First opportunity for banks to receive stamp of approval on science-based climate targets

First opportunity for banks to receive stamp of approval on science-based climate targets 1 October 2020, London and Washington. New science-based target validation now available to help financial players align their lending and investments with the Paris Agreement. 55 institutions already committed. The first opportunity for financial institutions to set science-based targets to align their…

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Science Based Targets initiative launches process to develop first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets

Science Based Targets initiative launches process to develop first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets  15 September 2020, LONDON and WASHINGTON DC The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has today launched a process to develop the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero target setting, to ensure that companies’ net-zero targets translate into action…

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Over 150 global corporations urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19

Over 150 global corporations urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19 The following is a joint press release by the Science Based Targets initiative, the UN Global Compact, and the We Mean Business coalition Carlsberg Group, EDF, Electrolux, Enel, Iberdrola, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric among 155 companies urging governments to align socio-economic recovery with climate…

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At COP 25, corporate climate movement grows exponentially as new companies announce plans to align with a 1.5°C future

At COP 25, corporate climate movement grows exponentially as new companies announce plans to align with a 1.5°C future The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition. 177 companies commit to set 1.5°C-aligned science-based targets across their operations…

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4 Dec

2019

Companies with more greenhouse gas emissions than France and Spain combined reducing emissions by 35%, in line with the Paris Agreement

Companies with more greenhouse gas emissions than France and Spain combined reducing emissions by 35%, in line with the Paris Agreement   New report reveals that by meeting their science-based targets, 285 companies will eliminate 265 million metric tons of emissions from their operations, equivalent to closing 68 coal-fired power plants.   MADRID (December 4,…

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27 Nov

2019

ADVISORY: At COP25, Companies and NGOs to Reveal Progress on Science-Based Corporate Climate Action

  ADVISORY: At COP25, Companies and NGOs to Reveal Progress on Science-Based Corporate Climate Action ADVISORY - November 27, 2019 At COP25, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will release a report that provides the first-ever assessment of the initiative's impact in driving ambitious corporate climate action across the globe since its launch in 2015. The report…

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