We would like to offer our sincere thanks to the funders who support the Science Based Targets initiative. We accept funding from companies, corporate foundations, charitable foundations and governments. Please contact us if you are interested in supporting our mission.

Core funding for the Science Based Targets initiative is provided by IKEA Foundation, Amazon, Bezos Earth Fund, We Mean Business, The Rockefeller Brothers Fund and The UPS Foundation.

In October 2018, the SBTi introduced a new fee-based target validation service for companies. Read our FAQs to learn more.

The SBTi also receives funding from a diverse group of companies and organizations for the following sector-specific projects:

Apparel and Footwear

  • Nike
  • Target
  • ClimateWorks Foundation
  • C&A Corporation
  • Lenzing

Financial Institutions

  • The Bank of New York Mellon
  • Dutch Platform Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • William & Flora Hewlett Foundation


  • BMW Group
  • Daimler AG
  • Deutsche Post DHL Group
  • La Poste
  • Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques MICHELIN
  • Groupe Renault
  • SNCF
  • Volvo Group

Industry and Built environment

  • Laudes Foundation
  • Holcim
  • ArcelorMittal