The SBTi encourages bold climate action in the private sector by empowering companies to set GHG emissions reduction targets aligned with what climate science shows is needed to avert catastrophic climate change. Greenstone produces relevant content to help companies learn more about science-based and net-zero targets. Stay informed when it comes to news, updates and changes that might affect your business.

Greenstone & Science-based targets

Learn more about how Greenstone’s award-winning Enterprise sustainability reporting software enables companies to acquire and manage the data needed to set a Science-Based Target.

Science-Based Targets initiative launches new Net-Zero Standard

The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has announced the launch of the first science-based framework for companies to set net-zero targets - the Net-Zero Standard. The purpose of this new Standard will be to emphasise the importance of decarbonisation in corporate net-zero strategies.

The importance of data in achieving net-zero & science-based targets

This webinar discusses the importance of data when tracking and reporting progress against targets. As well as trying to demystify the differences between different target types, this webinar will cover the growing emphasis on Scope 3 emissions reporting and provide some tips on how to ensure you have a robust data management strategy in place.

GHG and carbon emissions and their role in limiting warming to 1.5°C

This blog discusses the difference between the terms ‘GHG’ and ‘carbon’ emissions and their connection to climate change. We also touch on the impact of COVID-19 on emissions and how the right sustainability software can enable organisations track and report on their climate targets.

COP26 and what it means for business

The United Nations' COP26 event is a worldwide meeting where heads of state and climate scientists will gather to agree on joint steps to combat climate change. In this blog, Greenstone will focus on the role of businesses and how they can actively act upon the goals set by COP26.

Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) releases 2020 progress report

In this report, the SBTi highlights that there are just 10 years left to halve global emissions (in-line with the Paris Agreement) and the critical role businesses have to play in driving government ambition and reducing emissions to avoid irreversible and catastrophic climate change.

Greenstone’s 2030 science-based target approved by SBTi

Greenstone’s 2030 science-based emissions reduction target has been approved, as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Science-based targets and net-zero commitments - FAQs

To help you understand key terms and definitions related to science-based and net-zero targets, the team at Greenstone has prepared some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:

SBTi paper on global standard for science-based net-zero targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has issued its guidance on the first science-based global standard for corporate net-zero target setting. This paper is the first step to setting a global standard, that can help to ensure that corporate net-zero carbon targets are aligned with climate science.