Meet the companies already setting their emissions reduction targets in line with climate science. This group continues to grow as more business leaders see the benefits of taking ambitious climate action. Companies can commit to setting a science based target by joining the Call to Action.

Companies that have successfully developed science-based targets:

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.: Coca-Cola Enterprises commits to reduce absolute GHG emissions from their core business operations 50% by 2020, using a 2007 base-year. Coca-Cola Enterprises also commits to reduce the GHG emissions from their drinks 33% by 2020, using a 2007 base-year. Read the Coca-Cola Enterprises Case Study.

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company AG: Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company AG’s target commits to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions 50% per liter of produced beverage from 2010 – 2020 and reduce total value chain emissions (Scope 1, 2, and 3) 25% per liter of produced beverage over the same period. CCHBC has also committed to developing additional supporting Scope 3 (cold drink equipment and packaging) targets in 2016. Read the Coca-Cola HBC Case Study.

Dell Inc.: Dell commits to reduce GHG emissions from their facilities and logistics operations 50% by 2020, using a 2010 base-year. Dell also commits to reduce the energy intensity of their product portfolio 80% by 2020, using a 2011 base-year.

Enel: Enel commits to reduce CO2 emissions 25% per kWh by 2020, from a 2007 base-year. The target includes the decommissioning of 13 GW of fossil power plants in Italy, and is a milestone in the long term goal to operate in carbon neutrality by 2050.

General Mills: General Mills commits to reduce absolute emissions 28% across their entire value chain (scopes 1, 2 and 3), from farm to fork to landfill by 2025, using a 2010 base-year. The Scope 3 reductions cover total GHG emissions across all relevant categories with a focus on purchased goods and services (dairy, row crops, and packaging) and delivery and distribution.

International Post Corporation (IPC): IPC, a global cooperative association of 24 member postal operators, commits to reduce emissions 20% per letter and parcel delivery by 2025, from a 2013 base-year (scopes 1, 2 and 3). IPC recommends that its member postal operators submit their individual targets to SBT for official quality checks. Read the IPC Case Study.

Kellogg Company: Kellogg Company commits to a 15% reduction in emissions intensity (tonne of CO2e per tonne of food produced) by 2020 from a 2015 base-year (scopes 1 & 2). Kellogg commits to reduce absolute value chain emissions by 20% from 2015-2030 (scope 3). Kellogg also has a long-term target of a 65% absolute reduction in emissions by 2050 from a 2015 base-year (scopes 1 & 2) and to reduce absolute value chain emissions by 50% from 2015-2050 (scope 3).

NRG Energy: NRG Energy commits to a 50% reduction of absolute emissions by 2030 from a 2014 base-year (scopes 1, 2 & 3). The company also has a long term target: a reduction of 90% absolute emissions by 2050 from 2014 levels (scopes 1, 2 & 3). Read the NRG Case Study.

Pfizer: Pfizer commits to reduce GHG emissions from operations 20 percent by 2020 from a 2012 base-year. This 2020 goal will keep the company on track to achieve a 60 to 80% reduction by 2050 from a 2000 base-year. Pfizer also commits that 100% of key suppliers will manage their environmental impacts, including GHG emissions, through effective sustainability programs and that 90% of key suppliers will institute GHG reduction targets by the end of 2020.

PostNord: PostNord commits to reducing scope 1, 2, and 3 absolute emissions 40% from 2009 to 2020.

Procter & Gamble Company: Procter & Gamble commits to cut emissions from operations by 30% from 2010 levels by 2020.

Sony: Sony commits to reduce GHG emissions from its operations by 42% below fiscal year 2000 levels by fiscal year 2020. Also, the company has a long-term vision of reducing its environmental footprint to zero by 2050, requiring a 90% reduction in emissions over 2008 levels by 2050 (scopes 1, 2, and 3).

Thalys: Thalys commits to reduce corporate scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG emissions per passenger kilometer by 41.4% by 2020, compared to a 2008 base-year. Scope 3 emissions covered by the target are approximately 50% of the total scope 3 carbon footprint. For the other 50%, Thalys commits to engage with the maintenance management suppliers to formulate more explicit targets to reduce these emissions. Read the Thalys Case Study.

Companies that have committed to setting science-based targets:

Aditya Birla Chemicals
Altarea Cogedim
Atos SE
Australian Ethical Investment
Avery Dennison
AXA Group
Bank Australia
Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG
Ben & Jerry’s
BillerudKorsnäs AB
BNP Paribas
Broad Group
Brown-Forman Corporation
BT Group
Caesars Entertainment
China Steel Corporation
Cisco Systems, Inc.
CLP Holdings Limited
Colgate Palmolive Company
Commerzbank AG
Compass Group USA
Correos (Grupo SEPI)
Coway Co Ltd
Crédit Agricole Group
CTT – Correios de Portugal SA
Dai Nippon Printing Co
Daiichi Sankyo Company
Daimler AG
Delta Electronics, Inc
Dentsu Inc.
Diageo Plc
EDP – Energias de Portugal
Firmenich Incorporated
Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica
Gas Natural Fenosa
Givaudan SA
Green Coast Rubbish Inc.
GreenStep Solutions Inc
Grupo Logista
Groupe SEB
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Honda Motor Company
HP Inc
Iberdrola SA
ICA Gruppen AB
Infigen Energy
International Web exPress Inc.
KAO Corporation
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Koninklijke KPN NV (Royal KPN)
Krones AG
Land Securities
LG Chem Ltd
LG Life Science
Lundbeck A/S
Mars, Incorporated
MetLife, Inc.
Metro AG
Mills Office Productivity
Morgan Sindall Group plc
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.
MVV Energie AG
National Express Group
National Grid
Netcare Limited
NH Hotel Group
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.
Novex Delivery Solutions
OpenConcept Consulting Inc.
Origin Energy
Outokumpu Oyj
Owens Corning
Philip Morris International (PMI)
Pick ‘n Pay Stores Ltd
PSA Peugeot Citroen
Principal Financial Group
Pukka Herbs Ltd
RELX Group
Ricoh Co., Ltd.
Royal Philips
Safaricom Limited
Senior plc
Sharp Six Services
Société Générale
Sopra Steria Group
SSE plc
Stora Enso
Suez Environnement
SunPower Corporation
Symrise AG
Taisei Corporation
TAV Airports
Teachers Mutual Bank
Tennant Company
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Tiger Brands
Tongaat Hulett
Toyota Motor Corporation
Travis Perkins
Unilever plc
Unite Students
Walmart Stores
Westpac Banking Corporation
Woolworths Holdings Ltd
Xerox Corporation
Yingli Solar
Zeon Corporation


Companies can commit to setting a science based target by joining the Call to Action, or by pledging via We Mean Business. Either way, they will need to meet the same criteria to get their targets approved. Find out how your business can get involved and what corporate leaders are saying about science based targets