Swedish marketing and communication agencies launch initiative to improve climate and sustainability communication
Around 20 Swedish companies, organisations and bureaus launched today an initiative aiming to further accurate and credible marketing and communication on climate and sustainability, with science-based guidance from Exponential Roadmap Initiative.
“We need to start believing in the exponential growth that is happening”
Former COP26 High-Level Climate Action Champion Nigel Topping told sustainability professionals that they need to embrace exponential growth and grasp at new and emerging climate solutions, or risk suffering in their markets, at an event marking edie’s Business Leadership Month.
Comment: On Earth Day, we need to get behind the green technologies with the greatest momentum
The answer to putting our planet on a better track lies in reinforcing feedback loops, argue Exponential Roadmap Initiative Co-founders Owen Gaffney and Johan Falk in a comment for Reuters Events Sustainable Business for Earth Day.
Watch Exponential Solutions Day at Stockholm Climate Week
Ahead of Earth Day, on April 20, Exponential Solutions Day of Stockholm Climate Week brings together leaders in business, policy and science to create momentum for scaling the climate solutions that are here now and affordable and that can transform the way we live, work, and thrive in a sustainable world.
Swedish Space Corporation joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative
The Exponential Roadmap Initiative (ERI) welcomes the Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) as a new member. By joining, SSC will strategically work to halve the company’s own carbon emissions throughout the whole value chain.
LIVE NOW: Stockholm Climate Week’s Food and Agriculture Day
Join Food and Agriculture Day at Stockholm Climate Week! For Earth Day, the week’s events bring together leaders in policy, business, science and civil society to accelerate climate action and scale up the solutions that climate science tells us are here, now, and affordable.
Exponential Roadmap Initiative Co-chair Johan Rockström picked by Time magazine
Johan Rockström, Co-chair of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, is among the 100 most influential people of 2023, selected by Time magazine.
“Let’s talk climate”: We Don’t Have Time, ERI and GoClimate CEOs call Swedish government to action
In Swedish daily Aftonbladet, the CEOs of We Don’t Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative and GoClimate call on the Swedish government to make true on its offer to talk to business and civil society about what Sweden is doing to achieve its climate plans (in Swedish).
Register for Exponential Solutions Day at Stockholm Climate Week
Register now for Stockholm Climate Week and join us on 20 April for Exponential Solutions Day to discuss the solutions that are available now and affordable to halve emissions by 2030.
The good news from the IPCC report
The latest climate report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was full of bad news. And yet there was also some good news in it.
Small Business Climate Action: Barriers & Bridges
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of communities and economies around the world. They make up 90% of business globally, employ 70% of the world’s workforce and contribute over 50% of global GDP. However, despite their collective impact, small...
Accelerating net zero action by activating policy
Reaching net zero by 2050 requires emissions to be halved by 2030. Throughout COP27, non-State actors in the Race to Zero – from businesses, cities, regions, financial institutions, education and healthcare institutions – showcased how they are contributing to...
Exponential Solutions at COP27
To successfully halve emissions by 2030 we must exponentially scale climate solutions, shifting out the fossil economy. Transformative and disruptive companies are leading the way, but stronger policy, finance and utilization of digitalisation is required to...
Exponential Roadmap Initiative at COP27
In these sessions, hosted by Exponential Roadmap Initiative, We Don't Have Time and the UN Backed Race to Zero campaign, we explored how we can exponentially scale climate solutions through policies and initiatives such as the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign and the...
Guiding principles for corporate climate leadership on the role of natural climate solutions
To limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, the world must do four things. First, greenhouse gas emissions must halve by 2030. This is a gigantic challenge but it is feasible. Second, emissions from farming, deforestation and other land use must reach net zero by 2030.
500 business leaders and scientists say “We Can Do It”
“We Can Do It” is an international call to action to channel the spirit of inspiration, determination, and optimism of the now famous Second World War campaign. We Can Do It has already been signed by more than 500 prominent business leaders, scientists, investors,...
Transforming supply chains to halve emissions by 2030
The science is clear on three things. First, globally, greenhouse gas emissions need to halve by 2030 to reach net zero by 2050. Second, this remains just about an achievable goal. And finally, the world is way off track.
“There is no other plan at this scale”: the most important story at COP27
Will we get a disruptive moment at COP27? Will we get a moment that unlocks trillions of dollars for exponential action? My money is on Mia Mottley, the prime minister of Barbados. She has come to Sharm el-Sheikh armed with a plan to reform the World Bank and the...
Exponential Solutions (in the Race to Zero)
Emissions need to halve by 2030. We can succeed if we focus on the scale-up of climate solutions exponentially, shifting out the fossil economy. We need a laser focus on how to scale the climate solutions 5X faster than today in all sectors, including energy, food...
All in for 1.5°C
The science remains unchanged: 1.5°C is a limit not a target. Thousands of companies, investors, regions and more are now taking science based climate action. Now we need unprecedented action and collaboration across public and private sectors to deliver. We are all...
COP27 session: IKEA’s 4 Climate Pillar strategy
COP27 session: Pär Stenmark, Chief Sustainability Officer, Inter IKEA Group, highlights their 4 Climate Pillar strategy to reduce IKEA's emissions and the emissions they influence. Live from the We Don't Have Time's COP27 Hub at the Nature Positive Pavilion, as part...
COP27 session: Reaching net zero through the value chain
COP27 Session: Hosted at the Business Sweden Pavilion, this session highlights how Normative, BT Group and Ericsson are taking action across the 4 Climate Pillars of the 1.5°C Business Playbook to cut their emissions and the emissions they influence. ...
