Watershed Joins the World Economic Forum as a Member of the Global Innovator Community

The Global Innovators Community is an invitation-only group of the world’s most promising scale-ups

The announcement comes as Watershed continues its work with the world’s largest companies to enable and accelerate meaningful climate action

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON, December 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Watershedthe corporate climate platform that powers climate action from the world’s largest companies, today announced that it is joining the World Economic Forum (WEF) under the Global community of innovatorsan invitation-only group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups at the forefront of ethical business and technology innovation.

As a global innovator, Watershed will help set the World Economic Forum’s global agenda on key issues through forum platforms including the Nature and Climate Center and Future of financial and monetary systems. Watershed will be attending the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland in January.

“2023 will be the year of success or failure for corporate climate action”, said Watershed co-founder Taylor Francis. “Working with the World Economic Forum will broaden Watershed’s perspective and reach as we apply our industry-leading measurement, reporting and reduction capabilities to help businesses understand their carbon footprint, comply with new and existing regulations and to have a critical climate impact. I am honored to join this community of pioneering companies tackling the world’s greatest challenges.”

In 2022, Watershed launched Watershed financinga data-driven platform for analysis of funded emissions, and Watershed supply chain, the first tool dedicated to the decarbonization of corporate supply chains. In 2023, Watershed will expand its industry reach to help more companies redouble their efforts on climate action using audit-grade emissions metrics, disclosure-ready reporting, and reductions and removals of the highest quality carbon.

The World Economic Forum provides a platform for the global community of innovators to engage with public and private sector leaders and bring new solutions to overcome current crises – like climate change – and build future resilience.

ABOUT THE WATERSHED: Watershed is the company’s climate platform. Leading companies like Walmart, Airbnb, Stripe, Klarna and Block use our software to run end-to-end climate programs with quantifiable results. Watershed provides granular, audit-grade carbon measurement; one-click disclosure and reporting; and real emissions reduction, all in a single, intuitive, enterprise-grade software platform. Watershed clients have access to our exclusive marketplace of scientifically-approved, high-additionality, high-quality carbon removal projects

offsets; in-house climate and policy expertise; and continued support throughout their climate journey. For more information, please visit https://watershed.com/.

ABOUT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: The World Economic Forum is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages society’s top political, business, cultural and other leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a non-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any particular interest.

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