Ball Corp gets science-based approval for CO2 targets

United States-based Ball Corp has announced that the Science-based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has approved the company’s targets for the reduction of absolute carbon emissions in its own operations by 55%, and within its value chain by 16%, by 2030 against a 2017 baseline.

The metals packaging and aerospace supplier was the first in the can-making industry to have an approved science-based target, and this marks the next step in advancing Ball’s climate strategy, the company said.
Kathleen Pitre, Ball’s chief commercial and sustainability officer, said that the private sector has a vital role to play in the advancement of a low-carbon economy.

“These approved science-based targets demonstrate our commitment to helping our customers to reach their sustainability goals and to deliver lower...

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Andrea Hotter

April 21, 2020

19:45 GMT

New York