A company sourcing Brazil nuts creates both environmental benefits and solid profits.
Five Innovative, Environmentally-Focused Companies from Emerging Markets to Present at NYU Stern School on April 6, 2011
Bringing clean energy to India’s rural poor consumers creates cascading economic and social benefits, in addition to profits.
This piece originally appeared in The Economic Times (India).
Do the revised reporting guidelines for the oil and gas industry go far enough?
President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address setting new goals for America’s energy future.
Here are some of the targets he announced:
By 2035, 80 percent of America’s electricity should come from clean energy;
By 2015, America should have 1 million electric vehicles on the road; and
WRI’s annual MindShare Meeting helps companies stay in front of the latest environmental trends.
Is it possible to do good in the world while also making a profit? A growing group of investors, known as “impact investors”, believe that it is.
This piece is cross-posted from the New Ventures website.
A new mapping tool identifies and measures exposure to water risk.
Correction:: The survey cited in this article was conducted by CDP Water Disclosure, not the Water Disclosure Project as previously stated. - 12/8/10
Kirsty Jenkinson talks about how New Ventures, WRI’s center for environmental entrepreneurship, helps environmentally-focused small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets compete in a global economy.
What is New Ventures?
p>Chinese suppliers can improve their business performance by adopting high environmental standards, according to a new working paper by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE). The paper, “Greening Supply Chains in China,” highlights the experiences of five companies in China that have