WBCSD has launched the very first Microgrid hub, designed to help commercial and industrial companies to develop low-carbon microgrids. The Hub will act as a living library where companies can browse and submit existing project examples. It already features case studies by ABB, Schneider Electric, Eaton, CIAA and IAMGOLD Corporation Explore the Hub today. What will you learn, and what can you contribute?



We’re calling for urgent action to strengthen agricultural productivity and climate resilience in the West African cocoa landscape. Together with Kellogg Company, Mondelez International, Olam and Opus Insights, we’re calling on the agricultural sector to implement technology solutions for farmers and supply chains affected by climate change in the area. We’re partnering to scale up CocoaCloud, a pre-competitive data platform and impact initiative that can help support climate-smart decisions. Explore more


Putting the SDGs at the heart of business

See what WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker has to say about putting the Sustainable Development Goals at the core of business strategy: the SDGs can open new markets, enhance risk management, and help establish a better social contract. The discussion took place at GreenBiz in Phoenix Arizona, and Mr Bakker was joined for the high-level plenary discussion on integrating the SDGs into a business core strategy by Tim Mohin, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and Heather Clancy, Greenbiz’s Editorial Director. Explore more


A new initiative for sustainable rice

The Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI) is a new agreement to deliver smart and sustainable agri-solutions for rice farmers and supply chains. Together with UN Environment, FAO, International Rice Research Institute, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Sustainable Rice Platform and WBCSD, the SRLI will support the sustainable production of rice in Southeast Asia from 2020 to assist farmers and supply chains adversely impacted by climate change in the region. Explore more


Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber

The Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) recently held its inaugural General Assembly in Singapore, to discuss the priorities that will define the work of the group in the future. GPSNR is an independent platform that will lead improvements in the socio-economic and environmental performance of the value chain for natural rubber. Explore more


Waiting on the world to change

How do you address a global challenge at the local level? For the eighth year in a row, the risk of a “water crisis” has ranked in the top 5 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report. WBCSD members are alert to the risks, and most of the 158 companies in the Reporting matters deep dive on water evaluated water as an issue that impacts their business, with more than half highlighting water as a material issue. But there’s a gap when it comes to articulating the contextual or local nature of water-risks in sustainability reports. Explore more


Arcadis and WBCSD help cities transition to sustainable mobility

Every city around the world shares similar challenges: reducing emissions, improving sustainable mobility, providing the right infrastructure and improving access and safety. In this article, Paul Fielden from WBCSD member Arcadis outlines the four positive steps it is taking with WBCSD’s help to solve these challenges. Explore more


WBCSD in the news

Read some of WBCSD's media coverage this month, with articles featured in The Economist, the Financial Times, Folha de Sao.Paulo. The Harvard Gazette, UN Environment, Ethical Corporation, GAIN, Confectionery News and Edie.net among others. Explore more


Catch up with the latest

  • Welcome to our newest member Buhler Group
  • The Good Life Goals – personal actions that everyone can take to help address the SDGs - are now available in Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish
  • Read the new paper on how multi-technology structures can help reduce companies reduce the risk associated with renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • Congratulations to 46 leaders who started the 2019 WBCSD Leadership Program at the Yale School of Environmental Management in NYC

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