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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22 Sep

2019

87 major companies lead the way towards a 1.5°C future at UN Climate Action Summit  

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   87 major companies lead the way towards a 1.5°C future at UN Climate Action Summit   Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to…

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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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