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European Climate Pact

Overview

Location

France

Sector

Other

Organisation type
Business

Our sustainability mission

Sustainability has been at the core of Bureau Veritas business for almost 200 years, leveraging our expertise in health, safety, quality and environmental protection. Our mission is to Shape a World of Trust by ensuring Responsible Progress. We aim to Shape a Better World demonstrating consistency by exercising particular rigor regarding our own impact on people and planet. For Climate, we committed to reduce consistently our GHG emissions in all our operations. We are also supporting our clients on their journey towards more sustainable business and a more sustainable world with our BV Green Line of services and solutions.

 

North Star Pledges

Sustainability has been at the core of Bureau Veritas business for almost 200 years, leveraging our expertise in health, safety, quality and environmental protection. Our mission is to Shape a World of Trust by ensuring Responsible Progress. We aim to Shape a Better World demonstrating consistency by exercising particular rigor regarding our own impact on people and planet. For Climate, we committed to reduce consistently our GHG emissions in all our operations. We are also supporting our clients on their journey towards more sustainable business and a more sustainable world with our BV Green Line of services and solutions.

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 (28/07/2021)

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 a company-wide absolute/intensity emissions reduction target

Bureau Veritas has a target to reduce intensity of Scope 1 + 2 (location-based) + Scope 3: Business travel CO2e emissions 29% per unit FTE employee by 2025 from a base year of 2019.

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Reported data is checked for completeness. Pledger must provide at a minimum: (Absolute targets) base year, target year, Covered emissions in base year and Covered emissions in target year. (Intensity targets) Intensity metric, base year, target year, Intensity figure in base year (metric tons CO2e per unit of activity) and the targeted reduction from base year (%).

Multi-topic

Publicly disclose climate and environmental data to investors and customers through a public platform

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2021

MRV: Yes*

*Pledging organisation is confirmed to have disclosed publicly on their climate and environmental impact. For example by responding publicly to the CDP Climate Change Questionnaire.

Implement climate scenario analysis as part of your business strategy setting

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2021)

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.