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Global Reporting Inititiative (GRI)
Global Reporting Inititiative (GRI)
An international independent organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of... Read More
Access: Free
Type: Other Tools
Helping Boards Face Climate Change
Jul 19, 2017
Corporate secretaries and boards need to work together to ensure companies address climate change and other risks effectively. 
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Type: Info - Article Tools
Water Stewardship Toolbox
CEO Water Mandate
This Toolbox is a collection of guidance documents, discussion papers, online tools, and other resources that can help your company build its water... Read More
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The WBCSD Global Water Tool©
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
The Global Water Tool (GWT) is a free, publicly available resource for identifying corporate water risks and opportunities which provides easy... Read More
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Type: App Tools
C-ROADS Climate Change Policy Simulator
Climate Interactive
C-ROADS is a free, award-winning computer simulator that helps people understand the long-term climate impacts of actions that reduce greenhouse... Read More
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Unlocking Capital for Sustainability-Oriented Ventures: 7 Key Lessons for...
Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan
Nov 06, 2016
Entrepreneurship is challenging in all cases, and raising capital can be especially difficult. For sustainability-oriented entrepreneurs who aspire... Read More
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Type: Template / Workbook Tools
The Business Case for Supply Chain Sustainability
Supply chain sustainability is increasingly recognized as a key generator of business value and an important element of strong corporate... Read More
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Commercial Climate Calculator
Cal Recycle
The Commercial Climate Calculator (Excel, 584 KB), (sometimes known as the C3) helps businesses assess the financial, climate, and environmental... Read More
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Type: Downloadable Calculator Tools
Climate Change Knowledge Portal (CCKP) Beta
The World Bank
This tool is a hub of information, data and reports about climate change around the world. 
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Place-based Sustainability

A place-based collection of curated sustainability resources that show the connection between sustainability and real...
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Know Your Investor

An important step in understanding who you are as an investor is knowing how much risk you are willing to take. Every...
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Business Case Resources

Resources that will help you make the case for why your organization should get behind a particular initiative.
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Carbon Footprint Calculators

A set of curated resources that show various carbon footprint calculators organized by each of their particular facets.
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