Science-based Targets

SBTs: Current Developments & updated Criteria

On March 20, 2023, the IPCC’s overarching final report, the AR6 Synthesis Report, was released, and again emphasized the urgency of climate action[1]. To address this concern, many companies have adopted sustainability strategies to reduce their environmental impact and become more socially responsible. One such strategy is the adoption of science-based targets. Science-based targets and…

CDP 2022 Ergebnisse

What we learn from CDP 2022 scores

CDP questionnaires and publication of results CDP (formerly “Carbon Disclosure Project”) is an independent organization that conducts annual assessments of companies’ environmental impact worldwide. For this purpose, CDP collects and evaluates data from participating companies. The information is obtained from three detailed sector-specific questionnaires (Climate Change, Water and Forest) that companies are requested to complete.…


Two more years: DFGE extends strong partnership with CDP

CDP as a key player in climate reporting and other areas of sustainability Extended Partnership: CDP stands for one of the longest established and largest initiatives for sustainability reporting taking supply chains into account. Launched almost twenty years ago as the Carbon Disclosure Project, CDP has successively expanded its collection of climate-related data to include water…

DFGE verlängert enge Partnerschaft mit CDP für das gemeinsame Ziel von Science-based Targets und TCFD

Schon seit 2014 berät die DFGE als offizieller Silver Climate Change Consultancy Partner von CDP Unternehmen, wenn es darum geht, regel-konform an Nachhaltigkeits-Reportings teilzunehmen. Die starke Partnerschaft wird erneut für zwei Jahre verlängert. Die DFGE bleibt CDP Partner für die Einreichung bei der Science-based Targets Initiative und die Erfüllung der Task Force on Climate-related Financial…


Get ready for COP26

Join the Race to Zero through the SBTi Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign This SBTi webinar for COP26 preparation provides a detailed overview of the importance of setting ambitious science-based targets (SBTs). The session covers the SBTi Business Ambition for 1.5°C Campaign commitment model for net-zero targets and 1.5°C aligned SBTs, key SBTi criteria, and…

SBTi Obstacles

Setting Science-based Targets – General and industry specific obstacles

for relevant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are calculated on a scientific basis. Companies which aim to participate in the initiative are expected to set an ambitious target for reducing their  GHG emissions which is in line with the 2°C target of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. But setting SBTs is not always an easy task, and many corporations fail at this hurdle.