22 Jul

2019

28 companies with combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to new level of climate ambition

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.   28 companies with combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to new level of climate ambition   Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set…

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13 Jun

2019

Business leaders urged to set more ambitious climate targets in effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C

Business leaders urged to set more ambitious climate targets in effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C   UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit to recognize private sector leadership on climate change and inspire a faster transformation to a net zero future   The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global…

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20 Feb

2019

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C Wednesday 20 February 2019: The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will introduce major new updates to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit average global warming to 1.5°C by…

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13 Sep

2018

Surge in global business embracing climate science to navigate low-carbon transition

Nearly three years on from the landmark Paris Agreement and with time running out before greenhouse gas emissions must peak, 2018 has seen an unprecedented rise in the number of companies committing to reduce their emissions in line with the levels required to prevent dangerous global warming.

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10 Jul

2018

At least half of products and services to be low carbon in ten years, say majority of businesses with Paris-aligned climate commitments

At least half of products and services to be low carbon in ten years, say majority of businesses with Paris-aligned climate commitments  1 in 5 executives with science-based emissions reduction goals expect 100% of their company’s products and services to be low carbon by 2028; Environment seen as the second biggest factor influencing business growth…

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Over 100 global corporations using science-based targets to align strategies with Paris Agreement

More than one hundred major global corporations are now working towards emissions reduction targets aligned with what climate science says is required to prevent dangerous global warming.

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