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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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Walmart’s Science Based Target: A Game Changer

Walmart’s Science Based Target: A Game Changer By Pedro Faria, Technical Director, CDP This week Walmart became the 26th company to successfully set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets that are in line with what climate science says is necessary to keep global warming below two degrees centigrade. Approving Walmart’s science-based target marks a turning point…

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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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Post Paris, the spotlight shines bright on business climate action

Post Paris, the spotlight shines bright on business climate action By Paul Simpson, chief executive officer, CDP With the Paris Agreement – unprecedented in speed of ratification – came a clear message for businesses worldwide: the transition to a low carbon economy is inevitable and accelerating; adapt and thrive or continue with business as usual…

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How Mars and WRI developed science-based sustainability targets

How Mars and WRI developed science-based sustainability targets by Samantha Putt del Pino, Director, Sustainable Business Initiatives, World Resources Institute Surely you have considered how the foods you buy take a toll on the environment. But have you ever thought about how that toll is multiplied by everyone around the world who buys food?  Can…

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Science based targets guidance webinar – Americas

Science based targets guidance webinar - Americas: 16 October 2014 CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF invite you to a webinar to learn about the Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach (SDA), a new method to develop science-based corporate GHG reduction targets. This series of webinars is part of a larger public consultation process to…

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