(News Bulletin 247) – Holcim is working with the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) to submit targets for nature for validation in 2023, as part of a global initiative to set the world’s first standards for conservation action. ambitious and measurable undertaking for nature.

Holcim was selected by SBTN as one of the world’s top seventeen companies and the only one in its sector, based on its advanced scientific approach to nature.

Holcim’s biodiversity targets are based on its Biodiversity Indicators and Reporting System (BIRS) developed in partnership with IUCN to ensure measurable and positive impact. This work builds on Holcim’s 1.5°C-aligned climate goals, validated by the Science Based Targets (SBTi) initiative.

Magali Anderson, Director of Sustainability and Innovation at Holcim said: ‘Setting science-based targets for nature is essential to have a real and measurable impact on the preservation and restoration of biodiversity and freshwater ecosystems.’

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