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Location

France

Sector

Manufacturing

Organisation type
Business

Company Information

Saint-Gobain is a publicly listed company in the habitat and construction markets and headquartered in Paris, France. Its activities include new construction, renovation, civil engineering and infrastructure with products made of flat glass, mineral wool, plasterboard, exterior wall and floor coating mortars. In 2021, the company reported a total of 165,871 employees and a sales revenue of 44.2 billion Euro.*

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Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

  • Saint-Gobain has a target to reduce absolute scopes 1 and 2 CO2e emissions 33% by 2030 from a base year of 2017. This is a year-on-year reduction rate of 2.5% over the next 9 years

Pledge: Have a short-medium term GHG emissions reduction target (scope 1+2) with a 2.1% year-on-year reduction at a minimum

  • Have an internal price on carbon 
  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through energy efficiency in production processes
  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through low-carbon energy consumption
  • Have scope 1+2+3 GHG emissions verified through a third party verification or assurance process 

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Saint-Gobain have a target to reduce total water withdrawals by 2030 from a base year of 2017 starting in 2021
  • Work towards the yearly reduction of % of water withdrawn from areas with water stress 
  • Have a target to reduce water discharge 
  • Engage our suppliers to report on their water use, risks and/or management information
  • Publicly disclose data on water-related impact to investors through a public platform
  • Have board-level oversight of water issues
  • Integrate water-related issues into the company's long-term business objectives
  • Integrate water-related issues into the company's strategy to achieve long-term business objectives
  • Regularly monitor and measure key water security metrics at least for 75% of the company's facilities

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (28/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Water 2022

 

Governance & Strategy

North Star

  • Saint-Gobain have a publicly available 1.5°C aligned low-carbon transition plan.

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Publicly disclose climate and environmental data to investors and customers through a public platform
  • Have board-level oversight of climate-related issues
  • Have a process for identifying, assessing, and responding to climate-related risks and opportunities
  • Have an employee engagement strategy to support and contribute to achieving the company's climate and environmental goals

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Buildings

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an initiative in place to drive GHG emissions reduction through energy efficiency in buildings

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022

 

Value chain engagement

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an ongoing and transparent dialogue with our value chain around climate-related issues

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (29/07/2022)

Data source: CDP Climate Change 2022