Change the chain: Setting science-based targets for your value chain

Change the chain: Setting science-based targets for your value chain   by Nicole Labutong, Technical Manager, CDP     Large corporations have complex and extensive value chains. Often made up of tens of thousands of companies, they wrap around the globe. In many sectors, the value chain accounts for the majority of companies’ overall greenhouse gas…

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The IPCC 1.5°C report and what it means for science-based targets

*The SBTi hosted a webinar November 27 to inform stakeholders about options for aligning our work with the latest climate science. View slides from the webinar or listen to a recording. To share your feedback on these options, please complete our stakeholder survey by December 3, 2018.* The IPCC 1.5°C report and what it means for…

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How high-emitting sectors are embracing climate science to build a low-carbon future

How high-emitting sectors are embracing climate science to build a low-carbon future By Lila Karbassi,Chief Programmes, United Nations Global Compact   When the Paris Agreement was agreed in 2015, it set the basis for ambitious climate action into the future, setting a new sustainable strategy for the world. Achieving the emissions reductions required to meet the…

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Six business benefits of setting science-based targets

Science-based targets are undeniably good for the planet. But a new survey* of SBTi companies confirms that science-based targets are good for business, too. Here are six benefits a company can expect to see from setting a science-based target:

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New tool offers transport sector support in setting science-based carbon targets

Passenger and freight transportation is currently responsible for nearly one-quarter of all energy-related carbon emissions. We need to bring every means to encourage the sector to raise its ambition regarding cutting its emissions. For that end, WWF has developed a sectoral decarbonization tool.

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How can companies address their scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions?

In order to keep global temperature increase to well-below 2⁰C and meet the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement, everyone needs to take bold action to reduce their share of emissions and do so as soon as possible.

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