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New study shows Japan’s growing market demand for quality information on environmental, social and governance considerations

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) released a report on the corporate sustainability reporting landscape in Japan. The report highlights that there’s growing market demand for more information on ESG issues and considerations.   By comparing Japan’s sustainability reporting practices with those of the

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World Bank Group Announces $50 billion over Five Years for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

The World Bank Group has launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp up direct adaptation climate finance to reach $50 billion over FY21–25. This financing level—an average of $10 billion a year—is more than double what was achieved during FY15-18.

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New project facilitates collaboration across the energy value chain to decarbonize heating, cooling, power and transport

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched its newest project, New Energy Solutions. By facilitating cross-sectoral collaboration, the project aims to scale up pre-commercial and/or proven low-carbon technologies that are being deployed too slowly across the power, transport, industry and buildings sectors. To limit global warming to 1.5°C,

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Going further, faster: The World Business Council releases its 2018 report on the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released “Going further, Faster,” its 2018 progress report on the Low-Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact. LCTPi is a unique, action-oriented program that brings together 235 companies

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