Pure Strategies Joins Science Based Targets Network New Corporate Engagement Program

New Program Aims to Encourage Companies to Help Reverse Nature Loss in Line with Science
Dec 1, 2020 8:00 AM ET

GLOUCESTER, Mass., December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Pure Strategies joined as a pioneer member of the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) Corporate Engagement Program, to help advance corporate adoption of science-based targets for water, land, biodiversity, and oceans to complement the important work on science-based targets for climate.  Our team supports our client efforts and SBTN’s program to ensure that companies are working within the limits of the Earth’s systems and to help reverse nature loss and achieve net-zero emissions in line with science. 

The Science Based Targets Network recently launched the Corporate Engagement Program to offer companies and their subsidiaries, consultants, and industry coalitions an opportunity to engage in the development of the methods, tools, and guidance between now and 2022.

“Business plays a vital role in protecting people and planet,” notes Erin Billman, Executive Director, Science Based Targets Network. “The Science Based Targets Network’s Corporate Engagement Program gives leading companies a way to help develop the tools and guidance needed to set vital science-based targets for nature.”

Pure Strategies is a leading sustainability consulting firm that designs transformative strategies, improves products and packaging, and shifts supply chains toward greater environmental and social performance for industry-leading companies.  Clients include Walmart, Timberland, Seventh Generation, Ben & Jerry’s, and over 100 other leading companies.  

Pure Strategies will support the SBTN Corporate Engagement Program by:

  • Assessing SBTN draft guidance and tools and recommending improvements 
  • Enabling companies to gain strategic insight into cutting-edge science and approaches developed by the Science Based Targets Network. 
  • Helping clients to use the guidance and tools to understand issues to prioritize and where to take action now

“Restoring and protecting nature is essential to halving the Earth’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030,” notes Tim Greiner, Managing Director for Pure Strategies.  “To help achieve this milestone, Pure Strategies fully supports the SBTN Corporate Engagement Program to help companies set targets beyond climate that will include sustainability goals to protect freshwater, biodiversity, land, and oceans.  After all, good planets are hard to find.  We need to protect ours.”

To learn more and sign up for the Corporate Engagement Program, go to: https://sciencebasedtargetsnetwork.org/join-the-sbtn-corporate-engagement-program/sign-up-to-the-corporate-engagement-program/

About Science Based Targets Network
The Science Based Targets Network aims to help create a global economy in which companies and cities operate within the Earth’s limits while meeting society’s needs through the setting of science-based targets (SBTs) to transform their impact. It is comprised of 45+ organizations working together to provide science-based targets (SBTs) for companies and cities. It builds on the momentum of the Science Based Targets initiative to enable companies to set targets beyond climate. It is part of the Global Commons Alliance.   

About Pure Strategies
Pure Strategies has been transforming business through sustainability performance since 1998. Our team helps companies initiate and enhance existing sustainability programs by setting meaningful goals, devising effective management strategies, and making changes to products and supply chains that deliver value to the business and society.  Our clients include Walmart, Ahold Delhaize USA, Seventh Generation, Timberland, Everlane, MegaFood, Ben & Jerry’s, and over one hundred others.  Pure Strategies is proud to be a Co-Founder of The Chemical Footprint Project, a licensed GreenScreen® Consultant, The Sustainability Consortium registered service provider staff member, and a certified B Corp

For more information, contact:
Melanie Fleming, Marketing Manager
Pure Strategies, Inc.