Assemblin adopts a new climate agenda
At the end of 2019, Assemblin’s Board of Directors adopted a new climate strategy, which will enable Assemblin to keep pace with the ongoing transition to a climate-neutral society. In order to establish in detail how this will work, the climate strategy has now been supplemented with a climate agenda, which includes objectives and a plan for a gradual transition to a carbon-neutral business.
Assemblin’s climate agenda includes a long-term climate goal, which means that by 2040 our direct emissions will be climate neutral and that our activities will have net zero direct emissions of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere by 2040, and thereafter achieve negative emissions. We will also work to reduce our indirect emissions. As an interim target, our direct CO2 emissions will have been reduced by at least 50 per cent by 2030 and by at least 85 per cent by 2040 (with 2019 as the base year). For the remaining fossil emissions, carbon offsetting can be used.
“Over time we will minimise the use of fossil fuels across our vehicle fleet, the use of fossil energy sources for heating our own premises, and the use of products based on fossil materials. At the same time, we want to contribute to the climate transition by offering climate-smart products and solutions from a life-cycle perspective. We will have market-leading expertise in areas such as energy efficiency and district heating,” says Mats Johansson, President and CEO of Assemblin.
Responsibility for implementing the climate agenda rests with Assemblin’s various business areas. Follow-up and analysis are performed by Assemblin’s Sustainability Committee and are reported on biannually by the Executive Management and the Board of Directors, as well as annually in our external sustainability report.
“The climate issue is one of our most pressing global challenges and we are clearly seeing increased climate engagement, both internally and among our customers and owners. Our climate agenda is therefore an important piece of the puzzle in our sustainability work. It is a testament to our environmental commitment and provides us with concrete support on our journey towards a climate-neutral business. I am happy and proud that we now have both a climate strategy and a climate agenda in place,” says Åsvor Brynnel, Head of Communications and Sustainability at Assemblin.
For more information, please contact:
Åsvor Brynnel, Head of Communications and Sustainability at Assemblin, firstname.lastname@example.org, +46 70 600 73 21