Exponential Solutions: Energy
The energy transformation is the single most significant investment opportunity of our generation. COP27 is a moment to connect investors to scalable solutions in wind, solar, storage, hydrogen and digitalisation. The energy transition must be just and equitable for...
Exponential Solutions: Food & Land
As outlined in the recently published Exponential Roadmap for Natural Climate Solutions, greenhouse gas emissions from food & land need to reach net zero by 2030, and we must end deforestation by 2025. This is a huge opportunity for businesses to drive the most...
Dear changemakers and leaders everywhere. We can do it! We, the undersigned, are the impatient optimists among business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, disruptors, innovators, scientists, influencers and policymakers worldwide. Join this climate call to action...
Exponential Climate Action Summit VII – Science & Solutions
How can business and society contribute to increased resilience, adaptation and mitigation? Join us as we explore nature-based solutions and carbon capture, decarbonization of industries and how digitalization and finance act as enablers. Speakers include: Prof. Dr....
Exponential Roadmap Initiative at COP27
Emissions need to halve by 2030. We can succeed if we focus on exponentially scaling climate solutions in energy, transport, food and nature, shifting away from the fossil economy. At COP27, we are partnering up with We Don't Have Time and the UN Backed Race to Zero...
As global climate summit starts, Telia urges its suppliers to align with science
As world leaders gather for the global climate summit (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh to agree on the next steps to scale climate action, Telia Company encourages its suppliers to set targets matching an ambition level that is congruent with science. A call to action was...
Icebug: Climate strategy in four pillars
Icebug’s impact report highlights how they are taking action across the 4 Climate Pillars and contribute to exponential climate action as members of Exponential Roadmap Initiative and United Nations’ Race to Zero.
Solutions House at Climate Week New York: Reinventing supply chains to halve emissions by 2030
For many companies, most emissions are locked in their supply chains. These emissions are difficult to reach and even more difficult to control. Watch our broadcast from Solutions House at Climate Week NYC to hear how companies such as Ericsson, Polestar, Apple and...
Solutions House at Climate Week New York: Launch of 1.5°C Business Playbook 2.0
The first 1.5°C Business Playbook was a hit and is supported by companies with a combined revenue of over 900 billion dollars. Watch our launch event from Solutions House at Climate Week NYC to hear how climate leaders like Ericsson, Netflix, IKEA and Ørsted apply the...
Solutions House at Climate Week New York: Natural Climate Solutions
This session on Natural Climate Solutions, some of the world’s leading experts presented the latest research on climate solutions from land, forest, agriculture, peat and wetland. They will introduce a new report, the Exponential Roadmap for Natural Climate Solutions....
Profits up, Carbon down! Amidst rising inflation, U.S. small businesses can cut costs and boost profits by joining climate action hub
The SME Climate Hub today launched a major drive to help leaders of the 30 million small businesses in the United States decarbonize. As small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) face soaring inflation and energy prices, the SME Climate Hub provides free resources to cut costs and increase profits through taking climate action to reduce carbon emissions.
Taking stock of progress
The UN-backed #RacetoZero has doubled since this time last year and grown tenfold since June 2020, with members around the world taking action to slash emissions and build resilience. Today, the two major UN-backed global climate campaigns Race to Zero and Race to Resilience launches a first annual joint progress report to reflect on the progress made. Exponential Roadmap Initiative is highlighted as one unique initiative within the campaign, together with two of our leading members: Google and Ericsson.
Normative: Supporting businesses on their path to Net Zero
Normative, helps businesses reach net zero emissions. As the world’s first carbon accounting engine, Normative enables businesses to accurately and comprehensively measure their carbon footprints. Working from these measurements, Normative recommends tailored reduction actions and climate investments to bring businesses to true net zero.
BT Group – Influencing Climate Action in Society
As members of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, BT Group supports the 1.5°C Business Playbook- a guideline for exponential climate action- and are taking action across the 4 Climate Pillars of the Playbook. This year, we spoke to BT Group about the fourth climate pillar- how the company is influencing climate action in society.
Unilever’s journey towards net zero value chain emissions by 2039
As a member of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, Unilever supports the 1.5°C Business Playbook – a guideline for exponential climate action – and is taking action across the 4 Climate Pillars of the Playbook. We spoke to Unilever in September 2022 to hear about their journey to net zero value chain emissions by 2039.
Today, Futerra became the first agency officially named a ‘Climate Solutions Provider’ under the UN-backed Race to Zero climate campaign.
Announced by the Race to Zero partner Exponential Roadmap Initiative, Futerra is the first agency named as a ‘Climate Solutions Provider’. Futerra fulfils Exponential Roadmap Initiative criteria of at least 90% of revenue coming from projects aligned with the 1.5°C...
For companies with a mission to change the world
The 1.5°C Business Playbook is a guideline for exponential climate action. Supported and used by some of the most influential and innovative companies in the world with a combined yearly revenue of 900 billion dollars. Read the new version and see how leading companies are applying the 4 Climate Pillars in their strategies: exponentialbusiness.org
The Exponential Roadmap for Natural Climate Solutions
Grounded in the latest climate science, the roadmap outlines a path to reach net zero emissions from the land sector by 2030 through natural climate solutions. Produced by Conservation International together with Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, WWF and the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, the roadmap establishes a new “Carbon Law for Nature” – a benchmark for emissions from the land sector each year.
Ericsson: Digitalization as a driver in the Race to Zero
Through decades of life cycle assessments and research on the impact of the ICT sector, we understand what digitalization and technology can do to reach Net Zero and positively transform society. According to Ericsson’s peer-reviewed research, ICT solutions have the potential of enabling 15% emission reductions across industries by 2030, while being responsible for only 1.4% of the global carbon footprint.
