20 Feb

2019

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C Wednesday 20 February 2019: The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will introduce major new updates to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit average global warming to 1.5°C by…

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The imperative for raising ambition

The imperative for raising ambition Authored by the Science Based Targets initiative Building on the IPCC’s 1.5°C report, the Science Based Targets initiative is introducing new technical resources to enable companies to set emissions reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement’s highest level of ambition. Holding global temperature rise below 1.5°C will require “rapid,…

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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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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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Six business benefits of setting science-based targets

Science-based targets are undeniably good for the planet. But a new survey* of SBTi companies confirms that science-based targets are good for business, too. Here are six benefits a company can expect to see from setting a science-based target:

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