FLAG scope 3 rules and implications for farming and food sectors

Nick Gibson, in this article for Net Zero Professional discusses the new Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) Forest, Land, and Agriculture (FLAG) guidance for Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. This guidance impacts companies in the farming and food sectors, requiring them to set science-based targets for reducing land-related emissions. The FLAG guidance includes measures for carbon removals, land use changes, and bioenergy emissions. It emphasises transparency, collaboration with stakeholders, and the integration of sustainable practices to achieve net zero targets, presenting both challenges and opportunities for businesses in these sectors.

Check out the article to learn more and hear Mauro Cozzi, Co-founder and CEO at Emitwise, share his thoughts on the FLAG guidance, why it’s important and how sustainable change is actually creating value.

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