For the world to avoid the devasting impact of climate change, not only do Governments have to make the pledge, but businesses must also. This includes how we operate, who we sell to and who we buy our supplies from.
Below are examples of what large businesses are doing to help meet the Paris Agreement of containing global warming to 1.5 degrees.
Will no longer sell any products to customers in countries that have not pledged to reach net zero emissions or that are not signatories to the Paris Agreement.
Said it would invest $11.5 billion through 2022 to electrify its nameplate vehicles, develop North America’s largest public charging network, and power all its manufacturing plants with renewable energy by 2035.
Has a target to be powered by 100% renewables by 2025. Reduce green house gas emissions by 63% by 2030. This is to be achieved by decarbonisation of supply chain, logistics, addressing food waste, low – carbon technology and electric vehicles.
Powered by 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and to deliver net zero greenhouse gas emissions. By working with their farmers, suppliers and industry partners, Cole’s aim is to reduce their impact on the environment and help customers make more responsible choices.
60% reduction in Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030.
Fisher & Paykel Health Care
Commits to 87% of suppliers must have science-based targets by 2024.
Have set targets around supporting the steel industry to identify pathways and develop technologies by 2030 to reduce emissions by 30%. BHP chartered shipping to target a 40% reduction in emissions.
Reduce carbon intensity of the goods and services purchased from suppliers by 22% by 2030.
Reducing the carbon intensity of electricity by only lending to low carbon gas and renewable projects.
To become carbon neutral they are optimizing all parts of its value chain. By 2025 the aim is to achieve net zero carbon emissions for all Audi plants.
Striving towards electrification, 100% renewable energy and continually improving efficiency. They will phase out plastic from consumer packaging by 2028. Ikea is committed to reaching 100% renewable energy for all Ikea operations and supply partners for 2030.
At Horan & Bird Our mission is for all our customers and partners to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions and reduce our impact on climate change. We are accelerating the transition to clean electricity, by unlocking the ability to source your electricity needs directly from renewables.
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Founder & Manager of Horan & Bird Energy. Director of Master Electricians Australia. John has played a key entrepreneurial role in the transformation of the Energy Landscape in Queensland having founded Horan & Bird in 2004 and building it to a $35 Million Business. The business was then sold, repurchased and merged with Juice Capital in 2020. Juice Capital own one of the largest renewable energy funds in Australia and allow customers to go solar and batteries for no up front capital through Power Purchase Agreements.