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:

AMD commits to reduce  scope 1 and 2 emissions 20% by 2020 from a 2014 base-year.  AMD also commits to improve the compute performance per watt of energy consumed by their mobile APU processors by 2500% by 2020 from a 2014 base-year. AMD also has a goal for suppliers’ wafer foundry scope 1 emissions to stay 30% below the Semiconductor Industry Association average, and for wafer foundry electricity use to stay 40% below the industry average, using a normalized manufacturing index.

Autodesk commits to reduce total scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions 43% by 2020 and an 85% absolute reduction by 2050 from a 2008 base-year, following its C-FACT methodology.

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. Read the Dell Case Study.

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.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. commits to reducing their scope 1 + 2 emissions on an emissions per square foot basis 28% by 2020 from a 2008 base-year.

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). Read the Kellogg Case Study.

Lundbeck A/S: H. Lundbeck A/S commits to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 45% between 2010 and 2020. The 10-year target is supported by an annual 4% absolute reduction target covering total Scope 1 and 2 emissions.

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.Read the Pfizer Case Study.

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

Procter & Gamble Company: Procter & Gamble commits to reduce emissions from operations 30%  by 2020 from a 2010 base-year. Within this timeframe, the company will also address the main source of emissions across its value chain by measures including:  ensuring that 70% of all washing machine loads are washed in cold water, doubling the use of post-consumer resin in plastic packaging and ensuring zero deforestation in the palm oil supply chain.

Proximus: Proximus commits to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 30% between 2015 and 2025. Proximus further commits to reduce total Scope 3 GHG emissions by 50% between 2014 and 2040, with an interim milestone target of 10% reduction by 2025

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). Read the Sony Case Study.

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.

UBM plc commits to reduce scope 1 and 2 emissions from offices and purchased goods and services from events 11.4% per square meter by 2020, from a 2015 base-year.

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
Biogen Inc.
BNP Paribas
Broad Group
Brown-Forman Corporation
BT Group
Caesars Entertainment
China Steel Corporation
Cisco Systems, Inc.
City Developments Limited
CLP Holdings Limited
CNH Industrial NV
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
Daikin Industries, Ltd.
Daimler AG
Delta Electronics, Inc
Dentsu Inc.
Diageo Plc
EDP – Energias de Portugal
Firmenich Incorporated
Garanti Bank
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
HSBC Holdings plc
Iberdrola SA
ICA Gruppen AB
Infigen Energy
International Web exPress Inc.
Italcementi Group
KAO Corporation
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
Kirin Holdings
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Koninklijke KPN NV (Royal KPN)
Krones AG
Land Securities
LG Chem Ltd
LG Life Science
Mars, Incorporated
MetLife, Inc.
Metro AG
Mills Office Productivity
Morgan Sindall Group plc
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
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
Principal Financial Group
PSA Peugeot Citroen
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
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
Tech Mahindra Limited
Tennant Company
Tetra Pak
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