Essays about: "science-based targets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words science-based targets.

  1. 1. Screening of Scope 3 emissions : A case study performed at Fiskars Group

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Anni Koponen; [2020]
    Keywords : GHG emissions; sustainability reporting; consumer products; GHG-utsläpp; hållbarhetsredovisning; konsumentprodukter;

    Abstract : After setting the Paris Agreement in 2015, larger companies have increasingly more an essential role in evaluating their environmental impact, understand how large their emissions are and setting their climate targets. Companies can follow different environmental reporting tools such as GRI reporting, CDSB Framework, among others. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of a Simulation Tool to Support the Process of Setting Climate Targets – An Exploratory Study at IKEA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Patrik Sander; Simon Skoog; [2017]
    Keywords : scope 3; value chain; science-based targets; policy evaluation; sustainability; simulation; system dynamics modelling; simulering; hållbarhet; policyutvärdering; värdekedja; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background The world’s governments agreed in 2010 to work towards limiting global warming to a two-degree warming compared to pre-industrial temperatures with the presumption that this would suffice in order to avoid the worst effects of climate change. Meeting this goal would, according to The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, require a reduction of global emissions by 41–72 percent by the year 2050. READ MORE

  3. 3. The process of setting science-based supply chain greenhouse gas emission targets - An exploratory study of IKEA Component’s scope 3 target setting process

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Caroline Vernet; Pernilla Agné; [2017]
    Keywords : greenhouse gas; scope 3; green supply chain management; Science-based targets; carbon management; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Background: The world is facing global warming because of excessive release of greenhouse gases. The Science Based Target Initiative encourages companies to do their fair share in limiting the temperature increase to 2 degrees above preindustrial temperatures. This is called setting science-based targets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Science-Based Targets for a Low-Carbon Economy – Drivers and Barriers for Global Companies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Jelena Mnacakanjan; [2017]
    Keywords : Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in the context of two case studies on HEXPOL AB and Nolato AB. Findings suggest that companies with an advanced approach to sustainability usually have already implemented the SBTi. READ MORE

  5. 5. Large companies taking climate action by using science-based methods : A case study performed at a global leader in appliance manufacturing with a leading position in sustainability

    University essay from KTH/Integrerad produktutveckling

    Author : Erik Risberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Carbon Management; Carbon Policy; Corporate Sustainability; Climate change; Carbon targets; Carbon strategy; Long-term carbon targets; Science-Based Targets; ScienceBased Target’s Initiative; Carbon Science; Carbon counting; Koldioxidhantering; Koldioxidpolicy; Corporate Sustainability; Klimatförändring; Koldioxidmål; Koldioxidstrategi; Långsiktiga koldioxidmål; Science-Based Targets; ScienceBased Target’s Initiative; Koldioxidforskning; Koldioxidberäkning;

    Abstract : Many companies acknowledge the threat from global carbon emissions and how it affects climate change. Despite the continuous warnings, many organizations lack the necessary and recommended action plans that can hamper their negative impact on the environment. READ MORE