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Surge of companies commit to science-based targets ahead of CDP deadline

Surge of companies commit to science-based targets ahead of CDP deadline Since March 2017, 55 new companies have responded to the Science Based Targets initiative Call to Action and committed to set science-based target. Within the same period, over 90 companies submitted targets for technical review. In a trend repeated from last year, many of…

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Project Gigaton: Walmart CEO on working with supply chain

Project Gigaton: Walmart CEO on working with supply chain Originally posted by the We Mean Business coalition here. Walmart has unveiled its goal of cutting 1 gigaton of indirect (scope 3) greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 2030. To achieve this transformation the retail giant will work with thousands of companies throughout its global supply chain.…

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Why Eneco set a science-based target

Why Eneco set a science-based target by Gerben Meijer, Sustainability Manager, Eneco Achieving the climate targets set in Paris, by keeping the earth’s warming well below two degrees is a huge challenge. Since humans created this situation, presumably we should be able to get ourselves out of it too - although it’s clear that solutions…

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How to develop a science-based reduction pathway for your sector

How to develop a science-based reduction pathway for your sector: New guidance by Paola Delgado, Research Manager for the Science Based Targets initiative at WWF, Mexico To determine a science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction target for a company, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) relies on various methods. The Sectoral Decarbonization Approach (SDA) is one…

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Boost your CDP scoring by submitting science-based targets before 15 April, 2017

Boost your CDP scoring by submitting science-based targets before 15 April, 2017 By Nicole Labutong, Technical Manager – Scoring, CDP More and more investors now research whether companies are taking action to mitigate climate-related risk by requesting disclosure through CDP before committing to invest. Last year, CDP started scoring science-based targets in its Climate Change…

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Supply chain: the missing link for corporate climate action

Supply chain: the missing link for corporate climate action By: Dexter Galvin, Head of Supply Chain, CDP - @GalvinDex When we started CDP’s supply chain program in 2008, 634 suppliers disclosed climate change information to us for the first time. Fast forward nearly a decade, and 89 of the world’s largest purchasers – from the…

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