Guidance for ICT Companies Setting Science-Based Targets

The new Science-Based Target (SBT) is the result of a collaboration between the ITU, GeSI, the GSMA, and SBTi to develop a sector-specific decarbonisation pathway that allows ICT companies to set targets in line with the latest climate science.

The new Science-Based Target (SBT) is the result of a collaboration between the ITU, the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), the GSMA and SBTi to develop a sector-specific decarbonisation pathway that allows ICT companies to set targets in line with the latest climate science. It includes emissions reductions trajectories for mobile, fixed and data centre operators to meet the ambitious Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C by 2050, designed to substantially reduce the risks and effects of climate change.

 “The new SBT is a historic agreement that exhibits the ICT sector’s dedication to tackling the climate-related challenges we are facing today,” said James Gowen, GeSI Chairman and Verizon Chief Sustainability Officer. “Through the work of GeSI member companies we have seen how digital technologies are key to shaping a decarbonized world. We are proud to have been a part of this collaborative effort in voluntarily setting a science-based target towards climate action for a more sustainable future.” 

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