• Heavy industries must speed up to get on track with emissions targets, says WBA

    30 April 2024

    Heavy industries need to triple carbon emission intensity reduction over the next five years to align with the 1.5°C trajectory, data from the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has found.

  • Belgium pitches pared-back CSDDD in bid to secure EU countries' approval

    06 March 2024

    Belgium has pitched a pared-back version of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) in a last-ditch bid to gain approval of other EU countries.

  • Food and agriculture companies lack sustainable expertise on boards

    04 October 2023
  • COP27: Impact reporting 'almost non-existent in the financial sector'

    08 November 2022

    Just 20% of financial institutions publicly acknowledge their impact on people and planet, painting a "dismal picture" for social progress, according to the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA).

  • WBA launches nature benchmark methodology

    25 April 2022

    The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has published the methodology for its forthcoming benchmark that will rank 1,000 companies on their nature-related impacts and dependencies.

  • 99% of companies undermining SDGs on social issues, says WBA

    27 January 2022

    The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has found "a sobering picture" in new data, with 99% of companies "on course to entrench, rather than end, social inequalities" in their efforts to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • WBA requests feedback on nature benchmark

    12 January 2022

    Investors and businesses have been invited to provide feedback on a methodology for assessing "the 1,000 most influential companies" worldwide on their contributions to nature and biodiversity-related UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • WBA reveals how it will assess financial system on SDGs

    15 December 2021

    The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has published the methodology for assessing the financial system's contribution to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Seafood companies' lack of targets hinders sustainability progress - WBA ranking

    14 October 2021

    The world's 30 most influential seafood companies are failing to make progress on key sustainability issues...

  • EU social taxonomy: 'Time for investors to treat social & environmental factors equally'

    02 September 2021

    Investors and non-profits have cautiously welcomed proposals for a European taxonomy of social economic activities but warned the bloc may struggle to identify criteria to judge the activities.