What do companies that listen to climate science have in common?

We interviewed sustainability leaders at 6 companies that have science-based targets in place, and discovered they shared important characteristics driving their ambition and underpinning their success.

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You, too, can master value chain emissions

You, too, can master value chain emissions March 2016 Today, most major companies publicly report their emissions to CDP, an international corporate emissions platform. As sustainability managers know, corporate emissions come from a variety of sources, which are grouped into “scopes.” Scope 1 = the emissions from owned or operated assets (for example, the fumes…

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Science-based Emissions Targets: The key to sending a strong corporate signal before COP 21

Science-based Emissions Targets: The key to sending a strong corporate signal before COP 21   By Cynthia Cummis (WRI), Pedro Faria (CDP), Alberto Carrillo Pineda (WWF), and Lila Karbassi (UN Global Compact) Have you noticed the growing number of companies speaking up for climate action this year? In April, 43 CEOs representing companies with operations…

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The business case for science-based targets to reduce emissions

Only a handful of companies are setting emission reduction targets in line with what climate scientists say is necessary – that must change.

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Companies cannot keep shying away from setting tough climate targets

Only a handful of companies are setting emission reduction targets in line with what climate scientists say is necessary – that must change.

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Climate Business

This is leadership: why companies are setting emissions goals based on science

It’s time for a new era of corporate climate action—one that’s informed by the most up to date science.

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