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Why Working with Social Innovators Advancing Racial, Ethnic Equity Is Smart Business
Why Working with Social Innovators Advancing Racial, Ethnic Equity Is Smart Business

3 weeks ago - New Schwab Foundation research provides scalable lessons on how to drive value creation by addressing systemic socioeconomic exclusion at the local and global levels.

Post-Davos, 4 Key Considerations for Sustainability in 2024
Post-Davos, 4 Key Considerations for Sustainability in 2024

2 months ago - Here are 4 takeaways from the 2024 WEF annual meeting that the business world should incorporate into sustainability strategies for the year ahead.

Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders: 10 Measures to Close the Emissions-Reduction Gap
Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders: 10 Measures to Close the Emissions-Reduction Gap

3 months ago - New WEF report finds a 600-gigaton gap in national emissions-reduction ambitions and policies that must be closed to keep 1.5°C target alive, and outlines 10 ways for businesses and governments to accelerate decarbonization and close this gap.

WEF: Disinformation, Societal Fragmentation Top Global Risks as Environmental Threats Intensify
WEF: Disinformation, Societal Fragmentation Top Global Risks as Environmental Threats Intensify

3 months ago - 'Global Risks Report 2024' calls for greater cooperation between the public and private sectors to focus global cooperation on rapidly building guardrails for the most disruptive emerging risks.

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WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points
WEF’s New Immersive Technology Hub to Address Climate Tipping Points

7 months ago - Part of the Global Collaboration Village, leaders can now come together in the metaverse to experience and solve the deepening effects of the climate crisis.

Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation
Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation

7 months ago - The challenge seeks next-generation aviation solutions including alternative fuels and propulsion technologies; and innovations in feedstock, engineering, and physical and market infrastructure.

50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs
50+ CEOs Join Aviation Industry Initiative to Transform Airports into Clean-Energy Hubs

9 months ago - The World Economic Forum’s Airports of Tomorrow initiative seeks to address the energy, infrastructure and financing needs of the transition to a net-zero aviation industry by 2050.

Deloitte, Salesforce, World Economic Forum Launch Yes San Francisco, Urban Sustainability Challenge
Deloitte, Salesforce, World Economic Forum Launch Yes San Francisco, Urban Sustainability Challenge

10 months ago - The first location-based UpLink Challenge seeks solutions that will further position San Francisco as a model for resilient and inclusive cities of the future.

Davos 2023: 5 Takeaways for Companies Engaged in the Climate Fight
Davos 2023: 5 Takeaways for Companies Engaged in the Climate Fight

1 year ago - Promising developments in expanding the blue economy, philanthropy for climate action, and heavy industry net-zero commitments were among hopeful highlights from the annual gathering.

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New Tools Helping Companies Better Track, Meet Ambitious Climate Goals — with No Time to Waste
New Tools Helping Companies Better Track, Meet Ambitious Climate Goals — with No Time to Waste

2 years ago - The emergence of a host of new carbon-monitoring and -tracking tools is better equipping companies with the data to achieve their climate goals — but time is running short to turn this into meaningful action.

Climate Failure, Growing Social Divides Top WEF’s Global Risks for 2022
Climate Failure, Growing Social Divides Top WEF’s Global Risks for 2022

2 years ago - The World Economic Forum's annual global survey of experts finds only 1 in 6 are optimistic and only 1 in 10 believe in our ability to implement a stable, sustainable global recovery.

Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership
Electronics Giants, Global Orgs Launch Circular Electronics Partnership

3 years ago - Cisco, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the founding members of the alliance — which sees the biggest names in tech, consumer goods and waste management working together to enable a circular economy for electronics by 2030.

Latin America, Caribbean Embrace Transition to Circular Economy
Latin America, Caribbean Embrace Transition to Circular Economy

3 years ago - A regional coalition, led by UNEP, will support access to financing by the public and private sector, with special emphasis on SMEs — to foster innovation and the implementation of specific projects in the region.

Trending: Welcome to the Age of Stakeholder Capitalism
Trending: Welcome to the Age of Stakeholder Capitalism

3 years ago - Two global coalitions have committed to make good on their companies’ DEI commitments; and adhere to a new set of Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics, respectively. Larry Fink’s annual CEO letter expounds on the need for both.

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WEF: Decarbonizing Supply Chains Would Be Game-Changer for Fighting Climate Change
WEF: Decarbonizing Supply Chains Would Be Game-Changer for Fighting Climate Change

3 years ago - The opportunity for impact is especially high for consumer-facing companies, whose supply chain emissions far outweigh their direct emissions from manufacturing.

US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees
US Corporates, Governments, NGOs Join Global Push to Plant 1T Trees

3 years ago - Healthy and resilient forests are a key part of efforts to combat the negative impacts of climate change. Studies have shown trees can reduce temperatures by 9 degrees and energy costs by $7.8 billion a year. 

WEF: 395M New Jobs by 2030 If Businesses Prioritize Nature
WEF: 395M New Jobs by 2030 If Businesses Prioritize Nature

3 years ago - As governments and businesses look to rebuilding the global economy post-pandemic, a new study from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found that ‘nature-positive’ solutions can create 395 million jobs by 2030.

A Week of 'Globalization 4.0': Sustainability Lessons from the WEF 2019
A Week of 'Globalization 4.0': Sustainability Lessons from the WEF 2019

5 years ago - The central theme of the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos last week was “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a New Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” But what is Globalization 4.0, and what are the main sustainability lessons that practitioners can take away from the week?

Live from Davos: CDP and Corporate Knights Highlight Global Sustainability Leaders
Live from Davos: CDP and Corporate Knights Highlight Global Sustainability Leaders

5 years ago - On Tuesday of this week, both CDP and Corporate Knights announced the results of their 2018 assessment of thousands of global companies in the areas of climate change (CDP) and the broader topic of sustainability (Corporate Knights).

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2018 Circulars Honors 7 Innovators Accelerating a Waste-Free Future
2018 Circulars Honors 7 Innovators Accelerating a Waste-Free Future

6 years ago - At the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, WEF, the Forum of Young Global Leaders and Accenture revealed the winners of the 2018 Circulars. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy. The fourth annual awards ceremony showcased advances from the private and public sectors that drive innovation and growth while reducing dependence on scarce natural resources.