Houdini: A holistic formula in the Race to Zero (and beyond)
Houdini’s vision since 2001 has been, maximum experience, zero impact and beyond. It is what we are working towards with uncompromising commitment and speed since 2001. We apply a holistic formula in the Race to Zero (and beyond), taking action across the 4 Climate Pillars of the 1.5°C Business Playbook.
Ørsted: Transforming your business model in line with 1.5°C
At Ørsted, we believe that business has a central role to play in efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C and avoid climate breakdown. Since the late 2000s, we have therefore taken a holistic approach to climate action, working across the 4 Climate Pillars outlined in the 1.5°C Business Playbook.
Icebug: Using business to drive change beyond your own scope
Our vision is to be a change maker for a society where people can thrive on a planet in balance. We accept that there are planetary boundaries, and we strive to thrive within them. Being part of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the Race To Zero Campaign boosts our climate strategy. Not least, the 4 Climate Pillars of the 1.5°C Business Playbook is a valuable framework for our sustainability work.
Land sector can – and must – reach net zero emissions by 2030. Where, what and how food is grown is critical
Exponential Climate Action at Climate Week NYC
This NYC Climate Week, you are invited to Solutions House. Leaders, experts, entrepreneurs, youth activists, storytellers, innovators and influencers will gather with one objective: drive exponential solutions. Solutions House is dedicated to exponential climate...
Futerra, the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Google to host ‘Solutions House’ this Climate Week NYC
The motto of Solutions House is ‘answers only’, a space at Climate Week dedicated to the boldest climate solutions. The co-convenors – Futerra, the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Google – are gathering leaders, experts, entrepreneurs, youth activists,...
Exponential Roadmap Initiative at Stockholm+50
Watch the 3 minute video from the Exponential Race to Zero events, with over 31 million viewers from more than 160 countries. Hosted by We Don’t Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative, United Nations’ Race to Zero and We Mean Business Coalition, the events...
227 Swedish companies urge politicians to speed up the climate transition
More than 220 companies in Sweden – together accounting for almost one-fifth of the country’s GDP – have undersigned an opinion piece urging Swedish politicians to focus on the great business opportunities of the climate transition instead of treating it as mainly a...
Ørsted joins the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders and the Exponential Roadmap Initiative
Ørsted announced today that it has joined forces with a growing group of global corporations that are driving climate action throughout global supply chains in line with science-based emissions reduction targets. The group currently includes Ericsson, IKEA, Telia, BT...
Stockholm+50: Exponential Race to Zero
Within the Stockholm+50 Climate Hub, the Exponential Race to Zero events had over 31 million viewers on Twitter from more than 160 countries, with more than 1000 delegates in physical attendance. Hosted by We Don’t Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative, United...
Exponential climate action needed at Stockholm +50
As decision makers and business leaders meet for Stockholm+50, the Exponential Roadmap Initiative will shine a light on the game-changers in energy efficiency, green energy, travel & transport, plant-based food, regenerative agriculture, protecting & restoring...
How Big Businesses Can Help Their Suppliers Cut Emissions
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: To reach the global climate goal of halving emissions by 2030, we can’t leave behind small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). But helping them will require collaboration and support from the large corporations that are often SME’s most...
Knowit: Taking action and reporting across the 4 Climate Pillars
Knowit’s role is growing in importance from a sustainability perspective. Through the merger with Cybercom, first to apply a disclosure model based on the 1.5°C Business Playbook's 4 Climate Pillars in 2021, the work continues.
Exponential Roadmap Initiative welcomes Netflix
Exponential Roadmap Initiative welcomes Netflix, joining forces with innovative, transformative and disruptive companies taking exponential climate action aligned with the 1.5°C ambition, in line with latest science. "Our Netflix Sustainability program endeavors to...
Launching AFRY’s 1.5°C Roadmap
AFRY have developed the AFRY 1.5°C Roadmap to support and guide the company towards delivering on climate commitments, and to be transparent about their climate action. Their climate commitments are in support of limiting global warming to 1.5°C and cover how they run...
There’s Value in Calculating Your Carbon Footprint
INC: Slashing emissions rates will help Mother Earth, but businesses might also find some appealing incentives as they try to get greener.
Normative launches carbon calculator with support from Google.org to help SMEs cut emissions
SME Climate Hub: Normative has launched a carbon calculator, developed with support from Google.org and available for free through the SME Climate Hub. The calculator helps SMEs measure their emissions and identify emission hot spots, establishing a baseline towards...
Accessible to everyone’: SME Climate Hub launches free carbon calculator
BUSINESS GREEN: New Normative Business Carbon Calculator has been developed with support from Google.org and is available for free through the SME Climate Hub
Advania Sweden steps up its exponential climate action and joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Race to Zero
Advania Sweden joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and teams up with other innovative, transformative, and disruptive organizations committed to halving emissions before 2030. These initiatives go beyond reducing carbon emissions in the companies' own emissions...
SME Climate Hub launches tools to help small businesses deliver on climate goals
SME Climate Hub: An initiative aimed at providing small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) the resources they need to act on climate change has recently launched a new series of tools to help SMEs more effectively measure and report on their emissions.
Digitaliseringskonsulterna joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative
Digitaliseringskonsulterna: The business association Digitaliseringskonsulterna brings together consultants with expertise in digitization, innovation, and change management with the aim of achieving rapid and large emission reductions throughout society. The...
