2 May

2017

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UN Global Compact Calls on Business to Shift from Incremental Change to Breakthrough Innovation on the SDGs

UN Global Compact Calls on Business to Shift from Incremental Change to Breakthrough Innovation on the SDGs New Delhi, India (New Delhi, 27 April 2017) – “Time is of the essence,” urged Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, to an audience of more than 300 local and global leaders…

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19 Apr

2017

Global

Practical guide for the definition of greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with climate science

Practical guide for the definition of greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with climate science Paris: The Global Compact France and Compta Durable publish today their Practical Guide for the definition of greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets in line with climate science. The Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) is a collaboration between CDP, World Resources…

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15 Mar

2017

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First Dutch company announces ambitious science-based carbon-reduction target

First Dutch company announces ambitious science-based carbon-reduction target London, UK: Energy company Eneco Group, one of the frontrunners in renewable energy production and retail in Europe, has today announced that its target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions has been approved by the experts at the Science Based Targets initiative. Eneco’s ‘science-based target’ provides a clearly defined…

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14 Dec

2016

Mision Misericordia

Global luxury group, Kering, commits to industry- and country-leading carbon reduction targets

Global luxury group, Kering, commits to industry- and country-leading carbon reduction targets LONDON (December 14, 2016) -  The Science Based Targets initiative  announced today that it has verified and approved Kering’s ambitious science-based target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2025, demonstrating it is at the forefront of the luxury industry in…

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16 Nov

2016

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200 Companies Commit to Science Based Targets, Surpassing Expectations for Corporate Climate Action

200 Companies Commit to Science Based Targets, Surpassing Expectations for Corporate Climate Action WASHINGTON (November 16, 2016) – Just 18 months after its launch, the Science Based Targets initiative announced that 200 companies have committed to set emissions reduction targets consistent with the global effort to keep temperatures well below the 2-degree threshold. In the…

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9 Nov

2016

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Ambitious Corporate Climate Action Driving Delivery of Paris Goals

Ambitious Corporate Climate Action Driving Delivery of Paris Goals Business Commitments Need Reinforcing by Strong National Policies Marrakech, Morocco, 9 November, 2016 - Private sector leaders have come together at the COP 22 Business & Industry day to call for countries to fully implement their national climate action plans (the NDCs) through strong domestic legislation…

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