Set a strategy: Science-based targets.

Science-based targets (SBTs) are ambitious carbon reduction targets in line with climate science.

In 2015 at the Paris Summit, 195 of the world’s governments committed to prevent catastrophic climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2 degrees from pre-industrial temperatures. SBTs are long-term emission reduction targets that are aligned to the level of decarbonisation required to meet this objective.

Developing ambitious and meaningful carbon emission reduction targets is now becoming a pivotal part of a corporate sustainability strategy.

How we can help with science-based targets.

We will assist you in setting a science-based target from gaining buy-in to getting your target officially approved and recognised.

Feasibility assessment

Setting ambitious emissions reduction targets needs to be backed by a robust assessment of feasibility. We have developed our own tool to assist with this assessment process.

Making the business case

Our assessment process can help you to gain the all-important buy-in to commit to SBTs. We can also help demonstrate the reputational benefits and the value of targets set with scientific rigour.

Setting your targets

Gathering the data. Tackling the challenges of Scope 3. Calculating accurate and achievable reduction targets following recognised approaches. We can help with all of these.

Achieving SBTi validation

The Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) is the body that assesses and validates SBTs. We can support you through this process and guide you to recognition for your targets.

Download our Factsheet

Do you know how to set a science based target? Our factsheet on the 5 steps to setting and meeting a science based target will show you how to align your carbon reduction targets with the rate of decarbonisation required by science to limit global warming to below 2 degrees. 

  • How to assess the feasibility of a science based target (SBT)
  • What the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) recommended approaches are
  • The stages of calculating an SBT
  • The considerations surrounding SBTi verification
  • Where to find the biggest potential in emissions reduction
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Why choose EcoAct.

At EcoAct we are driven by a shared purpose to make a difference. To help businesses to implement positive change in response to climate and carbon challenges, whilst also driving commercial performance.
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Case study: ATOS

"We're proud to have supported ATOS in defining their low-carbon targets and gaining approval of their science-based target by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi)."
Arnaud Doré
Managing Director, EcoAct France
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