Online financial support guide for small business emissions reduction launches on SME Climate Hub
The SME Climate Hub has launched the first of its resources, which improve access to financial support for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) working to reduce their carbon emissions. The initiative has been developed by Business for Social Responsibility...
We still have time to fix this
"The difficult lies not so much in developing new ideas as escaping from old ones." John Maynard Keynes Leaders of the world’s largest economies, the G20, meet in Rome this week just days before the UN’s climate summit in Glasgow. This is the very last moment to raise...
Unilever and the race to halve emissions by 2030
Unilever PLC is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London, England. The Exponential Roadmap Initiative spoke to UK headquartered multinational consumer goods company Unilever to find out about the actions they are taking to help halve...
Scania and the race to halve emissions by 2030
Scania AB is a major Swedish manufacturer headquartered in Södertälje, focusing on commercial vehicles—specifically heavy lorries, trucks and buses.The Exponential Roadmap Initiative spoke to Scania to find out more about their race to halving emissions by 2030.
BT and the race to halve emissions by 2030
BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company headquartered in London, England. The Exponential Roadmap Initiative spoke to BT to find out more about their race to halving emissions by 2030.
Deedster steps up exponential climate action-joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Race to Zero
Deedster joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, joining forces with innovative, transformative, and disruptive businesses committed to halving emissions before 2030 towards net zero, and who go further than decarbonisation of their own and value chain emissions,...
SMEs equipped to join race to net-zero with dedicated climate disclosure framework
CDP today launches a new climate disclosure framework, in collaboration with the SME Climate Hub, and created in partnership with the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Normative, to empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to make strategic and impactful...
BT and Unilever among business giants supporting other firms to halve supplier emissions
A new collaborative platform for businesses striving to cut emissions sharply across their supply chains has been launched by a string of big businesses including BT, Unilever and Ikea.
The SME Climate Hub launches new suite of tools, enables small business climate action
SME Climate Hub: The tools created in partnership with Normative, BSR, CISL and CDP help small and medium sized businesses educate themselves on climate action, and measure and report on their emissions.
A Guide to the SME Climate Hub educational, measurement and reporting tools
Small and medium sized businesses committed to the SME Climate Hub can access an increasing number of tools and resources to begin their climate action journey and move towards net zero.
New collaborative platform to engage with suppliers to halve GHG emissions before 2030
COP26, Glasgow: Today we launch the 1.5°C Supplier Engagement Guide, a collaborative platform to engage with suppliers to halve GHG emissions before 2030, by the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders, an initiative hosted by the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, founded together...
Exponential Roadmap Initiative At COP26
Innovators, transformers & disruptors
Kivra joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero
KIVRA: Kivra accelerates climate action and joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero. Kivra commits to driving the transition towards radically reduce emissions alongside other disruptive companies such as Google, Polestar and Spotify.
The SME Climate Hub Debuts in Spanish, Increases Accessibility to Net Zero Emissions Reductions
SME CLIMATE HUB: The initiative launched in collaboration with the local government and multinational, Spain-based businesses including Iberdrola, Telefónica and BBVA
Knowit steps up its sustainability efforts further – partners with the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and joins Race to Zero
KNOWIT: Knowit AB (publ) is taking the next step in its long-term sustainability efforts, becoming a supporting partner to the Exponential Roadmap Initiative. Through the partnership, Knowit will also join the UN’s global climate campaign Race to Zero. The partnership...
Spotify joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative & UN Race To Zero
Spotify announced that they are joining the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, joining forces with other innovative, transformative, and disruptive businesses that will play a key role in accelerating climate solutions and exponential climate action to halve emissions by...
Investor joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero
INVESTOR: We sharpen our climate targets further and join the UNFCCC’s Race to Zero campaign ahead of COP26 through the Exponential Roadmap Initiative. The corporate sector plays a major role in supporting the transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy and...
Working with suppliers to beat the clock on climate change
UNILEVER: To achieve net zero emissions across our value chain by 2039, we’re inviting our suppliers to commit to our new Climate Promise. As a Partner of Exponential Roadmap Initiative, Unilever co-founded the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders initiative to support...
Innovators, transformers & disruptors
Oracle joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero- to drive exponential climate action and solutions
Oracle announced that they are joining the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, with other innovative, transformative and disruptive businesses, that will play a key role in accelerating climate solutions and exponential climate action to halve emissions by 2030. In...
Circularity and the Race to Zero- Exponential Climate Action Summit III
WE DON'T HAVE TIME: On the 23rd of September we are hosting the third Exponential Climate Action Summit together with We Don't Have Time, Ragn Sells and Ericsson. The event will focus on the challenges, opportunities and creative solutions regarding circularity and...
Alfa Laval collaborates with Schneider Electric to analyze and improve the company’s energy performance
CISION: Alfa Laval is extending its global collaboration with Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve operational efficiency. The two companies will use near real-time energy consumption data across sites, countries and regions to identify and...
The 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders and Exponential Roadmap Initiative welcome Mastercard
The “1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders” and Exponential Roadmap Initiative welcome Mastercard to the fast growing group of global corporations driving climate action throughout global supply chains in line with science. The initiative already consists of global giants, like...
Scan Global Logistics (SGL) is joining the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders
SCAN GLOBAL LOGISTICS (SGL) is announcing their support of the 1.5°C Business Playbook, joining the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, which brings together transformative and disruptive businesses, committed to halving emissions before 2030 towards net-zero, integrating...
