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Companies that have set net zero targets

By Grace Melville
5th February 2021

The nuances of climate targets will differ between companies and industries, however one fact remains true regardless, it is only the targets which align ambition with a credible strategy that will deliver impact.

In the last few years net zero has become the guiding principle for action on climate change. The simplicity of this phrase is seen by many as a helpful antidote to the complexity of communicating climate science, while others view it as being riddled with loopholes. On October 28th, the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) launched the Net Zero Standard that  redefines what a credible net zero target looks like and clarifies the key role of decarbonisation in corporate net-zero strategies.

You can download a full guide that answers questions like the difference between carbon neutral and net zero, the role of offsets and what a reasonable timeline looks like here. 

Below is a list of companies whose net zero targets have been independently validated by the SBTi:

Company Name Net Zero by
A/S Vestfrost 2050
AECOM 2040
AstraZeneca FY2045
CVS Health 2050
Dentsu International 2040
Elopak AS 2050
Forvia 2045
Hellenic Cables 2050
Holcim Ltd. 2050
Illumina, Inc. 2050
Jacobs 2040
JLL 2040
Klöckner & Co 2050
L. Priebs GmbH & Co. KG 2050
Moody’s Corporation 2040
Ørsted 2040
Pinsent Masons LLP FY2040
Posti Group Ltd. 2040
Qinetiq FY2050
Schindler Group 2040
Slaughter and May 2040
Sodexo Limited FY2045
Starboard, Airush & SOMWR 2050
Trane Technologies Plc. 2050
Wipro FY2040



What you can do next

The SBTi Net-Zero Standard provides an important tool to help corporates adopt the deep-decarbonisation route that not only tackles climate change but also reaps the commercial benefits of more resilient supply chains, better risk management, increased customer loyalty, and talent attraction.

Carbon Intelligence is the UK’s leading science-based targets consultancy and our provide advice on various net zero frameworks. If you are looking for help setting a net zero target or a creating a credible plan to get there please get in touch at info@carbon.ci


Further resources

Download | Net Zero: The Guide for Business 

Download | The Guide to Science-Based Targets

Carbon accounting and management with the Carbon Intelligence platform

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