This toolkit which aims to support the finance sector in progressing towards the sustainable financing of industries impacting forests. It provides financial institutions with guidance in client acceptance procedures, portfolio management, designing a clear and pragmatic forestry policy and the creation of internal procurement policies for forestry products.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) recognizes the critical linkages that exist between land use and climate change (including agricultural and forestry activities). Indeed, changes in the Earth

This report, produced jointly by IUCN and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), identifies 16 initiatives or tools for water management, driven by business leaders, civil society and governments, which have emerged since 2006.

This report argues that recycling concrete reduces natural resource exploitation and waste going to landfill. It asks for an ultimate goal of

Results of an economic and policy modeling project aimed at improving understanding of impacts of various carbon policies on emissions reductions in the cement sector.It shows that cement production is likely to more than double by 2030. As a consequence, emissions could increase significantly, albeit at a slower pace than cement production.

This scoping study report reaches the conclusion that any attempt to advance corporate ecosystem valuation should focus on new ways of valuing ecosystem dependencies and impacts and incorporating these values within existing financial and business planning tools, drawing where relevant on the existing methods that have been developed specifically to value ecosystem services.

Based on extensive research conducted over the past four years, the Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB) project has developed recommendations and an actionable roadmap to transform the building sector. The project began with a comprehensive

A rapid transition towards a low-carbon economy is essential
to addressing the climate change challenge. The International
Energy Agency

This latest report is on the state of mobility in Bangalore, Dar es Salaam, S

The objectives of this study were: to raise awareness of the importance of mobility as a driver for economic development in Bangalore; to examine opportunities to narrow the mobility