Major U.S. Businesses Have Pledged to Act on Climate. Here’s What That Looks Like.

Major U.S. businesses have pledged to act on climate. Here's what that looks like. Authored by Cynthia Cummis, Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation, WRI Country negotiators are in the spotlight at UN climate negotiations in Bonn. But the private sector will be represented at COP23 as well, particularly from the United States. Major U.S. corporations are stepping…

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18 Sep

2017

More than 300 Companies, Including 50 from the U.S., Commit to Set Science-Based Targets

More than 300 global companies have now committed to set emissions reduction targets through the Science Based Targets initiative.

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As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business

As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business By Kevin Moss, Global Director of the Business Center, World Resources Institute  On October 5, the Paris Agreement on climate change cleared the final hurdle to go into full effect. This required at least 55 countries representing at least 55 percent of emissions to join–as I…

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