Chinese Cement Companies Take Further Steps to Measure and Manage GHG Emissions
Citywide Greenhouse Gas Accounting Initiative in China Launched
CAIT 2.0 Provides Ready Access To GHG Emissions Data
On July 10, WRI launched the Beta version of its new Climate Analysis Indicators Tool, or CAIT 2.0.
Closing the Bankers' Loophole in Emissions Reporting
As the country reflects on the anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers and the subsequent bailouts of major banks, pressure is mounting for financial institutions and companies to more fully disclose their investment risks, especially those risks from climate change.
April 4th, 2012 – Agriculture workshop
Companies have repeatedly called for consistent and credible guidelines on how to account for the GHG emissions from agriculture within their corporate- or farm-level inventories. The GHG Protocol has just released a first draft of the ‘Agricultural Protocol’, aimed at providing exactly those guidelines. The Agricultural Protocol is a supplement to the Corporate Standard and new Scope 3 Standard, outlining how both producers and their supply chain partners (processors, food brand manufacturers, and food retailers, etc.) can measure the GHG impact of agricultural production.
Seeking Public Comments on New Protocol for City-level GHG Emissions
We are excited by the release of the first draft of the Global Protocol for Community-Scale GHG Emissions (GPC) to help cities around the world measure and report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using a more consistent protocol.
WRI to lead workshop on "Best Practices for Setting and Achieving Science-Based Targets" at Climate Leadership Conference, March 1 in Chicago
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.
PRESS RELEASE: New Greenhouse Gas Standards Unveiled in China for Corporate Value Chain and Product Emissions
Developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and Product Life Cycle Standards will enable companies to save money, reduce risks, and gain competitive advantage. It is the first time the two organizations have officially released GHG Protocol standards in China.
Asian Organizations Commit to Advance Corporate Action on Climate Change
Companies around the world are increasingly measuring and managing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in response to drivers like consumer preference, purchaser demands, and sustainability goals.
Business, Government, and NGOs Partner to Launch Brazil GHG Protocol Program
RELEASE: New Greenhouse Gas Standards Unveiled for Corporate Value Chain and Products in India
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol launched two new standards today in New Delhi, India, to empower businesses to better measure, manage, and report their greenhouse gas emissions.
Workshop: Integrating Agriculture into Corporate GHG Inventories
Rio+20 in the Rear View: A Look at Rio de Janeiro’s New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program
During the informal sessions of the U.N.’s Rio+20 conference on sustainable development last week, Rio de Janeiro city officials and the World Bank jointly launched a very timely project: the Rio Low-Carbon City Program.
Stakeholder Dialogue on Corporate GHG Accounting in India
India GHG Program Launch
On July 22, 2013, WRI India, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) launched the India GHG Program, a voluntary initiative to standardize measurement and management of GHG emissions in India.
Top Companies in Brazil Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the First Time
Petrobras, Ford Brasil, Walmart Brasil, and Whirlpool are some of the first companies to voluntarily measure and publicly report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using the Brazil GHG Protocol Program.
Climate Risk Experts: Transparency Should Be Fossil Fuel Companies' New Normal
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.
For the First Time, GHG Protocol to help Brazil Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agriculture
This past Sunday, WRI’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol team conducted a session at the Rio+20 event, “The Green Economy: Driving Business Value and Competitiveness.” The session included great dialogue between business leaders, policy makers, and WRI experts, and featured one very significant declaration: The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alan Charlton.
RELEASE: International Partners Release Pilot Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions
C40, ICLEI, WRI and partners achieve a significant milestone towards establishing a single standard for measuring emissions for cities
Global Climate Community Releases City-Scale Emissions Accounting Standard for Public Comment
Today C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability have released a draft edition of the Global Protocol for Community-scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions, commencing a one month period of public comment on the landmark effort, which harmonizes the emissions measurement and reporting process for cities of all sizes and geographies.