The IPCC 1.5°C report and what it means for science-based targets

*The SBTi hosted a webinar November 27 to inform stakeholders about options for aligning our work with the latest climate science. View slides from the webinar or listen to a recording. To share your feedback on these options, please complete our stakeholder survey by December 3, 2018.* The IPCC 1.5°C report and what it means for…

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WEF: Mahindra challenges all companies to set science-based targets

Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, is challenging all businesses around the world to set a science-based emissions reduction target.

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Science-based targets becoming business norm as companies aim to align climate plans with Paris goals

The growing pace of corporate action is now impossible to ignore as hundreds of the world’s biggest businesses take bold action for the climate.

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Major U.S. Businesses Have Pledged to Act on Climate. Here’s What That Looks Like.

Major U.S. businesses have pledged to act on climate. Here's what that looks like. Authored by Cynthia Cummis, Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation, WRI Country negotiators are in the spotlight at UN climate negotiations in Bonn. But the private sector will be represented at COP23 as well, particularly from the United States. Major U.S. corporations are stepping…

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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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As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business

As the Paris Agreement Takes Effect, 3 Action Items for Business By Kevin Moss, Global Director of the Business Center, World Resources Institute  On October 5, the Paris Agreement on climate change cleared the final hurdle to go into full effect. This required at least 55 countries representing at least 55 percent of emissions to join–as I…

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