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SBTi validates UltraTech’s CO2 emissions reduction targets

15 March 2021, Published under Cement News

UltraTech Cement, the largest manufacturer of grey cement, white cement and ready-mix concrete in India, has announced the validation of its CO 2 emissions reduction targets by the Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). In July 2020 the company committed to set 'science-based targets' to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. UltraTech Cement Ltd commits to reduce Scope 1 GHG intensity by 27 per cent by 2032 from the base year of 2017. The company also commits to reduce Scop...

LafargeHolcim obtains SBTi validation for its CO2 reduction targets

20 December 2019, Published under Cement News

The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has validated LafargeHolcim's targets to reduce its global carbon emissions. According to SBTi, LafargeHolcim’s targets are adequate and consistent with the global effort to keep temperatures below the '2°C' threshold as agreed at the COP21 world climate conference in Paris. The SBTi has approved LafargeHolcim’s commitment to reduce scope 1 GHG emissions by 10 per cent per tonne of cementitious materials by 2030 from a 2018 base year. LafargeHol...