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Innovative tools now available to strengthen management and disclosure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) information

For many businesses, managing multiple disclosure demands and increasing stakeholder pressure for disclosing environmental, social and governance (ESG) information is an ongoing challenge. On 3 April the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released the ESG Disclosure Handbook and Indicator Library to help companies address the issue. Both the handbook and the

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Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative to reduce environmental footprint of rice production

A major new consortium has announced the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI), an agreement to deliver smart and sustainable agri-solutions for rice farmers and supply chains supported by a USD $50 million funding proposal. Announced at the opening of the 2019 Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture in Bangkok, the SRLI

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Call for cooperation in West Africa to enhance information for farmers impacted by climate change

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Opus Insights B.V. (Opus) is calling for urgent action by the agricultural sector to implement technology solutions for farmers and supply chains affected by climate change in West Africa. To achieve this, WBCSD and Opus announced their plans to scale ‘CocoaCloud’,

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UN backed personal actions that everyone can take to support the sustainable development goals now in multiple languages

UN Environment, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Futerra has released translations of the Good Life Goals into six languages – Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. Simple, positive, and engaging by design, the Good Life Goals detail the things that people can do to have tangible impact on the

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