Firmenich Adopts Ambitious Science-Based Targets To Tackle Climate Change

Building on its industry leadership in environmental management, Firmenich has joined the Science Based Targets initiative, committing to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions by 39% and Scope 3 emissions by 20% by 2030. Taking its ambitious 2020 environmental goals to the next level, the perfume and taste company is one of 149 companies worldwide to have approved science-based targets. “I am proud that Firmenich is one of only 149 companies to have its goals approved by the Science Based Targets initiative,” said Gilbert Ghostine, CEO Firmenich. “These…

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McDonald’s Becomes the First Restaurant Company to Set Approved Science Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

McDonald’s has announced it will partner with franchisees and suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions related to McDonald’s restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030 from a 2015 base year in a new strategy to address global climate change. Additionally, McDonald’s commits to a 31% reduction in emissions intensity (per metric ton of food and packaging) across its supply chain by 2030 from 2015 levels. This combined target has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Through these actions, McDonald’s expects to prevent 150 million metric tons of…

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