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John Talberth
Senior Economist, People and Ecosystems Program
World Resources Institute


Erin Gray
Research Associate, People and Ecosystems Program
World Resources Institute

John Talberth, Ph.D. ? World Resources Institute
Senior Economist-People and Ecosystems Program
10 G Street, NE ? Washington DC, 20002
202.729.7704 p ? 202.729.7707 f ?

Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where World Resources Institute (WRI) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Climate Disclosure Standards Board

The Climate Disclosure Standards Board is an international consortium of business and environmental NGOs, committed to advancing and aligning the global mainstream corporate reporting model to equate natural capital with financial capital. We do this by offering companies a framework for reporting, but also through consultations and knowledge leadership. We are primarily concerned with ensuring sustainability is an integral part of business reporting practise.

World Economic Forum The Climate Registry International Emissions Trading Association Climate Group Investor Network on Climate Risk World Resources Institute CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Initiative for Child Health & Mobility

This partnership is designed to build a coalition of country and donor support for the objective of a safe and healthy journey to school for all children by 2030. The Global Initiative focuses on three key rights of the child:• Safe, accessible mobility to promote equity and combat poverty;• Clean air and a healthy environment for all children;• The role of safe and healthy mobility in enabling the right to an education.It is designed to fill a gap in the global development and environment agendas, addressing the specific needs and rights of children in relation to mobility.

FIA Foundation, United Nations Environment Program, UNICEF, World Resources Institute, Overseas Development Institute, Save the Children
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (under GPA)

The accelerated use of nitrogen and phosphorous is at the centre of a complex web of development benefits and environmental problems. They are key to crop production and half of the world’s food security is dependent on nitrogen and phosphorous fertilizer use. But excess nutrients from fertilizers, fossil fuel burning, and wastewater from humans, livestock, aquaculture and industry lead to air, water, soil and marine pollution, with loss of biodiversity and fish, destruction of ozone and additional global warming potentialThe problems will intensify as the demand for food and bio-fuels increas...[more]

Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport

The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carbon transport. Transport in developing countries is the one of the largest, and fastest growing, source of GHG emissions. Transport related CO2 emissions are expected to increase 57% worldwide in the period 2005 ? 2030, and it is estimated that transport (passenger and freight) in developing countries will contribute about 80 percent of this increase. At the same time transport is largely missi...[more]

Major Groups: International Association for Public Transport (UITP) (Belgium) Transport and Environment (T+E) (Belgium) Believe Sustainability (Brazil) China Urban Transport Research Centre (CUSTReC) (China) International Union of Railways (UIC) (France) VEOLIA Transport (France) World Streets (France) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH/ German Technical Coope...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Poverty-Environment Partnership (PEP)

The Poverty-Environment Partnership (PEP) is an informal network of bilateral and multilateral development agencies, UN organisations and international NGOs. The PEP seeks to integrate poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and climate resilience in global, national and local development agendas. With agreement to the SDGs , the PEP is launching a ‘getting to zero’ call to action—a unifying vision for the SDGs of reaching zero extreme poverty, zero net greenhouse gas emissions, and zero net loss of natural assets. This will be the cornerstone of PEP’s future strategy and commitment t...[more]

Members of the PEP Reference Group, which oversees PEP planning and activities, are: Asian Development Bank Austrian Development Agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Development Alternatives Durban City Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme (ESPA) Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs Government of Bhutan International Centre for Climate Chang...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Urban Mobility SOLUTIONS

SOLUTIONS aims to support the exchange on innovative and green urban mobility solutions between cities from Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean. The project brings together a wealth of experience and technical knowledge from international organisations, consultants, cities, and experts involved in transport issues and solutions.

Wuppertal Institute, Rupprecht Consult, Polis, ICLEI Europe, ICLEI South Asia, EMBARQ México, EMBARQ Brasil, World Resources Institute, WRI India, EMBARQ Turkey, CERTH, FEHRL, UN-HABITAT, IFSTTAR, AustriaTech, CATS, Technion, Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities, LNEC, Mobili-T, ICCT, ZLC, AVERE, BASt
Sustainable Development Goals