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European Climate Pact

Overview

Location

Lithuania

Sector

Agricultural commodities

Organisation type
Business

Sustainability mission

AUGA group is the largest vertically integrated organic food producer in Europe, with specific focus on sustainability and a vision to become Agtech company which will create a sustainable farming model and technologies that is needed to deliver food with no cost nature. AUGA’s new business model attributes key roles to the following technologies and processes: biogas cycle infrastructure and vehicles, specialized feed technology, regenerative crop-rotation. In 2021, the company presented the world’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use. This is the company’s first step in offering technological solutions that will eliminate climate pollution throughout the food production chain. The key goal of AUGA group’s innovation agenda is ultimately turning the company into a CO2eq neutral player in the organic food market by 2030.

 

North Star Pledges

AUGA group is the largest vertically integrated organic food producer in Europe, with specific focus on sustainability and a vision to become Agtech company which will create a sustainable farming model and technologies that is needed to deliver food with no cost nature. AUGA’s new business model attributes key roles to the following technologies and processes: biogas cycle infrastructure and vehicles, specialized feed technology, regenerative crop-rotation. In 2021, the company presented the world’s first hybrid biomethane and electric tractor for professional farm use. This is the company’s first step in offering technological solutions that will eliminate climate pollution throughout the food production chain. The key goal of AUGA group’s innovation agenda is ultimately turning the company into a CO2eq neutral player in the organic food market by 2030.

Emissions

Join the Business Ambition for 1.5°C and publicly commit to have a net-zero by 2050 target and emissions reduction strategy in line with the SBTi Criteria and Recommendations

Status date: Submitted (16/07/2021)

Data source: Science Based Targets initiative

MRV: Yes*

*Pledging organisation is checked to have made a public commitment to set a net zero science-based target aligned with the SBTi’s target-setting criteria within 24 months.

 

Pathway Pledges

Emissions

Have an absolute/intensity emissions reduction target (scope 1+2) with a 5-15 years’ time frame and a 2.1% year-on-year reduction at a minimum

AUGA Group AB has a target to reduce absolute Scope 1+2 (market-based) CO2e emissions 27% by 2025 from a base year of 2019. This is a year-on-year reduction rate of 4.5% over the next 4 years. AUGA Group AB has a target to reduce intensity of Scope 1+2 (market-based) CO2e emissions 50% per liter of product by 2025 from a base year of 2019. This is a year-on-year reduction rate of 8.3% per liter of product over the next 4 years. AUGA Group AB has a target to reduce intensity of Scope 1+2 (market-based) CO2e emissions 30% per metric ton of product by 2025 from a base year of 2019. This is a year-on-year reduction rate of 5.0% per metric ton of product over the next 4 years.

Status date: Submitted (16/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Reported data is checked for completeness. Pledger must provide the minimum required data, the targets must be reported to include both Scopes 1 and 2 emissions, have a linear annual reduction rate of at least 2.1% per year. The target year must be greater than 5 years, but less than 15 years from the year the target was set.

Forests

Publicly disclose data on forest-related impact to investors through a public platform

Status date: Submitted (16/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Forests 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Pledging organisation is confirmed to have disclosed publicly on their forest-related impact. For example by responding publicly to the CDP Forest Questionnaire.

Set a quantifiable target for increasing the sustainable production and/or consumption of disclosed commodities

Status date: Submitted (16/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Forests 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Check the reporting of a target to increase the sustainable production and/or consumption of a forest risk commodity. Pledger must provide at a minimum a valid start year and target year, a target number or percentage. The target year must be beyond the current year.

Multi-topic

Implement climate scenario analysis as part of your business strategy setting

Status date: Submitted (27/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Pledging organisation has reported they use climate-related scenario analysis to inform its strategy. Pledger must provide at a minimum: details on the climate-related scenarios and models applied (e.g. 2DS, IEA 450, Greenpeace, DDPP, IRENA etc.) as well as additional information such as how the selected scenario(s) were identified, with reference to the inputs, assumptions and analytical methods used.