500+ Companies Commit to Net Zero By 2030: IMPACTRIP is one of them
Signaling the largest constituency of businesses leading on climate action 20 years ahead of Paris Agreement, ImpacTrip and other 532 B-Corp commit to accelerate the reduction of their greenhouse gas emissions
MADRID, 11 December 2019: As the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, is underway in Madrid, over 500 companies are publicly committing today to accelerate the reduction of their greenhouse gas emissions to reach a 1.5 degree trajectory leading to net zero by the year 2030—20 years ahead of the 2050 targets set in the Paris Agreement.
These companies, including well-known brands like Patagonia, The Body Shop, Allbirds, Davines, The Guardian, Aguas Danone Spain, Intrepid Travel, Ecoalf, and many others, as ImpacTrip, are part of the global community of Certified B Corporations, businesses that meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and legal accountability. There are over 3,000 B Corps in the world,
hailing from more than 70 countries and 150 industries, harnessing the power of business to solve major social and environmental challenges facing the world today, including the climate crisis.
This commitment to significant carbon reduction leading to a net zero future by 2030 is part of the most accelerated climate action effort by as large a constituency of businesses in the world. It demonstrates true leadership in a time of severe environmental and economic unrest and uncertainty.
Rita Marques, CEO of ImpacTrip: “Taking action is imperative today, in a time that all climate commitments need to be strictly accomplished. ImpacTrip is very honored to be part of net zero by 2030 commitment joining other B Corps in a common effort, and assuming an urgent and crucial joined responsibility that is just possible to achieve with joined forces. The world needs green leaders and action, now.”
Christopher Davis, International Director of Sustainability, The Body Shop: “The call for action in response to the climate emergency is getting louder and louder yet we are still seeing global emissions continuing to rise. If we are to stand a chance of tackling this crisis, we need to work together and we are proud to be joining fellow B Corps across the world in taking action.”
Javier Goyeneche, CEO of Ecoalf: “Ecoalf’s commitment to the environment and to a brighter future for our planet is woven into the very fabric of our business, starting with the recycled materials we build into every product we make. We are honored to be a part of this amazing community of B Corps committed to net zero by 2030, and we look forward to channeling our longstanding focus on innovation and sustainability into achieving this commitment in the decade ahead.”