Humans ‘pushing Earth close to tipping point’, say most in G20
THE GUARDIAN: "Three-quarters of people in the world’s wealthiest nations believe humanity is pushing the planet towards a dangerous tipping point." Lead author of the report is Owen Gaffney, co-founder of the Exponential Roadmap Initiative.
Net zero’s big challenge for small business
GREEN BIZ: Net zero goals pose a unique set of challenges for small businesses. GreenBiz shares how the SME Climate Hub acts as a leading resource for SMEs to make a concrete climate commitment and take clear steps towards action
3 rules for a zero carbon world
RACE TO ZERO: In his latest TED talk Nigel Topping, UN High Level Climate Action Champion FOR COP26, shares three rules of radical collaboration that he says could positively disrupt the patterns of the global economy and help humanity tackle the world's greatest...
Supplier tool for climate action
AXFOUNDATION: Axfoundation together with Exponential Roadmap Initiative and other partners, develops a digital educating tool to inspire and motivate suppliers in different sectors to set climate goals and start acting in line with the Paris agreement (Swedish).
Semcon accelerates its climate action agenda – commits to several initiatives and the 1.5 °C ambition.
SEMCON: Joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, the Science Based Targets initiative, the Race to Zero campaign and the UN Global Compact. These initiatives are all aligned with the ambition of the Paris Agreement to limit the global warming to 1.5 °C above...
Plotting a net-zero course: Polestar joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero
POLESTAR: The journey towards more sustainable mobility has forced us to get off the beaten track. Not only was the traffic terrible, but it wasn’t getting us to where we need to go. Now, we’re entering uncharted territory. To help us navigate in a rapidly...
Halving Emissions by 2030 is New Normal – Race To Zero Anniversary
UNFCCC: Over 4,500 non-state actors from across the global economy have committed to halving emissions by 2030, joining the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign. These actors from over 92 countries recognise the value and the imperative of racing to a zero-carbon economy...
One year on, rapid growth of Race to Zero shows that halving emissions by 2030 is the new normal
RACE TO ZERO: Over 4,500 non-state actors from across the global economy have committed to halving emissions by 2030, joining the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign. These actors from over 92 countries recognise the value and the imperative of racing to a zero carbon...
Google and Polestar step up exponential climate action- joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative and UN Race to Zero
On the first year anniversary of the United Nations’ Race to Zero campaign – Google and Polestar announce that they have joined the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the Race to Zero, the largest ever alliance committed to halving emissions before 2030 towards net zero emissions by no later than 2050.
IKEA launches a new program to accelerate suppliers’ transition to 100% renewable electricity
IKEA: Almost two thirds of the IKEA climate footprint is directly connected to the supply chain, including production at suppliers. Today, IKEA announces a program with the intention of securing 100% renewable electricity at direct suppliers – especially in markets...
Small businesses can lead climate change fight and emerge strong
THE TELEGRAPH: Small and medium sized enterprises are at the very heart of Britain’s efforts to build back greener from the pandemic.
Together For Our Planet Business Climate Leaders Campaign: The SME Climate Hub supports the UK government’s new campaign to encourage small businesses to go green
SME CLIMATE HUB: Small businesses are urged to commit to cut carbon emissions in half by 2030 and reach net zero emissions before 2050 — a milestone aimed at avoiding the worst effects of climate change while ensuring business viability.
1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders welcomes Microsoft
The 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders welcomes Microsoft to the fast growing group of multinational corporations committed to driving climate action throughout global supply chains in line with latest science.
‘Together we can move quicker’: Microsoft joins 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group
BUSINESS GREEN: Tech giant joins multinationals such as IKEA, Ericsson, BT Group, Unilever and Nestle in push to encourage suppliers to embrace greener business practices.
Microsoft joins 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group
SUPPLY CHAIN DIGITAL: Microsoft has today joined the 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders Group as its latest member alongside other major corporates such as Unilever, BT Group, IKEA, and Ericsson. The purpose of the alliance, launched in 2020, is to encourage small and...
1 in 3 large companies on the stock exchange set climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement
HAGA INITIATIVE: According to Ambitionsindex 2021 by Hagainitiativet, one-third of companies have committed to halving their emissions by 2030 following the Carbon Law, an increase from 20 % last year. Moreover, the index shows that 92 % of companies have climate...
Highlights- Exponential Climate Action Summit II
EXPONENTIAL ROADMAP INITIATIVE: On Earth Day we hosted the second Exponential Climate Action Summit- Financing the Race to Zero, together with We Don't Have Time and Ericsson. Watch highlights from Johan Falk, Johan Rockström, Nigel Topping and Mats Pellbäck Scharp,...
‘Breaking Boundaries’: The Road to a Cleaner, Healthier and More Peaceful World
NETFLIX: The science is clear on what humanity needs to do. There are three priorities: cut greenhouse gases to zero, protect the wetlands, soils, forests and oceans that absorb our impacts, and change our diets and the way we farm food
Tech Mahindra joins the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders- Commits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across value chain
TECH MAHINDRA: Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, today announced that it has joined forces with growing group of global corporations including Ericsson, IKEA, Telia Company, BT...
Cybercom’s sustainability report 2020, first to apply the 1.5°C Business Playbook pillars
CYBERCOM: Cybercom’s complete Sustainability Report for 2020 has been published on the company’s website cybercom.com/report. The sustainability report is the first of its kind to be produced with support from the Exponential Roadmap initiative to apply its 1,5°C...
All eyes on governments as Race to Zero picks up pace
RACE TO ZERO: On the eve of the US-hosted Leaders’ Summit on Climate, the business community is looking to governments to set ambitious national plans for cutting greenhouse gas emissions over the next 10 years that will accelerate the green recovery.
