27 Nov

2019

ADVISORY: At COP25, Companies and NGOs to Reveal Progress on Science-Based Corporate Climate Action

  ADVISORY: At COP25, Companies and NGOs to Reveal Progress on Science-Based Corporate Climate Action ADVISORY - November 27, 2019 At COP25, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will release a report that provides the first-ever assessment of the initiative's impact in driving ambitious corporate climate action across the globe since its launch in 2015. The report…

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A race to the top

A race to the top   Authored by the Science Based Targets initiative When the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) started back in 2015, in the run-up to the landmark Paris climate change conference, it had a simple aim: to help companies set targets to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions according to what science…

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22 Sep

2019

87 major companies lead the way towards a 1.5°C future at UN Climate Action Summit  

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition   87 major companies lead the way towards a 1.5°C future at UN Climate Action Summit   Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to…

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1.5°C vs. 2°C – a world of difference

1.5°C vs. 2°C – a world of difference   Authored by the Science Based Targets initiative We are standing at the edge of a historic precipice. Our actions in the coming years will dictate our planet’s course for centuries to come. The recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) laid out a…

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22 Jul

2019

28 companies with combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to new level of climate ambition

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition.   28 companies with combined market cap of $1.3 trillion step up to new level of climate ambition   Ahead of the UN Climate Action Summit, companies commit to set…

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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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