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 […]

Leading companies form collaborative agreements in India and Mexico to drive investments in zero-emission vehicles

Dubai, 5 December 2023 – Following the historical India e-truck demand announcement at G20, more than 30 major companies have united as part of the Zero-Emission Vehicles in Emerging Markets Initiative (ZEV-EMI), led by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), US and UK governments under the ZEV Transition Council (ZEVTC), and forged collaborative agreements in emerging […]

Zero-Emission Vehicle Emerging Markets Initiative: Public-private collaboration models & best practices

Despite progress in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) adoption, challenges persist. Variations in technology maturity, regional regulations and diverse market demands hinder a swift global transition. These complexities create investment uncertainties and widen the gap between intended global targets and the actual pace of ZEV deployment. This publication investigates the transformative potential of international public-private collaboration in […]

Global consortium of governments, industry and investors spearheads innovative investment strategy for zero-emission vehicles

Partners within the Collective for Clean Transport Finance will collaborate to accelerate investments in global projects for road transport electrification. Dubai, 4 December 2023 – Today, at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Government of the United Kingdom (as the ZEV Transition Council (ZEVTC) co-chair), the Government of the Netherlands, the World Bank, Amazon, DHL […]

Companies highlight integrated approaches as the new frontier for industrial decarbonization

Dubai, 29 November 2023 – In a new business brief published today by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Switch project, companies ABB, Accenture, Eaton and Schneider Electric, together with the BASE Foundation, Climate Group, Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) and Integrate to Zero explain how integrating decarbonization solutions presents a fast lane to net zero operations. […]

Accelerating to net-zero emissions: How integrated solutions can unlock corporate decarbonization

The time is ripe for businesses to make the leap to low-carbon operations. With supportive public policies and advancements in clean technology, a monumental shift is underway. Yet, to stay below the critical 1.5°C warming threshold, global cleantech investments must triple by the decade’s end. Business leaders face dilemmas between cost implications, technical feasibility, ROI, […]

Companies unite to advance truck electrification in India and signal demand for 7,700 electric freight vehicles by 2030

Fifteen prominent companies have come together under the Zero Emission Vehicles Emerging Markets Initiative (ZEV-EMI) and the Indian government’s E-FAST (Electric Freight Accelerator for Sustainable Transport) initiative to advance the electrification of the truck market in India.