LINCOLNSHIRE, Illinois–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a frontline innovator with solutions and partners that deliver a performance advantage, today announced that its emissions reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi ), reaching more than 1,500 companies worldwide. The SBTi is a partnership between the CDP, the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The initiative defines and promotes best practices in science-based goal setting and independently assesses company goals.
Zebra’s commitment includes a 50% reduction in absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 from its 2020 baseline. also commits to reducing absolute Scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and services and the use of sold products by 15% within the same time frame.
“Zebra is proud to be part of the climate solution and is committed to investing in climate initiatives with a strong economic proposition,” said Anders Gustafsson, CEO of Zebra Technologies. “We look forward to working closely with our employees, customers, partners and suppliers to achieve our decarbonization goals across our business and across the value chain.
The targets covering GHG emissions from Zebra’s operations (scopes 1 and 2) are consistent with the reductions needed to keep warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement. Zebra’s emissions target for its value chain (scope 3) meets the SBTi criteria for ambitious value chain goals, consistent with current best practice.
Zebra’s low-carbon transition plan includes supplier commitments to reduce emissions from purchased goods, product innovation to reduce energy consumption during customer use, and its partnership with the Better Climate from the US Department of Energy for technical assistance on its scientific objectives.
In addition to climate, Zebra’s social and environmental governance (ESG) priorities include resource conservation and human capital management, which are the foundation of its sustainable business model and underpinned by corporate commitments. company to its stakeholders. Additional information is available at www.zebra.com within the framework of corporate social responsibility.
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Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) enables organizations to thrive in the on-demand economy by making every frontline worker and edge asset visible, connected, and fully optimized. With an ecosystem of more than 10,000 partners in more than 100 countries, Zebra serves customers of all sizes, including 84% of Fortune 500 companies, with an award-winning portfolio of hardware, software, services and solutions that digitize and automate workflows. Supply chains are more dynamic, customers and patients are better served, and workers are more engaged when they use Zebra innovations that help them sense, analyze, and act in real time. Zebra recently expanded its industrial automation portfolio with its acquisition of Fetch Robotics and increased its machine vision and AI software capabilities with the acquisitions of Adaptive Vision, antuit.ai and Matrox Imaging. Zebra is #25 on Newsweek’s inaugural list of America’s most beloved workplaces, #42 on fast business list of best places to work for innovators and #79 on Forbes’ list of America’s Top 500 Midsize Employers. Learn more about www.zebra.com or register for news alerts. Follow Zebra Your advantage Blog, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebookand check out our Story Hub: zebra outlook.
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