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  • SBTi CEO steps down

    02 July 2024

    Luiz Amaral has stepped down as chief executive of The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

  • Aviva calls for NDCs to become national transition plans

    28 June 2024

    Countries preparing their next set of climate targets should use it as an opportunity to prepare comprehensive, national climate transition plans that can plug into those being used by financial institutions, Aviva has urged.

  • TransitionArc launched to 'supercharge' transition plan analysis

    27 June 2024

    CDP, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) have collaborated with Climate Arc to launch a "one-stop tool to assess corporate transitions" that a senior executive said would "supercharge" such analysis.

  • Clean Energy Ventures leads $8m for battery chemical circularity business

    14 June 2024
  • SBTi updates criteria to enable 'ambitious' near-term targets

    29 May 2024

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has released criteria updates and resources for financial institutions to set "ambitious" near-term emission-reduction targets to keep warming to 1.5°C as well as the introduction of fossil fuel finance criteria.

  • SBTi gives carbon credits update in corporate net zero standard revision

    13 May 2024

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has explained how it intends to incorporate views on environmental attribute certificates (EACs), including carbon credits, into a major revision of its Corporate Net-Zero Standard.

  • Palatine receives SBTi validation for emission reduction targets

    08 May 2024
  • SBTi regrets 'misinterpretation' over offsets statement

    22 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has sought to take the heat out of the furore surrounding its change of stance towards offsets, arguing its announcement was misinterpreted.

  • SBTi clarifies carbon credit stance amid staff unrest

    15 April 2024

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has published a clarification on its stance on the use of environmental attribute certificates (EACs) - such as voluntary carbon credits - after criticism from staff and the industry.

  • SBTi board faces resignations and staff ire after change to carbon credit stance

    12 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Board of Trustees has come under fire for changing its stance on corporate use of carbon credits for Scope-3 emissions reduction targets, which has been described as a "major departure" from existing policy.