03 Aug '18, 3pm

Levi Strauss & Co. Takes Aim at Supply Chain Emissions

Levi Strauss & Co. Takes Aim at Supply Chain Emissions

(Photo Credit: Levi Strauss & Co.) Levi Strauss & Co. announced a new climate action strategy this week that sets targets for reducing carbon emissions across its owned-and-operated facilities and global supply chain by 2025. These aggressive goals have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. At the top of the company’s list is a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in all owned-and-operated facilities, which LS&Co. says will be achieved by investing in onsite renewable energy and energy efficiency upgrades. In addition, LS&Co. is targeting a 40% reduction in GHG emissions in their supply chain. This will mainly be achieved by working with key suppliers to expand the International Finance Corporation’s Partnership for Cleaner Textiles globally, according to LS&Co. The public-private partnership provides suppliers with technical expertise and access to l...

Full article: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2018/08/levi-strauss-...

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