Environment & Sustainability
Sustana receives SBTi approval for GHG emissions reduction goal
February 6, 2023 By P&PC Staff
Sustana’s near-term science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The SBTi is a global body enabling businesses to set emissions reduction targets in line with climate science.
Sustana committed to reducing absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions by 42 percent by 2030 from a 2021 base year and pledged to measure and reduce its Scope 3 (value chain) emissions. This target is in line with limiting global average temperature rise to 1.5 °C.
The company seeks to confront the climate emergency through these near-term science-based emissions goals to secure the future of business, the planet and society. Sustana recognizes that global temperatures are already up 1.1°C and corporate climate action is necessary.
“Sustainability has always been at the root of Sustana’s identity, and this commitment furthers our mission to mitigate climate change and be good stewards of the environment,” said Fabian de Armas, chief executive officer for Sustana. “Through partnerships with our customers and others in the industry, we are thrilled to do our part to transition to a net-zero economy.”
These science-based targets for Scopes 1 and 2 are helping to kickstart Sustana’s net-zero journey, explains the company in a press statement.
“As an environmental leader in North America, Sustana has already taken bold steps to mitigate climate change,” said Jeffrey Crawford, vice-president of sustainability for Sustana. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the Science Based Target initiative to set our long-term and net-zero targets, which will include Scope 3 emissions, and report our progress towards meeting our newly established goals.”
Sustana will begin reporting on emissions and progress against these targets annually in 2023.
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