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World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) brings together some 200 international companies in a shared commitment to sustainable development through economic growth, ecological balance and social progress. Our members are drawn from more than 30 countries and 20 major industrial sectors. We also benefit from a global network of 50+ national and regional business councils and partner organizations. Our mission is to provide business leadership as a catalyst for change toward sustainable development, and to support the business license to operate, innovate and grow in a world increasingly shaped by sustainable development issues.

New Report Shows That Costa Rica Is Raising the Bar for Sustainability Reporting Ambitions Image

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03-12-18

New Report Shows That Costa Rica Is Raising the Bar for Sustainability Reporting Ambitions

Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) in collaboration with the Business Association for Development (AED), released a case study on the 

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01-18-18

A New Window Onto Sustainability: Microsoft Corporation Joins WBCSD

Global Cloud IT leader Microsoft Corporation has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). 

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. ...

World Business Council Releases Policy Recommendations for Climate Negotiators at the Start of COP23 in Bonn Image

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11-06-17

World Business Council Releases Policy Recommendations for Climate Negotiators at the Start of COP23 in Bonn

Today at the start of COP23, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released key ...

Business Will Continue the Journey to Deliver the Paris Agreement Image

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06-02-17

Business Will Continue the Journey to Deliver the Paris Agreement

Adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 was a watershed moment for the world in tackling climate change. At the Paris conference, governments, science, city mayors and company leaders came together to address one of the great challenges of our time. Leading businesses have the solutions,...

WBCSD Elects Peter Bakker As Its New President Image

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09-09-11

WBCSD Elects Peter Bakker As Its New President

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The World Business Counci...

WBCSD Launches Global Water Tool to Help Companies Manage Water Use Image

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08-07-07

WBCSD Launches Global Water Tool to Help Companies Manage Water Use

GENEVA - August 7, 2007 - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) will officially launch its Global Water Tool during World Water Week in Stockholm on 15 August 2007.

It's a free and easy-to-use tool for companies and org...

Leading Utility Companies Urge Action to Reverse Unsustainable Trends Image

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10-24-06

Leading Utility Companies Urge Action to Reverse Unsustainable Trends

NEW YORK - Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), along with eight of the world's leading electric utility companies, released "Powering a Sustainable Future," a report which contains an "agenda for concerted action" to secure future el...

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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