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January 2021 – Carbonsink strengthens its collaboration with CDP in the Science Based Target area, becoming the first “CDP Silver Partner” to offer SBT services in Italy.

“We are happy to partner with Carbonsink to accelerate decarbonization efforts of Italian companies” – Alberto Carrillo Pineda, CDP SBT Director.

After being renewed as an accredited provider for consultancy related to climate change, Carbonsink will support Italian companies in defining science-based target, helping them to understand and become familiar with the criteria established by the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) applied to their sector and context of business.

“We are proud that one of our Italian accredited providers decided to join the Science Based Target initiative. Carbonsink will be a key partner to guide Italian companies in developing sound climate strategies aligned with science, and getting ready for the challenges and opportunities of climate change” – Steven Tebbe, Executive Director of CDP Europe.

Carbonsink will guide Italian companies in defining emission reduction targets through an ambitious path that considers risks and opportunities related to climate change to ensure that its Climate Action is effective, in line with scientific objectives and able to support the transition to net-zero emissions.

Andrea Maggiani, Founder and CEO Carbonsink, declares: “We are very proud to be able to contribute to the decarbonization process of the Italian private sector, the definition of ambitious targets and in line with science will help companies to obtain a leadership role by fostering the trust of investors, customers, stakeholders and organizations for the environment”.

About Science-Based Target initiative

(SBTi) is an initiative born from the collaboration between CDP, UNGC, the World Resources Institute (WRI), and the WWF to verify the alignment of the decarbonization targets of companies with the indications contained in the Paris Agreement (COP21).

SBTi was born with the intention of guiding companies in defining ambitious climate change mitigation goals to ensure that their strategy is in line with scientific goals.