Silentnight, a leading manufacturer of beds and mattresses, announced this week that it has signed the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). It will be the first sleep brand to work on a UN-supported framework to achieve emission reductions in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
SBTi aims to achieve its business in line with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to less than 1.5 ° C. Those who sign up must promise to set reliable short-term and long-term climate goals within two years. Risk of being overwhelmed From the initiative.
Silentnight participates in nearly 2,000 other companies as part of its initiative, almost half of which already have science-based goals.
“We are proud to be the market leader in sustainable sleep solutions, with sustainability at the heart of our product development for many years, with affordable beds that are also environmentally friendly. We make the mattress available to everyone, “says Angela Moran. Product Strategy Director of Silentnight.
“Currently, we have achieved these successes by cutting carbon emissions by almost half in four years and becoming the world’s first sleep brand to set climate science-based goals. It includes taking even greater efforts, such as how we can work with counterparts around the world to undertake a fair share of responsibility to ensure the future of global warming below 1.5 ° C. And as we work within the project, we look forward to reporting even greater results. “
Silentnight has already taken some steps to reduce its impact on the environment, reducing carbon emissions by 49% over the last four years. Bed brands have a zero waste policy, use renewable electricity and source their materials locally. There is also an eco-mattress series that uses recycled plastic materials for mattresses to offset 3,600 tonnes of carbon through tree planting and renewable electricity projects.
Under SBTi, Silentnight needs to set goals for its reduction Emissions of scopes 1 and 2 These are generated by your business and various targets of Scope 3 emissions generated from your supply chain.
https://www./news/4036719/sustainable-sleep-silentnight-commits-to-science-targets-initiative Sustainable Sleep: Silentnight is working on the Science Based Targets initiative