Event description:

In conjunction with Climate Week NYC 2017, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) held a training session on science-based target setting.

Event Summary: SBTi experts provided briefings to sustainability practitioners in companies and consultancy firms on key issues related to setting science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets including:

  • Defining what constitutes a science-based target,
  • Describing the criteria and processes used by the SBTi team to independently validate company targets,
  • Training participants in the use of key target-setting methods and approaches, and
  • Providing guidelines for scope 3 target setting and identifying common challenges in this area.
  • Companies that have already successfully set independently validated targets will share their experience and offer insights on how they overcome some of the common challenges that companies face.

Presentation slides:

Deep dive on science-based target setting: Science Based Targets initiative

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Together Towards Zero: Simon Boas Hoffmeyer, Carlsberg Group

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