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, […]

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. […]

Inspiring change: positive stories in sustainability

Inspiring change: positive stories in sustainability

The headline news from our Sustainability Reporting Performance reports this year was that corporate action on climate change is simply not happening fast enough. While this is sadly true, the purpose of our research is not to simply cast another cloud over the climate crisis. The objective is really to recognise the action that is […]

SBTi announce important updates for science-based targets

SBTi announce important updates for science-based targets

Following the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C released last October, the sustainability community has been waiting to find out what this means for science-based targets. Up until now, a science-based target has been defined as one that aligns to the commitment of the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 2°C or below. However, […]

EcoAct Group becomes first international science-based targets partner

EcoAct Group becomes first international science-based targets partner

Global climate change solutions provider, EcoAct Group, has been confirmed as a Gold Partner for science-based targets through the CDP. CDP collaborates with the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and the World Wide Fund for Nature on the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) that champions science-based target setting as a powerful way to boost companies’ […]

Science-based targets – what, why and how?

Science-based targets - what, why and how?

In the latest news from the movement for science-based targets, the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) has launched a new service for target validation, which will be available from 31st August this year. The service has been designed to increase the speed of validation (within 20 business days) and provide businesses with more in-depth feedback […]

Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

The corporate momentum behind setting meaningful Science Based Targets (SBTs) on carbon reductions is building with the total count of companies that have either publicly committed to or set SBTs now sitting at a healthy and ever-increasing total of 406 organisations. It is great to see progress being made recently, including many large players such […]

TCFD and CDP: 10 Questions Answered

TCFD and CDP: 10 Questions Answered

In April we hosted a webinar about the TCFD recommendations, specifically how they will impact CDP disclosures this year. Here we look at some of the questions that were asked during the webinar to give you an insight into how to maximise your disclosure this year and in the future You’ll find the full webinar […]