Greenhouse Gases: Science-Based Targets Advance

Jun 25, 2018 4:07:04 PM / by Mark Rosenzweig, Editor in Chief, Chemical Processing posted in Green Marketing, Green Building Marketing, Green Building, Business to Consumer Advertising, Featured, Science Based Targets


  More than 100 companies now use them for emissions reduction

Earth Day — April 22nd — marked the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970, notes the Earth Day Network, So, it was fitting that at nearly the same time the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), announced that it had passed a major milestone.

More than 100 corporations worldwide now are using targets that have been approved by the group’s team of experts for emissions reductions that align with the goals of the Paris Accord. (For more on the Paris Accord, see: “Look Beyond the Paris Accord Pullout.”) These targets are called science-based because they reflect the level of decarbonization necessary to hold global temperature increase below 2°C compared to pre-industrial temperatures.


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