Important update on SBTs for Covid-impacted businesses

Important update on SBTs for Covid-impacted businesses

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on many businesses around the world. Covid-impacted businesses have struggled to deal with major disruptions, lockdowns and uncertainty has made it a difficult time for many. Despite this, we are pleased to see that prioritising climate action and the setting of ambitious net zero targets actually increased, […]

The Paris Agreement: 5 years on we are cautiously optimistic

Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Five years ago, the Parties to the UNFCCC negotiated the Paris Agreement – a landmark environmental accord that aimed to tackle climate change, adapt to its impacts and support the developing world to do the same. For the first time, the nations of the world had united in this common cause. This was undoubtedly a […]

2020 CDP scores: EcoAct congratulates its A-list clients

2020 CDP scores: EcoAct congratulates its A-list clients

Despite a very difficult year, the number of companies disclosing to CDP and our own client A-list has risen again. This morning CDP released the scores for the 2020 round of disclosures. Out of 9,617 companies disclosing, 270 have achieved a Leadership A-list ranking for the Climate Change Questionnaire, including our own parent company, Atos. […]

Building supply chain resilience via the Sustainable Development Goals

Building supply chain resilience via the Sustainable Development Goals

Facing growing climate and health risks, companies are now increasingly aware of the need to tackle climate change and to ensure supply chain resilience. The recent global health crisis has accelerated this awareness and has acted as a magnifying glass for inequalities and vulnerabilities, putting the urgent need to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals […]

Atos to acquire EcoAct, leader in decarbonization strategy consulting

Atos to acquire EcoAct, leader in decarbonization strategy consulting

Paris, July 27, 2020 Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces an agreement to acquire EcoAct, an internationally recognized carbon reduction strategy consulting firm. This acquisition will support Atos’ decarbonization ambition by enriching its portfolio of carbon reduction digital solutions, services and strategies to further support its clients at every stage of their journeys […]

Frequently asked questions about science based targets

frequently asked questions about science based targets

Science-based targets (SBTs) are ambitious emissions reductions targets that are aligned to scientific consensus on limiting global warming to relative safe levels. These targets are a vital step on the journey to Net Zero, which will require rapid decarbonisation. During our recent SBT webinar , we received many questions about setting SBTs and how to make […]

How to set and meet a science-based target with confidence

How to set and meet a science-based target

Are you thinking about setting a science-based target (SBT) but unsure what you need to do and whether it is a feasible commitment? Have you already set one but are now grappling with how to realise your future climate ambitions? Setting targets is a process that will require engagement from multiple departments within your business. […]