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January 26, 2022 - By Daniel Schmid, Chief Sustainability Officer, SAP

SAP Accelerates Its Commitment to Net-Zero

SAP has committed to achieve net-zero along its value chain in line with a 1.5°C future in 2030 – 20 years earlier than originally targeted. Too bold? Not according to Daniel Schmid, SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer, who explains in this column why raising their ambition is one of the key cornerstones on the company's path forward to implementing a holistic approach to sustainability.
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Solar  -  January 24, 2022

Big-box Stores Could Add Solar to Lower GHG Emissions

Big-box retail and grocery stores could generate enough clean electricity to cut GHG emissions equivalent to taking more than 11.3 million cars off the road and power over 7.9 million U.S. homes.
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January 10, 2022

Carbon Offset Prices Could Rise by Fifty-Fold by 2050

Prices for carbon offsets, verified emissions reductions equivalent to one ton of carbon each, could, range from a low of $47/ton to a high of $120/ton in 2050,according to research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).
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GHG Emissions  -  January 3, 2022

Aramark Identifies 350 Lower Carbon Footprint Dishes

Food service provider Aramark is piloting a program at 10 U.S.-based universities to offer dishes with a lower carbon footprint on residential dining menus this semester.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 3, 2022

Deutsche Post Offsets CO2 Emissions From Mail

DHL’s Deutsche Post is now offsetting all CO2 emissions generated by its mail transport operations, achieving a more sustainable mail service at no extra cost to customers.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 21, 2021

DHL Offers Green Carrier Certification

Deutsche Post DHL Group introduced a global DHL Green Carrier Certification to encourage road transport subcontractors in their efforts to become more sustainable.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 20, 2021

Alibaba Group Sets Carbon Neutral Goal by 2030

Alibaba Group Holding Limited announced a pledge to achieve carbon neutrality operations by 2030 and set a Scope 3+ target to reach 1.5 gigatons of decarbonization across its business ecosystem by 2035.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 17, 2021

Goldman Sachs Sets 2030 Targets

The Goldman Sachs Group set new targets for 2030 in sectors where the investment bank sees opportunities to partner with its clients to drive decarbonization in the real economy. The announcement comes with the release of “Accelerating Transition,” its 2021 Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Report.
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Energy Efficiency  -  December 17, 2021

Wendy's Franchise Expands Program to Lower Energy Use

Meritage Hospitality Group, one of the largest Wendy’s franchise entities with 345 restaurant locations, will expand its deployment of a technology platform designed to lower its energy use following a successful five-site pilot.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 8, 2021

Walmart Sets Science-based Targets for Suppliers

Walmart announced the creation of a supply chain finance program that will lower GHG emissions reductions through CDP’s TCFD-aligned disclosures, but uses science-based targets for the first time.
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