McDonald’s has pledged to slash greenhouse gas emissions – it’s charting a course for sustainable growth

McDonald’s has become the first global restaurant company to set an emissions reduction target in line with what the science says is needed to hold global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius.

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How oil and gas companies can prepare for a low-carbon world

The only way an oil and gas company can align with 2 degrees Celsius scenarios without reducing the emissions intensity of its energy products is by declining the production of its energy products.

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WEF: Mahindra challenges all companies to set science-based targets

Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, is challenging all businesses around the world to set a science-based emissions reduction target.

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Science-based targets becoming business norm as companies aim to align climate plans with Paris goals

The growing pace of corporate action is now impossible to ignore as hundreds of the world’s biggest businesses take bold action for the climate.

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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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Further, faster, together with corporate science-based targets

Further, faster, together with corporate science-based targets Authored by Lila Karbassi, Chief, Programmes, United Nations Global Compact The Paris Agreement marked the beginning of a new era in climate action. By committing to keep global temperature rise well below 2°C and as close to 1.5°C as possible, the 197 parties that signed the Agreement helped…

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