Science-Based Targets

UN Global Compact Bulletin (September 2018)

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, actions you can take, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that actions and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders, unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Transwestern and Caesars on Climate Action in Supply Chains - Webinar

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For the majority of businesses, the supply chain is where they can have the largest impacts on climate change and greatest risks to business occur. But how do you build climate resilience and move to a low carbon supply chain?
 

IFF Launches New Environmental Goals With Ambitious Science-Based Targets

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NEW YORK, June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, today launched new environmental goals focused on emission reductions, zero waste to landfill and water stewardship. The initiatives are known collectively as “EcoEffective+.”

Schneider Electric WEBINAR | Last Chance, Last Call: How to Align Corporate Environment Objectives With Climate Science

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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Don’t miss this stimulating discussion about corporate climate action with WWF and HP!

What is the conversation about?

  • Science-Based Targets (SBTs), which can help align corporate environmental objectives with climate science.

Who has joined SBTs?

  • There are more than 300 companies! Is yours on the list?

If not, why don’t you let them know about this new trend in corporate sustainability?

WEBINAR | Schneider Electric to Host Deep-Dive Discussion About Science-Based Targets with WWF and HP

Save the date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11am EST/4pm GMT
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What are Science-Based targets?

Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined pathway to future-proof growth by specifying how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Today more than 300 companies have committed to setting targets in line with climate science under the Science-Based Targets Initiative.

According to CDP, nearly 1,200 companies aim to have set SBTs in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2019.

Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Miss From HPE Living Progress in 2017

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From climate activism to product innovation, a look back at some of the highlights from HPE's Living Progress over the past year.

1. We were recognized as a leader in corporate climate action

Science-based Climate Targets: Helping Business Leaders Fill the Climate Ambition Void

By Thomas Schueneman
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Climate change and future history

History is spiked with aspirational moments that influence a turn, a new narrative, a change of course. It’s easy to look back and marvel at past historical moments.

HPE Listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the Sixth Consecutive Year

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is proud to be listed in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, recognizing HPE as one of the most sustainable companies in the world.  It is the sixth consecutive year HPE has been included in the DJSI indices1.

Embracing and Combating Climate Change: HP Sets Science-Based Target

by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Few issues are more universally pressing than climate change. The resulting increase in global temperatures, warming oceans, shrinking ice caps, rising sea levels, and extreme weather events severely disrupts people’s health, safety, well-being and livelihoods. As natural disasters grow in frequency and intensity worldwide, they have the potential to not only destroy people’s lives, but to spur the upheaval of communities, businesses and entire industries.

HPE Launches World's First Supply Chain Management Program

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HPE will be the first company to enable suppliers to set science-based GHG reduction targets in their own operations. Launched in May, the program will enable 80% of manufacturing suppliers, by spend, to reduce their own emissions in line with the targets that climate science says is necessary to prevent dangerous global warming. This effort seeks to avoid 100 million tons of emissions by 2025, equivalent to taking 21 million passenger vehicles off the road for one year.

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