Science-based targets go mainstream with 100 approved targets

From commitment to action: Science-based targets momentum continues with 100 approved targets By Alberto Carrillo Pineda, Director, SBT & Renewable Energy, CDP, and member of the Science Based Targets initiative steering committee The Science Based Targets initiative is celebrating a major milestone: over 100 companies have turned their commitments into targets and are now working…

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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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Science-based targets becoming business norm as companies aim to align climate plans with Paris goals

The growing pace of corporate action is now impossible to ignore as hundreds of the world’s biggest businesses take bold action for the climate.

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Major U.S. Businesses Have Pledged to Act on Climate. Here’s What That Looks Like.

Major U.S. businesses have pledged to act on climate. Here's what that looks like. Authored by Cynthia Cummis, Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation, WRI Country negotiators are in the spotlight at UN climate negotiations in Bonn. But the private sector will be represented at COP23 as well, particularly from the United States. Major U.S. corporations are stepping…

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