Towards a science-based approach to climate neutrality in the corporate sector: A discussion paper deconstructing the various approaches to climate neutrality in the corporate sector, and proposing a set of principles to ensure that climate neutrality goals by companies mitigate both, societal and transition climate-related risks.
Foundations of Science-based Target Setting: the SBTi’s framework for developing target-setting methods that are in line with science and for evaluating emissions scenarios associated with these methods. In the spirit of transparency and recognizing the value of sharing a full description of the SBTi’s approach.
Science-based Target Setting Manual: an overview of methods for target setting, helping you to consider all scopes and covering the main phases in setting an SBT, from understanding the business benefits to communicating progress.
Target Validation Protocol: Your guide to the target validation process. To be used in conjunction with other key resources, the target validation protocol walks you through the target setting process, how your target will be assessed and sector-specific requirement.
Science-based Target Setting Tool: This new integrated target-setting tool for companies includes the Absolute Contraction Approach and the Sectoral Decarbonization Approach with updated temperature pathways, and a sheet to calculate targets aligned with our scope 3 criteria.
Value change in the value chain: Best practices in scope 3 greenhouse gas management: This guidance was developed by the Science Based Targets initiative, Navigant and the Gold Standard. To support the growing number of companies committed to address the climate impact of their value chains, this guidance document summarizes the latest best practices in reducing scope 3 GHG emissions by describing different emissions reduction levers companies can employ.
Sector Development Framework: the Science Based Targets Initiative invites interested stakeholders to contribute to the development of new sector 2-degree pathways. This framework describes how organizations can contribute to the SDA expansion process.