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Profits up, Carbon down! Amidst rising inflation, U.S. small businesses  can cut costs and boost profits by joining climate action hub

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.  

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Taking stock of progress

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.

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Normative: Supporting businesses on their path to Net Zero

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.

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BT Group – Influencing Climate Action in Society

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. 

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Unilever’s journey towards net zero value chain emissions by 2039

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. 

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For companies with a mission to change the world

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

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The Exponential Roadmap for Natural Climate Solutions

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.

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Ericsson: Digitalization as a driver in the Race to Zero

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.

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Houdini: A holistic formula in the Race to Zero (and beyond)

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.

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Ørsted: Transforming your business model in line with 1.5°C

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. 

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Icebug: Using business to drive change beyond your own scope

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.

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Exponential Climate Action at Climate Week NYC

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...

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Exponential Roadmap Initiative at Stockholm+50

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...

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Stockholm+50: Exponential Race to Zero

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...

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Exponential climate action needed at Stockholm +50

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...

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How Big Businesses Can Help Their Suppliers Cut Emissions

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...

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Exponential Roadmap Initiative welcomes Netflix

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...

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Launching AFRY’s 1.5°C Roadmap

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...

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We still have time to fix this

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...

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Unilever and the race to halve emissions by 2030

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...

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Scania and the race to halve emissions by 2030

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.

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BT and the race to halve 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.

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Spotify joins Exponential Roadmap Initiative & UN Race To Zero

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...

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Working with suppliers to beat the clock on climate change

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...

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Net zero’s big challenge for small business

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

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3 rules for a zero carbon world

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...

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Supplier tool for climate action

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).

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Microsoft joins 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group

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...

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Highlights- Exponential Climate Action Summit II

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,...

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All eyes on governments as Race to Zero picks up pace

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.

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Kära Svenska Företagare

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).

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Earth Day 2021 Is Set to Galvanize Climate Action

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...

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4 ways for companies to take effective climate action

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...

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Race to Zero builds momentum

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.

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We need 4 waves of climate action

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.

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Roundtable on Governance for Climate Action

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...

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IKEA ”We need to share as many solutions as we can”

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...

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Ericsson partners to drive a net-zero supply chain

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...

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1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders Announced

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

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4 ways for companies to take effective climate action

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...

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Why we need to declare climate emergency now

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...

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Orchestras, climate action and the Moonrise Kingdom

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...

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GAME ON: THE 1.5°C BUSINESS PLAYBOOK

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.

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Launching Playbook for climate action

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. 

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How to reduce global warming: A roadmap

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...

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