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Announcement  |   08.26.2021  |   mollie.freeman@wri.org

WBCSD is hiring for a Climate Taxonomy Specialist (Manager) to join their Climate & Energy Team.

Announcement  |   08.26.2021  |   mollie.freeman@wri.org

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is hiring for a Learning & Development Associate.

Announcement  |   07.08.2021  |   matt.herbert@wri.org

WRI and WBCSD launched the GHG Protocol Carbon Removals and Land Sector Initiative in January 2020 to develop new GHG Protocol standards and guidance for corporate-level GHG inventories: Carbon Removals Standard, Land Sector Guidance, and Bioenergy Guidance. The new guidance will build on the Corporate Standard and Scope 3 Standard to explain how companies should account for these activities in GHG inventories.

Announcement  |   02.23.2021  |   maxine.chikumbo@wri.org

  Thank you for your interest in the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and SBTi Forest, Land and Agriculture webinar.

Announcement  |   08.18.2020  |   matt.herbert@wri.org

The recently launched Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) policy assessment guides, built in part upon the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Policy and Action Standard, offer a set of methodologies to help countries assess the impacts of policies and actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, achieve sustainable development outcomes and drive transformational change.

Blog post  |   08.18.2020  |   matt.herbert@wri.org

The Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (Version 1.1) is being developed by WRI, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), and ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI). This version is an update to the original Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories published in 2014.

Announcement  |   10.15.2019  |   matt.herbert@wri.org

The GHG Protocol is developing new guidance on how companies and organizations should account for greenhouse gas emissions and carbon removals from land use, land use change, bioenergy, and related topics.

Blog post  |   03.11.2019  |   matt.herbert@wri.org

Cold-water laundry detergents, fuel-saving tires, energy-efficient ball bearings, emissions-saving data centers. Corporations are increasingly claiming that their goods and services reduce emissions. But there is a big problem: These avoided emissions claims are often unverifiable or inaccurate.

Announcement  |   01.07.2019  |   yelena

Join us March 20-22 in Baltimore to connect with the nation’s thought leaders and decision-makers at the 8th annual Climate Leadership Conference. WRI is co-hosting Scaling Collective Action: Best Practices for Setting and Achieving SBTs in the Value Chain workshop on Wednesday, March 20th from 9:00 – 10:30 am.

Announcement  |   12.21.2018  |   yelena

World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks qualified assistance to develop a user-friendly tool to track implementation and effects of climate actions. Interested vendors should be prepared to submit a full proposal by January 25th, 2019, with aim to deliver the full tool by June 2019. 

Blog post  |   05.25.2018  |   yelena

Banks are connected to every part of the economy through their investing and lending activities. That means they play a crucial role in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy. The financial sector is increasingly aware of the need to shift capital flows away from companies and activities that contribute to the climate problem and into climate solutions.

Announcement  |   10.26.2017  |   yelena

Designed for policymakers and practitioners developing economy-wide or sector-specific GHG reporting programs, the course Designing MRV Systems for Entity-Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions is now accepting enrolees for a facilitated online course, to take place Nov. 13 - Dec. 4, 2017.

Press Release  |   10.19.2017  |   yelena

A new program to help advance local climate initiatives in cities worldwide was launched today. The City Climate Planner program is being led by the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and was created by The World Bank Group along with C40 Cities, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, and World Resources Institute through funding provided by the Korea Green Growth Trust Fund.

In the News  |   08.18.2017  |   yelenaa

With cities developing at a whirlwind pace, it's more urgent than ever to track the GHG emissions they are pumping into the atmosphere. In the August 2017 issue of TerraGreen, Aditi Phansalkar explores how frameworks including the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories (GPC) are helping meet that challenge.

In the News  |   03.17.2017  |   yelena

The City of Boulder achieved a 5.2 percent reduction in community greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2015 as compared to a 2005 baseline, according to an analysis of the most recently available data. This progress occurred during a time of economic and population growth in the city, magnifying the reductions even more.

Announcement  |   03.12.2017  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

Join us March 1-3 in Chicago to connect with the nation’s leaders on climate at the sixth annual Climate Leadership Conference (CLC). The CLC convenes around U.S. EPA’s prestigious Climate Leadership Awards, and brings climate, energy and sustainability professionals together to address climate change through policy, innovation and business solutions. WRI will host a workshop "Best Practices for Setting and Achieving Science-Based Targets" on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 from 10:00am – 12:30pm.

In the News  |   12.15.2016  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

A panel of economic experts unveil a set of recommendations to protect investors from a head-in-the-sand approach to global warming's inevitable impacts. That is the recommendation of a blue-ribbon panel convened by the economically powerful Group of 20.

Blog post  |   12.14.2016  |   yelena

Fossil fuel companies hold vast oil, gas and coal reserves that help determine their market value. These reserves are also the basis to understanding the potential climate risks of burning these fuels. Yet not a single fossil fuel company in the world discloses potential emissions from their reserves – and that is a big problem.

In the News  |   11.25.2016  |   Christian.Aldridge@wri.org

With the Paris Agreement having come into force this year, 12 months after it was agreed, it is more important than ever for businesses to understand, report on, and reduce their carbon emissions.

Blog post  |   10.05.2016  |   yelena

Chengdu Development and Reform Commission developed its first greenhouse gas inventory in 2015 (based on 2010 data). This inventory revealed valuable insights about the sources of the city’s emissions. 

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