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World Resources Institute and Ørsted How Governments Can Scale up Private Sector Investment in the Renewable Energy Transition

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To speed up the decarbonisation of the energy sector and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, governments must work with the private sector to scale up much needed investments through conducive regulatory frameworks and policy solutions, says WRI and Ørsted in their new joint working paper.

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To speed up the decarbonisation of the energy sector and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, governments must work with the private sector to scale up much needed investments through conducive regulatory frameworks and policy solutions, says WRI and Ørsted in their new joint working paper.

Bloomberg Pledges to Serve More Planet-Saving, Healthy Plant-based Foods

Signing on to Cool Food Pledge shows commitment to reducing food-related GHG emissions
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December 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg has committed to serve more climate-friendly foods through the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants aiming to slash food-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2030. Groups serving a combined 800+ million meals annually have already signed on to this new initiative.

City of Rio to Host First C40 Event to Unlock Access to City Financing

C40, the Citi Foundation and WRI to convene public & private sectors for financial collaboration April 5-7 at the Museum of Tomorrow
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Rio de Janeiro, 16 March, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the City of Rio de Janeiro announced a first-of-its-kind global financing forum to accelerate city climate action. The C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum – hosted along with the Citi Foundation and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities – will bring together senior decision-makers from financial institutions, the private sector and more than a dozen city governments from across the globe. The Forum will take place April 5-7 at the City of Rio de Janeiro’s iconic new Museum of Tomorrow.

Mars One of 12 Leading Companies to Sign Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products that meet their needs
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Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

Citi's Pamela Flaherty Honored by the World Resources Institute at 2014 Courage to Lead Event

Award recognizes leaders whose global vision has inspired people and changed institutions and industries to create a better world.
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New York, New York, June 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi today announced that Pamela Flaherty, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Citi and President and CEO, the Citi Foundation, has been honored by the World Resources Institute at its biennial Courage to Lead event, recognizing leaders who whose global vision has inspired people and changed institutions and industries to create a better world. In her role at Citi, Flaherty is leading the firm’s approach to numerous global environmental and economic development challenges, including climate change and financial inclusion.

New Guide Helps Companies Report Their Climate Policy Positions

First-of-its-Kind Guide Calls on Companies to Align Corporate Sustainability Initiatives and Climate Policy
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New York, 14 November 2013 /3BL Media/ – For the first time ever, companies have a guide to manage and report on their direct and indirect influences on climate policy. The UN Global Compact, in cooperation with seven leading international organizations, today released guidelines to help companies engage in climate policy in a transparent and accountable way that is consistent with their sustainability commitments.

3 Companies that Are Making Money by Embracing Sustainability

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Superstorm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter were the biggest news this week and last. The combination of two powerful forces resulted in unprecedented and widespread damage. Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted.

GE, Coke Among Industry Leaders Launching Water Risk Mapping Project

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

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For companies such as Goldman Sachs and GE, water has become not only a main area of concentration regarding sustainable practice, but also a potential business opportunity to help its clients overcome challenges. This article details the new Aqueduct Alliance, WRI’s portal for water risk analysis, and how companies are using this to make more informed decisions concerning water.

Ceres Announces Leading Sustainability Advocates, Legal Experts as New Board Members

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston - June 22, 2011 - Ceres today announced it has added four new members to its Board of Directors: Carl Pope, chairman of the Sierra Club; Janet Ranganathan, vice president for Science and Research at the World Resources Institute (WRI);

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