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Why should a company set a science-based target?

Posted by Hugh Jones | 10 August 2016 | Viewpoint

Experience tells us that there isn’t always an obvious business case for doing the right thing or for moving too far ahead of your market. Taking a leadership position on sustainability issues can seem risky, particularly when your actions could add to your direct costs or put you at a short term competitive disadvantage.

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What exactly is a science-based target?

Posted by Guy Rickard | 3 August 2016 | Viewpoint

To put it simply, a carbon emissions target is defined as science-based if it is in line with the scale of reductions required to keep global temperature increase below 2°C compared to pre-industrial temperatures.

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