Kära Svenska Företagare
SVENSKA DAGBLADET: Investerare, innovatörer, entreprenörer, styrelseledamöter och anställda. Inför morgondagens Earth Day har vi gjort det lättare för er att göra rätt än att göra fel (Swedish).
Top Climate Economist Lord Stern Will Say Achieving Net Zero Emissions by 2050 is the Growth Story of the 21st Century.
WE DONT HAVE TIME: ‘Financing the Race to Zero’ Takes Centre Stage at Exponential Climate Action Summit, hosted by We Don't Have Time, Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Ericsson.
Earth Day 2021 Is Set to Galvanize Climate Action
UNFCCC: Earth Day, celebrated annually on 22 April, will again see more than 1 billion people participating in activities around the world to draw attention to the urgency of the climate crisis and environmental degradation and the need for immediate action. This...
4 ways for companies to take effective climate action
RACE TO ZERO: Nigel Topping, Börje Ekholm, Christiana Figueres: In order to help companies of any size take climate action, a group of industry and academic partners recently launched the 1.5°C Business Playbook. It is a framework for enterprises to identify value...
“See the opportunities of being in the front line”
POSTNORD: Digitalisation with the climate in focus makes it possible for businesses to gain a competitive advantage, according to Johan Falk, co-founder and Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative (Swedish).
COP26: climate action and the role of policy, business and technology in 2021
ERICSSON: In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s hard to apprehend that society should be battling another crisis: climate change. In the lead up to COP26, find out how Ericsson is taking global action to tackle climate change together with We Don't Have Time and...
Prime Computer joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative
PRIME COMPUTER: As a manufacturer of hardware for sustainable IT solutions, Prime Computer has joined the Exponential Roadmap Initiative as a partner.
Race to Zero builds momentum
RACE TO ZERO: Commitments pledged under the Race to Zero campaign now cover at least two thirds of the global economy, putting 2021 on a path to be the most impactful year for climate action ever.
We need 4 waves of climate action
DR.JONATHAN FOLEY: Every climate solution works differently, unfolding at different speeds. We’ll need them all, traveling in four parallel waves, to stop climate change.
Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative among most powerful swedish voices in sustainability
AKTUELL HÅLLBARHET: Johan Falk, Head of Exponential Roadmap Initiative, was listed as the 30th most powerful voice in sustainability, along with names such as Svante Axelsson, Greta Thunberg and Johan Rockström. (Swedish)
Digitalization with 5G enables further acceleration of climate action
ERICSSON: Digital technology may be our most powerful, scalable tool to tackle climate change. With 2020 showing digitalization can be rapidly accelerated, the same will be true when it comes to CO2 reductions. 5G opens up these new opportunities – why not use it to...
Decarbonizing supply chains is the next level of corporate action
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Supply-chain decarbonization will be a “game changer” for the impact of corporate climate action. As 90% of the world’s businesses..
Combating Climate Change Isn’t Just Biden’s Problem. How Small Businesses Can Step Up
INC: With a sweep of a the pen, America just rejoined the Paris Agreement. But more must be done.
Halving global emissions by 2030
Nestlé, Telefónica and Ragn-Sells join the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders
Global corporations Nestlé, Telefónica and Ragn-Sells announce today - on the 5thanniversary of the Paris Agreement - that they have joined forces with Ericsson, IKEA,Telia, BT Group and Unilever, in the ‘1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders’ group, committing toreducing their...
Launched: SME Climate Hub – Action tools for small and medium-sized businesses
TRADE FINANCE GLOBAL: The SME Climate Hub has joined forces with Oxford University to provide SMEs with tools and resources to help them take climate action. Ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement signing, the freely available tools and resources are...
Questions and answers about DIs climate index
DAGENS INDUSTRI: Read the article to find answers to common questions about Dagens Industris sustainability index. (Swedish)
Nestlé accelerates climate action with suppliers through the Exponential Roadmap Initiative
Nestlé has today joined the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, a coalition of organizations acting in line with the UN 1.5°C ambition on climate change. Members include technology innovators, scientists, companies and NGOs, all working to accelerate climate action. The...
Roundtable on Governance for Climate Action
Join us on December 11th (07.00 CET). The roundtable focuses on on the governance gap we face and will explore possibilities for the scaling of climate action towards COP26 and beyond, and features Ban Ki-Moon, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Johan Falk and many...
Accenture Sweden joins the Exponential Roadmap Initiative as partners of the1.5°C Business Playbook
Accenture in Sweden join the Exponential Roadmap Initiative as partners of the 1.5°C Business Playbook. The decision is a part of Accentures new commitments to sustainability — including goals for net-zero emissions by 2025. (Swedish)
The SME Climate Hub & Oxford University join forces to provide SMEs with climate action tools and resources
The SME Climate Hub partners have now joined forces with Oxford University’s Net Zero Climate Research and Engagement Team to provide small and medium-sized businesses with a database of practical tools and resources to curb emissions and build business...
IKEA ”We need to share as many solutions as we can”
MEDIUM: In a gathering of major industry executives at the Exponential Climate Action Summit, Inter IKEA Group’s head of climate, Andreas Ahrens, defined why they were all there: “We all need to work together, and we shouldn’t take pride in the secret of our...
1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders: Why are small businesses key to success on climate?
It is vital that small and medium-sized companies in large corporate supply chains decarbonise, and that they are supported and incentivised to do so. Smaller companies do not have the luxury of sustainability teams to take them on this journey, so ensuring they get...
