By joining sibling initiative EV100, the global lighting company is extending its climate leadership, transitioning 2000 vehicles and installing charging infrastructure at all major office sites.
Signify also partners with The Climate Group to increase the uptake of indoor LED lighting, and estimates a global switch to LEDs across the private sector could generate US$94 billion in cost savings. The Climate Group is calling on businesses to install connected LED lighting as a first step to becoming energy smart, lowering emissions and saving on energy bills.
Signify is also part of the science Based Targets initiative and C-neutral by 2020 (made at COP21) and Net Zero Carbon Buildings
Initiatives we are part of
CLG; WorldGBC; TCG; WMB;WAS
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Carbon neutrality by 2050 makes sense
To stay within the boundaries of the Paris Agreement, Europe needs to accelerate efforts to achieve a carbon neutral future and put climate change at the top of the EU agenda. Frank van der Vloed, President Europe at Signify, highlights five key steps that are critical for businesses to make the transition. Read more.
Signify reduces its carbon footprint by 49% and is carbon neutral in 9 markets
Signify is committed to achieve carbon neutrality, to shift to 100% renewable electricity and to generate 80% of its revenues from sustainable products, systems and services1 by 2020.
In 2018, we achieved 79% sustainable revenues, reduced our global carbon footprint by 49% and realized carbon neutrality in Canada and the US. On top of that, we also reduced the amount of waste delivered to landfill by 17% compared with 2017, recycling 82% of our waste.
The city of Jastrebarsko, in the Prigorje region of Central Croatia, is stepping up for the climate and plans to reduce CO2 emissions by the year 2020 by 30,57% by investing in energy efficiency measures and renewable energy.
Watch our interview with Željko Turk, Mayor of Zaprešić, a town in Zagreb County, Croatia.