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Science-based targets

Science-based targets

The Science-based targets initiative encourage science-based target setting as a powerful way of boosting companies' competitive advantage in the transition to the low carbon economy. The initiative is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute, and the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). The target is to assure that businesses have targets inline with keeping the global warming below 1,5 degrees Celsius.

Link to the Science-based targets (external website)

Social sustainability

Social sustainability

The social sustainability includes areas such as social equity, liveability, health equity, community development, social capital, social support, human rights, labour rights, social justice, cultural competence.

Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC)

SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern) is a chemical substance for which it has been proposed that the use within the European Union be subject to authorisation under the REACH regulation

List of Substances of Very High Concern (external website)

Sustainability audit

Sustainability audit

An audit performed with concerns regarding human rights, labour rights, environmental protection and health and safety for the work environment.

Sustainability principles or System conditions for sustainability

Sustainability principles or System conditions for sustainability

The sustainability principles are a framework to guide towards a more sustainable organisation. They can be used to identify sustainability risks and opportunities and comprise planetary risks and social risks in the scoop.

Sustainable development

Sustainable development

Sustainable development is a principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustain the ability of natural systems to provide and regenerate the natural resources and ecosystems service upon which the economy and society depend. The definition of sustainable development is "Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations" (The Brundtland Report from 1987).

Link to Brundtland report (external website)