We need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.
The science is clear – in order to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, we must halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Business of every size, sector and geography has a role to play if we are to achieve our collective goals.
If there’s one thing that the brutality of the COVID pandemic has taught us, it’s the importance of shared endeavour in the face of a disruptive shock.
Covid-19 and climate emergencies demand huge political leadership, massive investment and clear corporate strategy. But we are beginning to see real evidence of a mutually sustaining loop of pressure between politicians, CEOs and the world of finance.
Companies with large agricultural supply chains can do something about the water crisis by joining the Ceres-WWF AgWater Challenge.
A growing number of companies from the harder-to-abate industrial sectors are demonstrating that the transition to a zero-carbon economy is building momentum.
Nearly five years after the Paris Agreement, and amidst the major disruptions and urgent challenges of COVID-19, we’ve welcomed the 1,000th company to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).