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SBTi Progress Report 2021: Scaling Urgent Corporate Climate Action Worldwide
The SBTi's third progress report, 'Scaling Urgent Corporate Climate Action Worldwide', finds the initiative in a period of exponential growth, with SBTi companies representing over a third of global market capitalization.
Report: Taking the Temperature
A new report from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) prepared by the United Nations Global Compact and CDP, takes stock of corporate climate ambition in the Group of Seven (G7), an intergovernmental organization consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. View the full report and appendix below.
SBTi Progress Report 2020 | Five years of progress: A decade of ambition ahead
The second SBTi progress report coincides with the fifth anniversary of the initiative and of the 2015 Paris Agreement, and shows how companies are cutting emissions at scale with science-based targets.
E-learning course on Setting Science-Based Targets
This e-learning course will guide you in the process of setting a science-based target (SBT) in support of a net-zero future. It aims at introducing the initiative, breaking down and illustrating the complexities and benefits around SBTs, and showcasing their benefits as well as the business case.
E-learning course on the Net-Zero Standard
In this 20-minute, interactive e-learning course delivered by the UN Global Compact Academy and the Science Based Targets initiative, you will discover how the Net-Zero Standard provides a common, robust, and science-based understanding of net-zero; receive guidance on how to set science-based net-zero targets consistent with limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C; and align your company's near- and long-term targets with climate science.
Financial Institutions Training Modules
Training modules to help financial institutions set science-based targets.
Understand the methods for science-based climate action
To drive ambitious corporate climate action and reduce global emissions, methods for science-based targets must constantly evolve based on science and best practice.
Read our blog to learn more about the SBTi's work, methodologies and values.
Foundations for Net-Zero Target Setting in the Corporate Sector
We launched a process to develop the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero targets, to ensure that companies’ net-zero targets translate into action that is consistent with achieving a net-zero world by no later than 2050.
Our paper lays out the conceptual foundations for credible, science-based net-zero targets for the corporate sector.
SBTi Progress Report 2019 | Raising the Bar: Exploring the Science Based Target initiative’s progress in driving ambitious climate action
The first-ever assessment of the SBTi’s impact since its launch in 2015, exploring the private sector’s uptake of science-based targets through analysis and case studies.
Value Change in the Value Chain: Best practices in scope 3 greenhouse gas management
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. This guidance was developed by the Science Based Targets initiative, Navigant and the Gold Standard.
Practical Guide: Define carbon objectives in line with scientific knowledge (French)
GUIDE PRATIQUE POUR LA DÉFINITION D’OBJECTIFS CARBONE ALIGNÉS SUR LES CONNAISSANCES SCIENTIFIQUES
Status Report: Business Ambition for 1.5°C
A status report revealing the impact of the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign, which was initiated by the UN Global Compact in 2019 and is led by the SBTi.
In 2017, we became the first company globally to set new, science-based targets in line with the 1.5 degree trajectory recommended in the Paris Climate Accord. Jason Tarry Tesco UK and ROI CEO