Commercial, Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions, Commercial, Sourcing Renewables - May 16, 2023
ICON Increase Renewable Power Use by 61.7%
ICON plc, a healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization, revealed the progress it has made in advancing its sustainability goals in 2022, with 61.7% of electricity in 2022 sourced from renewables.
The company’s combined Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions decreased by 23.5% since 2018 and 10% since 2021. There was a 10% reduction in kilowatt hours of electricity since 2018.
In April 2023, ICON signed its commitment letter to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as a first step in setting science-based climate targets.
Details were provided in its ICON Cares 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report.“This report shows what we can achieve for our customers, people, patients and communities as a leader in our industry,” said Steve Cutler, CEO, ICON, in a statement. “Our ESG priorities are in areas where we believe we can deliver the greatest impact, and we have made important progress toward these goals. Every advancement is underpinned by the energy, ambition and delivery of our global staff. I am highly encouraged as to what more we can accomplish in the future.”