Capgemini Group new Net-Zero targets
Capgemini Group amongst the first companies globally to have its net zero targets validated according to the SBTi’s new Net-Zero Standard.
The Group has set more ambitious short-term and long-term carbon reduction targets, including achieving a 90% reduction in all carbon emissions across scope 1, 2 and 3 by 2040, and is contributing to defining new methodologies to drive climate action.
Paris, September 16, 2022 – In keeping with its continued commitment to fight climate change in line with the latest climate science, Capgemini Group participated, throughout 2019-2021, in the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) consultation to help design the new Net Zero Standard, leading to its publication in October 2021. Accordingly, Capgemini is announcing the validation by SBTi of its new long-term (2040) and short term (2030) net zero carbon reduction targets.
Capgemini’s new targets are:
- The Group’s new long-term net zero target is to achieve a 90% reduction in all carbon emissions across scopes 1, 2 and 3 by 2040 compared to a baseline of 2019;
- Its near-term (2030) scope 3 targets for commuting and business travel have been strengthened to a 55% reduction per employee from a 2019 baseline (compared to 50% per employee reduction from a 2015 baseline);
- Its scope 1 and 2 targets (80% absolute reduction by 2030) as well as scope 3 supply chain targets (50% absolute reduction by 2030) have also been strengthened by revising the baseline year from 2015 to 2019.
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organisation of over 350,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.
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