As an outcome of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, 136 countries have committed to net zero emissions by 2050. Some 20% of the world’s 2,000 largest corporates, including many multinationals in the food and agriculture sector have also made net zero commitments.
In this context, LDC set up its new Carbon Solutions Platform in 2021, to drive forward our decarbonization journey through the use of renewable energies, low carbon fuels, energy efficiency enhancements and investments in nature-based solutions across our supply chains, supported by participation in global carbon credits markets.
To ensure that carbon best-practice becomes an integral part of doing business, as well as a value driver and competitive advantage for LDC, our new Carbon Solution Platform is working with all business areas across LDC, and in consultation with external climate experts, to:
Since its creation in September 2021, our Carbon Solutions team has been building up an extensive portfolio of carbon reduction and removal projects spanning:
Collaboration is central not only to our own decarbonization journey, but to the many sustainability challenges facing our industry, which can only be addressed if all value chain participants are united in their efforts.
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