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FAQ on the SEC’s climate disclosures proposal

Insights on what the SEC’s proposal means for companies, from one of the central figures of climate finance.

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How Klarna is making shopping more sustainable for millions

How Klarna partners with Watershed to supercharge one of the most ambitious climate programs in Europe.

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Expanding in Europe with new HQ & team

We’re redoubling our investment in Europe, with our second headquarters in London, a fast-growing local team, and new European investors.

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Understanding the SEC’s new carbon disclosure recommendations

The SEC has proposed public companies begin reporting their carbon emissions and reductions progress alongside financial results. In this guide we cover who this proposal applies to, what it asks for specifically, and what the SEC’s next steps are.

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Al Gore on the new era of corporate climate action

We recently sat down with Former Vice President Al Gore—now a personal investor in Watershed—to get his perspective on where we stand in the fight to solve climate change, and his advice for climate leads at companies.

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Monzo’s mission to bring carbon transparency to banking

How Watershed helped a modern bank find where 95% of their emissions were hiding—and create a plan to drive real reductions fast.

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EU and UK climate disclosure programmes: an overview

Demystifying the EU and UK’s corporate climate disclosure programmes and how companies can get a head-start on compliance.

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More ambition, more rewards: Kainos’s climate story

How Watershed helped Kainos get ahead of regulation and create one of the strongest corporate climate programs in Europe—in just six months.

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Accelerating decarbonization with $70M in new funding

In the year since our launch, we’ve been lucky to help some of the world’s most ambitious companies build and run high-impact climate programs. Today, we’re announcing our $70M Series B funding and a slate of new advisors.

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Carbon removal and offsets: a buyer’s guide

Demystifying carbon credits and how companies can source them to meet their climate goals while creating maximum impact.

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Insights from Shopify’s remote-era climate journey

Over the past fifteen years, Shopify has grown from just a handful of people in a coffee shop in Ottawa to a team of over 7,000 powering more than 1,700,000 businesses worldwide. But for a company with a one hundred-year vision, it’s still early days, and one of the most serious long-term threats to success is climate change.

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Mark Carney on investor demand for climate action

A recap of our chat about COP26, GFANZ, and how investors are rapidly reevaluating carbon in their portfolio companies.

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COP26 fallout: a call to action for companies

The world’s leaders just spent two weeks in Glasgow. Despite nearly unanimous agreement about the science, they pledged only modest further action on climate before going home.

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COP26 preview: what to expect in Glasgow

The COP26 UN climate summit starts in Glasgow on Sunday. Here’s a crash-course explainer on what COP is, how it relates to the Paris Agreement, and what to expect from COP26.

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Science-based targets: a guide for companies

Companies everywhere are taking a new approach to managing their carbon footprint. But how much carbon reduction is enough? And how can we know if a company is working on a real plan, rather than an empty press release?

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TCFD standards: what companies need to know

Companies & CFOs are now expected to report their carbon emissions with the same rigor they bring to financial results. But what exactly needs to be disclosed? And to whom? And how?

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Clean power: how companies can decarbonize electricity

Zero-carbon electricity is our best existing tool against climate change—the low-hanging fruit of decarbonization. We need to switch over faster, and companies can play a pivotal role here.

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Watershed’s Climate Week event

We recently hosted a Climate Week event on the policies and technologies for decarbonization. We started with a keynote with Christiana Figueres, architect of the Paris Agreement, and then went deep on carbon removal, policy, and clean procurement.

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Carbon in the cloud

Cloud computing and data centers have become core global infrastructure—and significant drivers of carbon emissions. In this guide, we’re sharing what we’ve learned about calculating emissions from cloud providers and data centers, and how to drive those emissions to zero.

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An update on the race to decarbonize

We’re in the midst of a tipping point in the fight against climate change.

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Building the market for carbon removal

On May 27, we sat down for a chat with Peter Reinhardt of Charm Industrial.

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A standard for net zero

To solve climate change, the world needs to get to net zero carbon, fast: drastically cutting emissions from every part of the economy and removing what’s left.

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Celebrating climate leaders, Earth Day and every day

This Earth Day, we made a quick video to spotlight and celebrate the hard work of climate leaders at companies.

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Decoupling work from carbon

In the coming months, companies will invite millions of employees back to work as we (hopefully) turn a corner on COVID-19. As companies invent new ways to work, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink the carbon impact of the workplace.

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Square: from zero to net zero in six months

Square’s vision is to help create an inclusive global economy where everyone can participate and thrive. The potentially catastrophic effects of climate change threaten that vision, especially for underserved communities around the world.

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Building a world-class climate program

Climate programs are fast becoming standard for companies. Investor pressure is building and climate disclosure is required for large companies in the UK and Europe. Talented employees want to work at companies that are acting on climate. And customers expect to buy from low-carbon companies. This is good for business—and it’s critical for the planet. So, where should you start?

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Bending the carbon curve

Companies that manage carbon like they manage their core business are leading the way on the fight against climate change. We’re building Watershed to make this approach—deep reductions, fast, operationalized across the company—a standard part of doing business.

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