Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe

Cross-border PPAs: New opportunities for business to decarbonise their electricity supply across Europe Geneva, 7 December 2020: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new report to help companies increase their renewable electricity procurement in Europe using cross-border power purchase agreements (PPAs).​ In a cross-border PPA, a company purchases renewable electricity […]

LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for €850 million

LafargeHolcim successfully launches first sustainability-linked bond for 850 million euro – Commitment to reach the 2030 CO2 reduction target reaffirmed– First bond of its kind in the building materials industry– Order book of 2.6 billion euro On 17 November, LafargeHolcim priced a EUR 850 million sustainability-linked bond with a coupon of 0.5% maturing in 2031. […]

Pushing the needle forward amidst disruption: new report showcases more robust sustainability reporting

Pushing the needle forward amidst disruption: new report showcases more robust sustainability reporting Geneva/London 21 October 2020: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) highlights the importance of maintaining sustainability ambitions amidst unprecedented disruption in the eighth edition of Reporting matters – WBCSD’s annual review of its member companies’ sustainability and integrated reports in partnership with […]

Accenture sets industry-leading net-zero, waste and water goals

Press releases Accenture sets industry-leading net-zero, waste and water goals New York, 8 October 2020 – Accenture today announced new commitments to sustainability — including industry-leading goals for net-zero emissions, as well as a newly created leadership role — as it moves to embed responsible business practices in all of its services and across every […]