Webinar: Mind the Science; Mind the Gap – An Innovative Scientific Approach to Goal Setting

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Date & Time: 29th October, 2014

Access the webinar recording here.

Central Theme of the Webinar

In a joint collaboration, the World Resources Institute (WRI), CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) and the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) launched the initiative Mind the Science, Mind the Gap to engage corporations in setting ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals.

The India GHG Program on behalf of WRI and other partners invited participants to learn about the Sectoral Decarbonisation Approach (SDA), as well as participate in the development / improvement of this methodology – the first phase of this larger effort to promote science-based goal setting.

Webinar Objectives

  • Create an understanding of Sectoral Decarbonization Approach to science based corporate goal setting and the implications of increased ambition in achieving GHG emission reductions
  • Provide clarification on the methodology where needed
  • Explain the Public Consultation Process and next steps to finalize SDA

Webinar Presenters:

Cynthia Cummis – Dy. Director, GHG Protocol, WRI

Nate Adden – Research Fellow, Climate & Energy – WRI