Air Liquide hits net zero milestone following approval of carbon neutral strategy


A milestone in its journey to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, Air Liquide has seen its Scope 1 & 2 carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Adjudged today – May 20th – by the SBTi to be ‘qualified and aligned’ with climate science, the approval sees Air Liquide become the first industrial gas company to obtain validation from the initiative. 

A joint effort between non-profit CDP, the UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI), and the World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the SBTi aims to establish a zero-carbon economy by independently assessing companies’ sustainability targets. 

Having previously taken part in the SBTi-led project to explore decarbonisation of the chemical sector, Air Liquide has also recently initiated a review of its Scope 3 emissions to meet carbon neutral goals by 2050. 

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