Update to the 1.5°C Business Playbook on exponential climate action
STOCKHOLM RESILIENCE CENTRE: The 1.5°C Business Playbook guides companies and organisations of all sizes to exponential climate action and helps them align with the 1.5°C ambition. It is a concrete tool to facilitate the first step of halving emissions, and focuses on...
Key climate impact projects launched
New initiative aims to help SMEs halve emissions before 2030
The SME Climate Hub — co-hosted by the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the We Mean Business coalition and the United Nations Race to Zero campaign — was launched at the 2020-edition of New York Climate Week.
Partnership with Race To Zero & second version of 1.5°C Business Playbook announced
Exponential Roadmap Initiative amplifies its impact by becoming an official partner of the Race To Zero campaign and TED Countdown, while announcing second version of 1.5°C Business Playbook.
SME Climate Hub launched
New initiative will help small and medium-sized businesses to curb carbon emissions to increase competitiveness
Castellum joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative to halve emissions by 2030
Castellum has been selected as a partner in the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and thus supports the 1.5 ° C Business Playbook, a tool that guides companies and organizations to set a strategy in line with the Paris agreement and move to action.
Ericsson partners to drive a net-zero supply chain
ERICSSON: Ericsson has joined the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders initiative, a group of major multinational corporations who have committed to supporting supply chain partners to curb emissions, build business resilience and gain a competitive advantage in the...
1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders Announced
The Exponential Roadmap Initiative has today launched the “1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders”, a group of major multinational corporations, including Ericsson, IKEA, Telia, BT Group, and Unilever, that have joined forces to drive climate action across their supply chains
SME Climate Hub: Top corporates to consider climate performance when selecting suppliers
BUSINESS-GREEN: BT Group, Ikea, and Unilever among a host of big brands backing plans to help smaller businesses set net-zero goals, as 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group commits to making climate targets a key factor in purchasing criteria
4 ways for companies to take effective climate action
NIGEL TOPPING, BÖRJE EKHOLM, CHRISTIANA FIGUERES: In order to help companies of any size take climate action, a group of industry and academic partners recently launched the 1.5°C Business Playbook. It is a framework for enterprises to identify value opportunities in...
SME Climate Hub: Top corporates to consider climate performance when selecting suppliers
BUSINESS-GREEN: BT Group, Ikea, and Unilever among a host of big brands backing plans to help smaller businesses set net-zero goals, as the 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group commits to making climate targets a key factor in purchasing criteria.
Big Businesses to halve Emissions before 2030 to Win the UN’s Race to Zero
“We don’t need the ever-increasing number of pledges and petitions, we need companies to set clear targets, start exponential action and communicate progress. “, says Mats Pellbäck Scharp, Head of Sustainability, Ericsson in the support for the initiative.
Unilever & BT Group endorse new 1.5°C Business Playbook
Guiding companies and organisations in the Race to Zero
Maximize value through sustainability – what is required to reach the 1,5-degree goal?
RAMBOLL: A session från Nordic Buildtech Day 2020: How do we create a modern and sustainable society? Who is prepared to take the lead? How will the initiatives be financed? (Swedish)
Why we need to declare climate emergency now
FINANCIAL TIMES: There is sufficient evidence to draw the most fundamental of conclusions: now is the time to declare a state of planetary emergency. The point is not to admit defeat, but to match the risk with the necessary action to protect the global commons for...
Orchestras, climate action and the Moonrise Kingdom
ERICSSON: Dive into a creative reflection on stakeholder collaboration for supply chain climate action and the global alignment around the 1.5°C ambition. When it comes to climate action, find out why collaboration is the key to success through the lens of Wes...
The 1.5°C Business Playbook: your company’s roadmap for exponential climate action
Contributors and partners We Don't Have Time: "Is the 1.5-degree target just childsplay? Or does it make good business sense? It seems like the latter, and with this guide there is a way for businesses and organisations to lead us into a future for all."
SME Exponential Race To Zero
Exponential Roadmap Initiative announce partnership with ICC & UNFCCC
Get ahead of the curve or lose: the exponential big idea
Houdini endorses 1.5°C Business Playbook
Outdoor sportswear brand Houdini joins as supporting partner of the 1.5°C Business Playbook.
Alfa Laval endorses 1.5°C Business Playbook
Alfa Laval, a world leader within the key technology areas of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling, joins as supporting partner of the 1.5°C Business Playbook. (Swedish)
AFRY becomes supporting partner to The 1.5°C Business Playbook
AFRY is now partner to the first business playbook for exponential climate action. The initiative was launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2020, and aims to help companies and organisations align with the 1.5°C ambition, halving emissions every...
Formica Capital joins 1.5°C Business Playbook as first investment company
Formica Capital has, as the first investment company, decided to join the group of leading organizations that develop and use the 1.5°C Business Playbook as a mean to drive down climate emissions in global value chains.
10 new strong partners step up exponential climate action with The 1.5°C Business Playbook
Keynote presentations at Earth Day Week
Exponential Climate Action Summit II Financing the Race to Zero April 22, 2021Earth Day Week Speakers from Exponential Roadmap Initiative
Johan Rockström Interview
GAME ON: THE 1.5°C BUSINESS PLAYBOOK
CENTRE FOR CLIMATE SAFETY: The 1.5°C Business Playbook is a spin-off from the world-leading Exponential Roadmap initiative. It guides companies and organisations of all sizes to exponential climate strategy and action, and helps them align with the 1.5°C ambition.
