Carbon Disclosure Project

DGAP-News: CANCOM: New sustainability strategy sets climate neutrality target for 2027

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:29pm

- New sustainability strategy sets targets for social and environmental sustainability.

Key Points: 
  • - New sustainability strategy sets targets for social and environmental sustainability.
  • The key ecological goal is to achieve climate neutrality for the entire CANCOM Group by 2027 at the latest.
  • In addition to climate neutrality, the sustainability strategy also includes investment targets for the training and further education of employees and a donation target for social and charitable commitments.
  • CANCOM's new sustainability website sustainability.cancom.com has been published in parallel with the sustainability strategy.

EQT becomes the first private markets firm to set science based targets

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:43am

With this, EQT has formalized its GHG emission reduction targets in line with the 1.5 pathway described in the Paris Agreement .

Key Points: 
  • With this, EQT has formalized its GHG emission reduction targets in line with the 1.5 pathway described in the Paris Agreement .
  • Alberto Carrillo Pineda, Managing Director of Science Based Targets initiative at Carbon Disclosure Project, "We are delighted to see EQT paving the way for the private markets industry and defining a new bar of ambition.
  • EQT and the broader private markets industry have a unique opportunity to drive real change and limit global warming in line with the Paris Agreement."
  • The Science Based Targets initiative helps the private sector drive ambitious climate action by enabling companies to set science-based emissions reduction targets in alignment with the pathways described in the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5C vs. pre-industrial levels.

FOTL, Inc. Commits to 1.5-Degree-Celsius Pathway to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:05pm

The SBTi defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies' targets.

Key Points: 
  • The SBTi defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies' targets.
  • The commitment to a science-based target is just one of the many goals in the Company's global sustainability plan, Fruitful Futures.
  • It connectsFruit of the Loom, Inc.'s portfolio of iconic brands, including Fruit of the Loom, Russell Athletic, Spalding and Vanity Fair.
  • Additionally, 100% of all retail paper-based material was recyclable and 87% of retail packaging was made with recycled plastic content.

TK Elevator joins materialsCAN

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

"TK Elevator is proud to align with other leaders in sustainability to focus on climate change and address the impact of embodied carbon in buildings," says Kevin Lavallee, President and CEO of TK Elevator North America.

Key Points: 
  • "TK Elevator is proud to align with other leaders in sustainability to focus on climate change and address the impact of embodied carbon in buildings," says Kevin Lavallee, President and CEO of TK Elevator North America.
  • As a Pilot participant, TK Elevator will share its experiences, successes and challenges pursuing low carbon strategies at its manufacturing facility within a two-year timeframe.
  • These aggressive carbon goals helped contribute to TK Elevator receiving an 'A' rating in 2020 from global environmental non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its climate-change efforts.
  • Recently, TK Elevator also joined the Business Ambition for 1.5C and Race to Zero Campaigns as it pursues achieving net-zero carbon by 2050.

New Collaboration between Wolters Kluwer Enablon and the Value Reporting Foundation offers Full Transparency into Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Performance

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:55pm

The SASB Materiality Map is an interactive tool that identifies and compares disclosure topics across different industries and sectors.

Key Points: 
  • The SASB Materiality Map is an interactive tool that identifies and compares disclosure topics across different industries and sectors.
  • The Enablon Vision platform supports hundreds of global industry leaders and millions of users to increase safety, manage environmental performance, minimize risks, and improve profitability and sustainability.
  • Its clear assignment of responsibilities for data contribution, validation, and final sign-off establishes a coherent management system for complete and reliable data.
  • The platform also supports the analysis of the data to support the development and implementation of sustainability strategies.

Pattern Energy Contributes to Clean Energy Transition

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

I am proud of Pattern's role in this transition but there is still more to do," said Mike Garland, CEO of Pattern Energy.

Key Points: 
  • I am proud of Pattern's role in this transition but there is still more to do," said Mike Garland, CEO of Pattern Energy.
  • "We are committed to supporting an energy transition for all, and now is the time for action by companies and governments.
  • Pattern Energy is one of the world's largest privately-owned developers and operators of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects.
  • Pattern Energy is guided by a long-term commitment to serve customers, protect the environment, and strengthen communities.

Samsung Biologics Joins Frontier 1.5D Project as part of 2050 Carbon Neutral Initiative

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 5:41am

INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Biologics (KRX: 207940.KS), the world's leading contract development and manufacturing organization, announced the signing of an MOU today to participate in the Frontier 1.5D initiative to develop a climate risk management model as part of 2050 Carbon Neutral Strategy in response to the ongoing challenges associated with global climate change.

Key Points: 
  • INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Biologics (KRX: 207940.KS), the world's leading contract development and manufacturing organization, announced the signing of an MOU today to participate in the Frontier 1.5D initiative to develop a climate risk management model as part of 2050 Carbon Neutral Strategy in response to the ongoing challenges associated with global climate change.
  • Frontier 1.5D is expected to address uncertainties associated with climate change by analyzing the financial impact of climate change and climate response policies such as GHG reductions.
  • "We are proud and honored to be a part of the vital Frontier 1.5D initiative to ultimately redefine energy efficiency and reusable energy through the reduction of GHG emissions," said John Rim, CEO of Samsung Biologics.
  • Samsung Biologics (KRX: 207940.KS) is a fully integrated CDMO offering state-of-the-art contract development, manufacturing, and laboratory testing services.

Birds Eye Parent Company Nomad Foods Joins Race to Zero, Accelerating Decarbonisation Across Its Value Chain

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 9:00am

- In 2020, Nomad Foods became a signatory of the 10x20x30 global initiative to halve food loss and waste in supply chains by 2030.

Key Points: 
  • - In 2020, Nomad Foods became a signatory of the 10x20x30 global initiative to halve food loss and waste in supply chains by 2030.
  • - The company is on track to move to 100% renewable electricity across all factories3 by October 2021.
  • - In 2021, Nomad Foods demonstrated further commitment to the Companys sustainability strategy by incorporating KPIs covering sourcing, packaging and GHG emissions into its refinancing structure .
  • Klaus Beyer Nielsen, CEO of Nomad Foods strategic supplier Espersen4, said The partnership between Espersen and Nomad Foods is built on a solid foundation.

Tanger Outlets Releases Latest Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 1:45pm

"Tanger Outlets has an incredible history of leadership and innovation," said Stephen Yalof, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Outlets.

Key Points: 
  • "Tanger Outlets has an incredible history of leadership and innovation," said Stephen Yalof, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Outlets.
  • Highlights from the report include:
    Progressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives: Tanger formed a DEI Council to help foster and support the Company's commitment to advancing values of diversity and inclusion.
  • Tanger also proactively offered tenants a rent deferral program that ultimately helped facilitate rapid store openings when mandates were lifted.
  • For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the Company's website at www.tangeroutlets.com .

Cascades' GHG reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades is pleased to announce that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets.

Key Points: 
  • KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades is pleased to announce that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets.
  • The SBTi drives ambitious climate action in the private sector by enabling companies to set science-based emissions reduction targets.
  • Cascades is therefore joining the global movement of companies committed to climate action.
  • To reach its targets, Cascades will carry out a series of in-plant projects, increase its consumption of renewable energy and engage the players in its supply chain.