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Sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to begin to align their organizations with the SDGsThe World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched the... Read More

Our Innovating Sustainable Lifestyles work stream is investigating what combination of products and services will enable a sustainable lifestyle.Sustainable lifestyles... Read More

Comparison Sets: Maturity Models & Roadmaps

Vision 2050 outlines a pathway to reach a sustainable global society by 2050, in which the earth’s 9 billion people live well and within the limits of the planet. The... Read More

The Scope 2 Guidance standardizes how corporations measure emissions from purchased or acquired electricity, steam, heat and cooling (called “scope 2 emissions”). The... Read More

The Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard allows companies to assess their entire value chain emissions impact and identify where to focus reduction activities.

This publication marks our fifth edition of Reporting matters. Our research has confirmed that many organizations find it challenging to meet the increasing number of... Read More

This sector guide to the Social Capital Protocol supports sustainability practitioners from companies in the forest value chain in measuring and valuing their social impacts.

The Forest Products Sector Guide was developed by WBCSD’s Forest Solutions Group (FSG) on behalf of the Natural Capital Coalition, with technical support from PwC.  It... Read More

Primary Functions:Make the business case for investing in natural infrastructure, including healthy river basins and wetlandsThe Natural Infrastructure for Business... Read More

Primary Functions:Assess the current status of access to safe WASH at the workplace in a given facilitySupport decision-making regarding investments and priority actionsThe... Read More

WBCSD has developed a set of guidelines which provide a structured framework and approach that companies can follow as they embark upon SDG road-mapping for their... Read More

The CSI Guidelines on Quarry Rehabilitation contain a clear set of recommendations for the development and implementation of a quarry rehabilitation plan. Their main... Read More

The WBCSD has developed a certain number of tools, methodologies or principles that aim to support member companies’ sustainability journey.These different tools are... Read More

The WBCSD Global Water Tool (GWT) is a free online module that helps companies compare their water use, wastewater discharge, and facility information with validated... Read More

Our tools enable companies to develop comprehensive and reliable inventories of their GHG emissions. Calculating emissions is a multi-step process. An accurate and useful... Read More

CEO Guide to climate-related financial disclosures. The TCFD’s objectives are to develop climate-related disclosure recommendations that: Provide information for investors... Read More

The Chemical Sector SDG Roadmap (Roadmap) is an initiative led by a selection of leading chemical companies and industry associations, convened by the World Business... Read More

This Business Guide to Water Valuation provides business-specific guidance on the main concepts and techniques associated with water valuation. The intention is to arm... Read More

Companies are increasingly interested in measuring socio-economic impact as part of maintaining their license to operate, improving the business enabling environment,... Read More

Comparison Sets: Maturity Models & Roadmaps

The GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard provides requirements and guidance for companies and other organizations preparing a corporate-level GHG... Read More

The Natural Capital Protocol is a framework designed to help generate trusted, credible, and actionable information for business managers to inform decisions.The Protocol... Read More

This first-of-its-kind framework enables companies to consider the actual benefits and value of the ecosystem services they depend upon and impact, giving them new... Read More

Natural (or green) infrastructure is a planned or managed natural or semi natural system (such as mangroves or wetlands) that can help companies harness ecosystem services... Read More

Primary Functions:Learn how you can align your strategies as well as measure and manage your contribution to the realization of the SDGs.The SDG Compass provides guidance... Read More

An organization’s enterprise risk management function plays a critical role in monitoring and managing the risks and opportunities that stem from the internal and external... Read More

The challengeThe reporting world is complex. Understanding what, where and how to report sustainability information, while keeping up with the latest developments, is tough... Read More

The GHG Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard (referred to as the Product Standard) provides requirements and guidance for companies and other... Read More

The ELD Land Materiality Screening Tool is a tool designed to enable companies to better assess the significance of land to their business. The objectives of the tool are... Read More

The purpose of this Guide is to assist sustainability officers and business procurement managers to develop and implement their wood and paper-based procurement policies.... Read More

The BMP Guidance applies primarily to quarries, but the principles can be applied to any mining site. The primary audience for this document is therefore environmental... Read More

The Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) has developed these guidelines to guide the preparation of an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) – replacing the... Read More

India Water Tool is the first country-specific tool developed to support businesses in assessing Water risks at their sites in India , planning Water management actions and... Read More

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