Developed collectively by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the Council for Inclusive Capitalism and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) this report represents a compilation of insights and case studies to support energy companies in their efforts to advance a just transition to a net-zero carbon energy system.

India is forecasted to account for 40% of the world’s additional energy demand by 2040 and plans to meet a large majority of this growing energy demand from renewable energy sources. Energy storage is vital for managing the expected supply and demand variability increase.

Food affordability is an important determinant of food choice and access, driving dietary patterns, nutrition status and overall health and environmental outcomes.

The analysis and disclosure of climate-related financial impacts are important to achieving a sustainable and timely transition to a low carbon future.

Demand for industrial products has risen considerably in the past two decades, along with energy consumption and CO2 emissions. Process heat in industry accounts for 29% of global final energy demand, and carbon dioxide emissions that are roughly equal in size to total emissions from the transportation sector.

A new report from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), supported by professional services firm, Arup, calls on the built environment industry to adopt a whole life-cycle approach to assessing the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings.

This report addresses the current and future context for urban mobility, including the sustainability challenges ahead. It reviews how the urban mobility landscape is changing with respect to mobility operators and services.

The need for robust risk management capabilities is of particular relevance to the energy system, which faces significant risk from the changing ESG landscape and evolving business operating models in response to the transition to a net-zero global economy.

India wants to be a global leader in the manufacturing and adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). The country sees the energy transition in mobility as an important part of its emissions reduction, energy security and industrial strategies.

The paper specifically looks at the business case for Digital Climate Advisory Services (DCAS) for both farmers and companies, which is highlighted as one of the key challenges for DCAS in India. The study has shown that where farmers can access it, DCAS more often than not has a strong business case for them.