The CBI (in partnership with Deloitte, Chapter Zero, The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project, Dell Technologies and the Met Office) has undertaken climate research with respondents from c.100 companies to date. This forms part of the new Goal 13 Impact Platform: designed to accelerate the climate transition by sharing company progress from across the UK and beyond, inspiring further climate commitments and action, and facilitating collaboration between companies.
Interview respondents include those in strategy, sustainability, finance, and procurement leaders, executives, and board directors. Read this article for a summary of our findings or download the full report for more details.
Headline targets addressing emissions are becoming more widespread and ambitious, with 43% of respondents now having a net-zero or carbon neutral target. The net-zero commitments are typically more recent, longer-term, and represent bolder ambition than the absolute carbon reduction targets. But only approximately half of the headline carbon