Science-based Targets for Financial Institutions Road Tester Workshop

Date: 25 September 2019
Time: 09:30 am - 02:00 pm America/New York
Location: NG Office, 10th Floor 1133 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036

The Science Based Targets initiative invites you to Road Tester Workshop: Science-based Targets for Financial Institutions.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with Climate Week NYC 2019 and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit.

Please note that capacity is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registrants must be able to attend in person. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

The event is now full. Please email [email protected] if you wish to attend.

Workshop objective: Gather detailed feedback from road testers and other stakeholders on draft science-based target-setting methods for financial institutions.

Key topics: Overview of SBT methods (emissions-based (SDA, absolute contraction), capacity-based (PACTA), portfolio coverage); role of actions in achieving targets; sector-specific scope 3 reporting requirements.


9:30 – 10:00 am
Tea/coffee and Registration

9:30 -9:40 am
Opening and Welcome
Cynthia Cummis, WRI

9:40 – 10:45 am
Plenary session: Project update, synthesis of road tester feedback, discussion questions
Nate Aden, WRI

10:45 – 11:00 am
Tea/coffee break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout sessions on discussion questions
All participants

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Buffet lunch

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Plenary session: Breakout sessions report back, discussion of methods, presentation of criteria and guidance next steps
Nate Aden, WRI
Cynthia Cummis, WRI


Questions? Contact Yelena Akopian at [email protected].