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

Gap, NIKE, Inc., Levi’s Among Retailers Joining Initiative to Tackle Climate Impacts

As Climate Week begins in New York, six top apparel companies announced that they are joining the Science Based Targets initiative.

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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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BT’s science-based target includes ambitious supply chain goals

BT’s Gabrielle Ginér and Dexter Galvin from CDP explain how CDP data will help meet this ambitious target to keep global temperature rise below 1.5°C.

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The blueprint to a low-carbon construction industry

The blueprint to a low-carbon construction industry by Tony Rooke, Reporting and Project Director, CDP The volume of construction output worldwide is projected to grow by 85 percent by 2030. This presents a dual challenge to the global construction industry. It has to meet both increasing demand and mitigate the increasing political, regulatory and financial risk as…

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The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics

The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics by Deborah Drew and Genevieve Yehounme, World Resources Institute Roughly 20 pieces of clothing per person are manufactured each year. Growth of the multi-trillion-dollar apparel industry has been fed by “fast fashion,” which makes clothing cheaply and quickly with a low price-tag. These visuals illustrate why the apparel industry must…

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