Scroll down to see these clear, simple mitigation breakthrough goals defined for ~30 major sectors in the economy

What is a breakthrough? The Breakthrough Agenda – a political process

Working together to acheive the Breakthroughs

HUMAN SETTLEMENTS

BUILT ENVIRONMENT


  1. 2030 TARGET: 100% of projects completed in 2030 or after are net zero carbon in operation (with >40% reduction in embodied carbon)
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40 Net-Zero Buildings Declaration & C40 Clean Construction Declaration; #BuildingtoCOP Coalition; Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM); ICLEI; Under2 Coalition Net-Zero Leaders Group; Architecture 2030; Built Environment Declares; WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment; RE100 (Climate Group); EP100 (Climate Group); Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative; Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance; IIGCC Real Estate; GlobalABC; WBCSD; The Investor Agenda
OPEN WASTE BURNING


  1. 2030 TARGET: 60% reduction of open burning of waste levels by 2030, and full-phase out from Africa by 2040
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Climate and Clean Air Coalition, Global Methane hub, Global COP 27 presidency I50 by 2050 Waste Initiative, ICLEI, WIEGO, Practical Action, C40 Cities, Telecoms & ICT Companies, Slum Dweller International, National Government, City and Local Government Including African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN)
COOLING


  1. 2030 target: 20% of global AC manufacturers bring to market affordable residential AC units that have 5x lower climate impact than today’s units by 2025
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM); C40; Cool Coalition; RMI Global Cooling Prize; EP100 (Climate Group); Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme; EIA Supermarkets; World Bank Efficient Clean Cooling Programme
ENERGY

CLEAN POWER


  1. 2030 TARGET: Solar and wind power make up at least 40%, and all renewables make up at least 60% of global electricity generation by 2030
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40; ICLEI; Powering Past Coal Alliance; Under 2 Coalition Net-Zero Leaders Group; EP100 (Climate Group); Efficiency for Access Coalition; Global Energy Alliance; Breakthrough Energy catalyst; RE100 (Climate Group); Climate Action 100+; Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance; Global-PST Consortium
GREEN HYDROGEN


  1. 2030 TARGET: Up to 850 GW green hydrogen capacity is deployed by 2030 to align with 1.5C pathways. This is equivalent to up to 80 Mt of green hydrogen produced by 2030
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Green Hydrogen Catapult; Green Hydrogen Organisation; Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM); Under 2 Coalition Industry Transition Platform; HyDeal; Hydrogen Council; Aspen coZEV initiative; World Economic Forum Hydrogen initiative; Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance; Breakthrough Energy
OIL & GAS


  1. 2030 BREAKTHROUGH: Oil: 40% of oil production has been reduced by 2030, on a 2019 baseline Gas: Reduce the share of unabated gas in electricity generation to 17% by 2030
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty; Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance; Under2 Coalition Methane Project; RE100 (Climate Group); EV100 (Climate Group); Net Zero Asset; Owners Alliance; Climate Action 100+
CLEAN COOKING


  1. 2030 BREAKTHROUGH: 2.4 billion people with access to clean cooking through at least $10 billion in innovative finance each year for clean cooking action worldwide.
  2. EXAMPLE OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Clean Cooking Alliance, SEforAll, World Bank, AfDB, ADB, Spark+ Africa, UNCDF, Gold Standard, Global Platform of Action (GPA), ICLEI, C40, AFR100, World Food Programme, UNIDO, national and local governments, clean cooking enterprises.
INDUSTRY

ALUMINIUM


  1. 2030 TARGET: 43% of aluminium production to come from recycling and 35% of all aluminium plants are low carbon by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Under2; Coalition Industry Transition Platform; MPP–Aluminium; for Climate; Leadership Group; Net Zero Asset; Owners Alliance; The Investor Agenda
CCS/U NETWORKS SERVING HEAVY INDUSTRY


  1. 2030 TARGET: Over 50 new CCS/U networks reach FID by 2026, totalling 400 Mtpa in new capacity. Each includes one or more heavy industry participants
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Global CCS Institute, IRENA, Energy Transitions Commission, IEA, WRI, Breakthrough Energy, Mission Innovation
CEMENT/CONCRETE


  1. 2030 TARGET: Over 20 cement plants with CCUS. Carbon intensity per ton of cement produced is reduced from 616 (2020 baseline) to at least 463 kg CO2 / t cement by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: CGCCA and its members, Mission Possible Partnership (MPP) – Concrete Action for Climate (CAC) – co-led by World Economic Forum & GCCA
CHEMICALS


  1. 2030 TARGET: 60% of global chemicals sector electricity use from renewable sources by 2030 plus at least 50-120 Mt of near zero emissions ammonia produced
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Under2; Coalition Industry Transition Platform; Collaborative Innovation for Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies in the chemical industry (MPP); RE100; Net-Zero Asset Owners Alliance; Climate Action 100+
METALS & MINING


