John Deere receives validation of greenhouse gas emission reduction targets
Monica FergusonCleantech Canada Manufacturing Deere and Company greenhouse gas emissions purchased goods and services reduction targets Science Based Targets initiative
Deere and Company reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Through an independent assessment, SBTi determined that Deere’s targets are consistent with what’s required to keep global warming to 1.5°C.
“By prioritizing science-based targets, Deere is taking another critical step in building an organization for the future with a clear commitment to sustainability,” said Jill Sanchez, director of sustainability, John Deere. “At their core, our customers are purpose-driven, and Deere embraces the role we play in helping them do more with less.”
Through its SBTi targets, Deere pledged to reduce its absolute scope one and two greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2030 from a 2021 baseline. The company also committed to reducing its absolute scope three emissions from purchased goods and services and use of sold products by 30 per cent within the same timeframe.