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  • Writer's pictureGustavo Bernal Torres

Climate Targets Oversight Group Under Scrutiny Over Its Own Governance

Science Based Targets initiative makes changes after complaints about transparency and potential for conflict of interest.

  • Its stamp of approval is deemed the gold standard for corporate climate targets. “People are terrified of SBTi” pronouncing their goals as insufficient, said one person from a global bank.

  • Reforms are now under way, the SBTi says. They include a new technical board that will “create more independence and prevent any potential conflicts of interest in our decision making related to target setting methods and criteria”.



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