  1. 2030 TARGET: By 2030, a 60% reduction in operational emissions, while growing output of critical materials (up to 5x), ensuring highest ESG standards
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), Copper Alliance, Copper Mark, Digging for Climate Change, RE100
PLASTICS


  1. 2030 TARGET: 100% plastic packaging is reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40 Zero; Waste Declaration; Ellen MacArthur Foundation-New Plastics Economy; Collaborative Innovation for Low-Carbon Emitting Technologies in the chemical industry (MPP); Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP); RE100; Net-Zero Asset Owners Alliance; Circulate Capital
STEEL


  1. 2030 TARGET: 70 (near) zero emission steel plants operational by 2030, producing well over 100Mt of green steel per annum
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Net-Zero Steel Initiative (MPP); [Regional efforts]; ResponsibleSteel; Ceres; Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance; Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures; SteelZero Initiative; C40 Clean Construction Declaration; Under2 Coalition Industry Transition Platform; LeadIT
APPAREL


  1. 2030 TARGET: At least 25% of raw materials come from lower climate impact sources by 2025
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: UN Fashion Charter ; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; Fashion Pact; Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action; Global Fashion Agenda; International Finance Corp; Fashion for Good
ICT


  1. 2030 TARGET: 80% of industry electricity use is decarbonized by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: ITU, GSMA, GeSI, RE100, WBCSD, WEF plus ideally largest electricity users (Google, Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Amazon, TSMC)
MOBILE


  1. 2030 TARGET: 70% of industry electricity use is decarbonized by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: ITU, GSMA, RE100, WBCSD Largest/ most prominent electricity telco examples include AT&T, Verizon, Deutsche Telekom, Orange, America Movil, Vodafone/ Vodacom, Telefonica, Telia, Telenor, Bharti Airtel/ Airtel Africa, MTN, Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, ZTE, Cisco, Samsung, Apple
PHARMA & MED TECH


  1. 2030 TARGET: 95% of labs across major pharma and med tech companies are My Green Lab certified at the green level by 2030. Note: Major defined as $1 billion+ in annual revenue.
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELVERY PARTNERS: rivate: AstraZeneca, Novartis, Biogen | NGOs: Sustainable Healthcare Coalition, Healthcare Without Harm
RETAIL/CONSUMER GOODS


  1. 2030 TARGET: Retail: Halve the environmental impact of shopping baskets | Consumer Goods: Halve the emissions of company products
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: V
LAND

NBS: LAND USE


  1. 2030 TARGET: Land Use, Agriculture & Food: More than 10Gt CO2e mitigated per year through nature-based solutions by 2030, including the protection (45MHa), sustainable management (2BHa) and restoration (350Mha) of land and demand side food system action
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Land Use: Finance & deforestation advisory group (N4C, CI, WEF-TFA, Global Canopy, Global Optimism), Consumer Goods Forum, WBCSD, Business for Nature, Finance for Biodiversity Agriculture and food: FOLU, FAN, Regen10
WATER

OCEAN & COASTAL ZONES


  1. 2030 TARGET: Invest USD 4 billion to halt loss, restore half, double protection of 17 millions hectares of mangroves
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Global Mangroves Alliance
WATER


  1. 2030 TARGET: Water and wastewater services are fully decarbonised in 20 countries, by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Water UK, The World Bank, IADB, CDP, CGA, 2030 WRG, IWA,Water Europe
TRANSPORT

AVIATION


  1. 2030 TARGET: Sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) make up 13-15% of fuels globally by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: Clean Skies for Tomorrow (MPP); Green Hydrogen Catapult; Climate Action 100+; Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance, WEF, RMI, EDF, SABA, ICAO
ROAD TRANSPORT

BUSES


  1. 2030 TARGET: BEV and FCEV make up 60% of global bus sales by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40: Green and Healthy Streets; ZEV Alliance; ZEV Community; ZEBRA-Zero Emission Bus Rapid -deployment accelerator; RouteZero
ROAD TRANSPORT

HGVS


  1. 2030 TARGET: BEV and FCEV makes up 35-40% of global heavy goods vehicles sales by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40: Green and Healthy Streets; ZEV Alliance; ZEV Community; Zero Emission Transport Association; WEF Road Freight Zero Coalition; CALSTART; EV100 (Climate Group); Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA); Climate Action 100+; Ceres; RouteZero
ROAD TRANSPORT

PASSENGER VEHICLES & VANS


  1. 2030 TARGET: ZEV makes up 100% of total global passenger vehicles & vans sales by 2030 (in key markets)
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: C40: Green and Healthy Streets; ZEV Alliance; ZEV Community; CERES; EV100 (The Climate Group); Zero Emissions Urban Fleets (ZEUF); Climate Action 100+; RouteZero
SHIPPING


  1. 2030 TARGET: Zero emission fuels make up 5% of international shipping fuels and 15% of domestic shipping fuels by 2030
  2. EXAMPLES OF DELIVERY PARTNERS: MPP, GMF, WEF, GtZ, CoZEV, UMAS, UNGC, UN Foundation and Zero Emission Shipping Mission

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