Ramboll new supporting partner of The 1.5°C Business Playbook
World’s Largest Online Climate Conference Announced to Mark 50th Anniversary of World’s First Earth Day
New 1.5°C Business Playbook will help businesses align with the ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C
A newspaper urges companies to protect the climate – and they are grateful for it (German)
In order to achieve the 1.5°C ambition, the playbook says that greenhouse gas emissions must stop growing by 2020 and halve every decade in future to approach net-zero by 2050.
The 1.5°C Business Playbook: your company’s roadmap for exponential climate action
Is the 1.5-degree target child’s play or does it make good business sense? It seems like the latter, and with this guide, there is a way for businesses and organizations to lead us into a future for all.
Davos 2020: ICC mobilises business leaders to advance a more sustainable global economy
Mr. Denton. “ICC is proud to support the 1.5°C Business Playbook to provide companies of all sizes with a tool for actionable and ambitious climate policies that will accelerate the adoption of net-zero emissions targets across the private sector.”
New 1.5°C Business Playbook Will Help Businesses Take Exponential Climate Action
This Playbook is an excellent guide for the necessary journey to net-zero emissions, to prepare the business for the fastest economic transition in history and help them drive it.
1.5°C Business Playbook launched at World Economic Forum
The playbook says that while meeting the target will require the fastest economic and societal transition in history – it is achievable.
Launching Playbook for climate action
The ultimate aim is to make sure that the corporate sector strongly contributes to limiting global warming to max 1.5-degree. The 2020s must be a decade of massive action.
New 1.5°C Business Playbook will help businesses take exponential climate action
“We designed the 1.5°C Business Playbook to make it easy for businesses to set sharp targets and meet them through clear action. In fact, many companies can halve their emissions much faster than every decade,” Johan Falk.
New 1.5°C Business Playbook will help businesses take exponential climate action.
Heavyweight behind new climate guide for companies (Swedish)
DAGENS INDUSTRI: “The only way that remains is a massive reduction in emissions across all industries in the coming decade. We show that it is achievable, ” says Johan Rockström in a comment.
Exponential Roadmap 2019: It’s possible to halve emissions by 2030.
During the Climate Summit in New York, the 2019 Exponential Roadmap was presented to the world. The report contains 36 solutions to reach the 1.5-degree ambition. (Swedish)
Roadmap spells it out: here’s what’s needed to reach climate goals
An international group of experts, including Telia Company, have published a report that provides 36 solutions for cutting greenhouse gas emissions worldwide by 50 percent in the next ten years.
Green Data: The Next Step to Zero-Emissions Data Centers
If the IT industry can halve its carbon emissions in each of the next three decades, it can help the planet reach net zero by 2050
A Roadmap to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions 50 Percent by 2030
IKEA supports the Exponential Roadmap and the 1.5° C degree pledge
IKEA supports the ambition of the Exponential Roadmap to halve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in absolute terms by 2030 and has signed the ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C‘ - launched by several UN bodies, ‘We Mean Business‘ and others.
How ICT can enable exponential climate action
For Ericsson, sustainability is a serious issue, not a token gesture.
Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up the pace of change, says study.
Solutions that could rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions
What Big Tech has to learn from the Green New Deal
The Exponential Climate Action Roadmap pinpoints the next stages in the journey of climate action.
We Don’t Have Time Conference
Johan Falk | Exponential Roadmap
Sweden can, should and will benefit from being a first-mover (Swedish)
Our country is full of companies which are ready to deliver solutions in a world that takes the climate issue seriously.
Natural Intelligence Worldwide – Featured Interview with Johan Rockström
It’s down to cities to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2030
Jennifer Lenhart | Global lead, WWF Cities The science on climate change, and the scale of action needed to address it, are crystal-clear. People are rising in cities around the globe in direct consequence. We urge local leaders to respond to their concerned...
12 ways the tech sector can help save the climate in 12 years
Webinar: Mapping the road to Exponential Climate Action
The Exponential Climate Action Roadmap pinpoints the next stages in the journey of climate action.
Digital technology can cut global emissions by 15%. Here’s how
The time for action is now. The Earth is facing an imminent risk of crossing tipping points in Earth’s life support systems. When that happens, self-reinforcing cycles will kick in that could potentially lead to a ‘hothouse Earth’ state.
Can ‘carbon law’ help businesses save the climate?
DW: You may never have heard of carbon law — it has nothing to do with the legal system. But the obscure principle seems to be gaining momentum as businesses try to take the lead in a low-carbon economy.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution can lead us to a zero-carbon future – if we act now
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: The Global Carbon Law framing is a useful way to look at the Paris Agreement. It turns a distant goal of reaching carbon neutrality sometime beyond 2050 into a short-term target for the next decade.
How to reduce global warming: A roadmap
THE ECONOMIST: Greenhouse-gas emissions from human sources need to fall to net zero by 2050 to avoid catastrophic climate change. Can the combination of initiatives such as the Carbon Law, Project Drawdown and 100% Renewables and Electrification provide a viable...
Could the law driving computing leaps speed up climate protection?
DW: A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong. The effort needs to come on strong early - and lessons can be learned from the evolution of computing.
Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050
THE NEW YORK TIMES: A “carbon law” states simply that the world must halve emissions every decade to stand a chance of reaching a stable climate system for the planet.
‘Moore’s Law’ for carbon would defeat global warming
THE GUARDIAN: A plan to halve carbon emissions every decade, while green energy continues to double every five years, provides a simple but rigorous roadmap to tackle climate change, scientists say.
Curbing emissions with the new “Carbon Law”
STOCKHOLM RESILIENCE CENTRE: An international team of researchers led by Stockholm Resilience Centre director Johan Rockström propose a solution for the global economy to rapidly reduce carbon emissions.