How Fashion Companies Can Collaborate to Tackle Their Biggest Source of Carbon Pollution

How Fashion Companies Can Collaborate to Tackle Their Biggest Source of Carbon Pollution   By Cynthia Cummis and Yelena Akopian - June 25, 2019 Low prices and unprecedented demand are fueling the growth of "fast fashion," which takes trends from runway to consumers in record time. The problem is that, in the process, fashion is putting eye-popping…

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India: A breeding ground for science-based climate action

India: A breeding ground for science-based climate action By Subodhika Vohra India, along with the rest of the world, is suffering at the hands of increased extreme weather events. From extreme flooding in Kerala in 2018 and Mumbai in 2017 to cyclones battering the east coast, India’s vulnerability to climate change is evident. Recognising the…

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Change the chain: Setting science-based targets for your value chain

Change the chain: Setting science-based targets for your value chain   by Nicole Labutong, Technical Manager, CDP     Large corporations have complex and extensive value chains. Often made up of tens of thousands of companies, they wrap around the globe. In many sectors, the value chain accounts for the majority of companies’ overall greenhouse gas…

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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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18 Sep

2017

Gap, NIKE, Inc., Levi’s Among Retailers Joining Initiative to Tackle Climate Impacts

As Climate Week begins in New York, six top apparel companies announced that they are joining the Science Based Targets initiative.

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