The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched the Protein Impact Framework, a progress report supporting businesses to make balanced assessments of the sustainability and health impacts of different animal and plant protein products and production methods.
The sustainability, health and business impact of different protein types are among the Read More
Easy access to the world's cutting edge environmentally sustainable building is now available though a new case study library. Launched by the World Green Building Council, each case study demonstrates a building that has enhanced performance in relation to health benefits and net zero operational carbon; as verified by established Read More
Ministers from dozens of countries accounting for over 80% of the world economy today took part in the International Energy Agency’s first Clean Energy Transitions Summit, discussing how to bring about a sustainable and resilient recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and achieve a definitive peak in global carbon emissions.
Ministers participating Read More
The number of countries providing information and data to the UN Climate Change secretariat on forest-related mitigation actions continues to rise. This increases transparency on global efforts to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions.
In addition, systems for measuring, reporting and verifying forest-related emissions by developing country Parties to the UN Climate Read More
On World Ocean Day, the Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) has announced its vision for 1,400 GW of offshore wind globally by 2050 to drive decarbonisation and a green economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. This ambition goes beyond current offshore wind forecasts, but is entirely achievable considering the Read More
In a time when people are asked to stay home and practice social distancing due to COVID-19, international collaboration is moving away from in-person events to online meetings. With a laptop and a camera, it is still possible to connect in real-time with colleagues across the world to ensure that Read More
The Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS COP13) concluded in Gandhinagar, India with the adoption of a number of significant resolutions and decisions to address the conservation needs and threats facing migratory species around the Read More
Addressing the climate crisis is front and centre of President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen’s incoming EU Commission, and leading this charge is Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President-Designate for the European Green Deal.
During Timmermans’ hearing in the European Parliament, the Dutch politician presented an ambitious vision for a Green Deal, laying out his plan Read More
Nineteen forward-thinking, agriculture-centric companies, together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), have launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios. This coalition – named “One Planet Business for Biodiversity” (OP2B) – was formally launched on stage at the United Read More
Offshore wind is now contributing more and more to the growth of the wind industry and the energy transition globally. Since 2013, the market has grown by an average of 21% each year, with more than 4 GW of new capacity installed each year in 2017 and 2018, making up Read More