New tool offers transport sector support in setting science-based carbon targets

Passenger and freight transportation is currently responsible for nearly one-quarter of all energy-related carbon emissions. We need to bring every means to encourage the sector to raise its ambition regarding cutting its emissions. For that end, WWF has developed a sectoral decarbonization tool.

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How can companies address their scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions?

In order to keep global temperature increase to well-below 2⁰C and meet the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement, everyone needs to take bold action to reduce their share of emissions and do so as soon as possible.

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Science-based targets go mainstream with 100 approved targets

Today, companies including Electrolux and L’Oréal have joined some of the world’s best-known corporations blazing a trail to a low-carbon future. In total, some 103 companies now have science-based targets validated by the initiative’s team of experts.

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McDonald’s has pledged to slash greenhouse gas emissions – it’s charting a course for sustainable growth

McDonald’s has become the first global restaurant company to set an emissions reduction target in line with what the science says is needed to hold global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius.

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How oil and gas companies can prepare for a low-carbon world

The only way an oil and gas company can align with 2 degrees Celsius scenarios without reducing the emissions intensity of its energy products is by declining the production of its energy products.

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WEF: Mahindra challenges all companies to set science-based targets

Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, is challenging all businesses around the world to set a science-based emissions reduction target.

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