taxonomies, WBCSD, in collaboration with Deloitte, presents the first paper […]

Building the business case for sustainability

In an era where the impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss, and social inequalities are increasingly evident, affecting the financial viability of companies across the economy. Our comprehensive guide demystifies the process of integrating sustainability into business operations, turning challenges into strategic opportunities.  This guide equips corporate finance and sustainability practitioners with the knowledge to […]

Fujitsu SX Survey reveals key success factors for sustainability

Half of CxOs that deliver both business growth and sustainability use data at high level Fujitsu Limited Kawasaki, April 23, 2024 Fujitsu today released the results of the “2024 Fujitsu SX Survey,” (1) highlighting the results of a survey of 600 corporate executives (CxOs) from organizations in15 countries, investigating their progress in achieving Sustainability Transformation (SX) and […]

Briefing on key trends for 2024

WBCSD has compiled this briefing document synthesizing some of the key trends shaping sustainability in 2024 to support our members and partners in navigating some of the headwinds and tailwinds that look set to affect our collective efforts to realize transformation this year. Content for this briefing has been drawn from a review of more […]

Delivering Impact in a Time of Complexity

This year’s annual review of WBCSD’s member companies’ sustainability and integrated reports in partnership with Radley Yeldar (RY) is titled “Delivering Impact in a Time of Complexity“. Marking the eleventh installment of Reporting matters, this edition introduces an evolved evaluation framework designed to guide companies in an era of rapidly evolving reporting regulations and increased stakeholder expectations.  Reporting matters […]

Guiding the integration of sustainability in valuation: A framework​ for integration, research examples and reflections

In today’s financial landscape, sustainability is emerging as a key driver in investment decision-making processes, and has the potential to incentivize and scale capital allocation via the integration into intrinsic valuation and pricing.  Our primer explores sustainability in intrinsic valuation, offering a structured framework, exploring key intervention points for integration including forecasted financials and model […]

Innovative City-Business Collaboration: Indore, India – Collaboration as a driver for sustainable mobility

This study describes the Sustainable Mobility 2.0 multi-stakeholder approach as carried out in Indore (India) to develop a holistic sustainable mobility plan that addresses the mobility issues prioritized by the city. Indore is one of the 6 showcase cities having collaborated with SMP2.0. This study is part of ICLEI-WBCSD joint report “Innovative city-business collaboration – Emerging good practice to enhance sustainable […]