UL recently joined the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), reaffirming its commitment to contribute to global efforts to reduce the ongoing threat of climate change. The SBTi is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) that enables businesses to set ambitious emission reduction targets to reduce emissions in line with the latest climate science.
“Climate change is a defining issue of our time, and we are at a pivotal moment,” said Jennifer Scanlon, president and CEO, UL Inc. “As a global leader in safety science, we are thrilled to join over 2,000 companies committed to the Science Based Targets initiative. UL will continue to lead advances in sustainability by extending our innovations in our business operations, while also providing solutions for our customers and stakeholders in their sustainability journeys.”
UL has been a member of the UNGC since 2019, aligning its sustainability strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).