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Glamox net-zero plan approved

Glamox net zero targets achieved

Glamox’s ambitious plan to achieve net zero by 2045 has been given a stamp of approval by the respected Science Based Target initiative (SBTi).

The organisations has validated that the greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets submitted by Glamox conform with the SBTi Corporate Net Zero Standard. SBTi has classified Glamox’s scope 1 and 2 target ambition as in line with the aim of stopping global warming exceeding 1.5°C.

The latest climate science from the IPCC – described by the UN as “code red for humanity” shows that it is still possible to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C.

‘Glamox aims to have net-zero operations by 2030 and to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2045,’ Glamox Group CEO Astrid Simonsen Joos told the press.

‘This includes taking steps to cut emissions and make better choices in our production. Another important step has been to set science-based targets and have them validated through the SBTi.

‘I am proud that we have now reached this milestone, yet much remains to be done. Glamox will continue its efforts to further reduce our environmental impact.’

The company’s ‘near term’ target is to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 42 per cent by 2030 from a 2022 base year. Glamox also commits to reduce absolute scope 3 emissions GHG by 25 per cent within the same timeframe.

The company is working with specialist ‘carbon accountants’ Normative who examine and calculate data from complex supply chains.

‘Getting these targets validated represents the culmination of months of very hard work,’ said says Normative boss Kristian Rönn. ‘We look forward to partnering with Glamox in the years ahead to make those reductions happen.’

Besides setting and validating science-based targets, Glamox has implemented a variety of projects and changes to reduce its environmental impact.

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