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Reaching net zero by 2050

June 5, 2022 5-MINUTE READ


In brief

Making the commitment to net zero

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) notes that, in order to keep rising temperatures below 1.5 degrees, we require clear signaling from governments, the international community, and stronger alignment of public sector finance and policy.

Some North American carbon-intensive companies have set net zero targets


are aiming to achieve net zero by 2043. The remaining 84% are targeting 2050.

Reinvention is needed to reach net zero

Creating an ecosystem of partners

The race to zero is a team pursuit: Government, Businesses and Citizens working together.

Decisive action to get to net zero

Namit Bhargava

Canadian Sustainability Lead

Stephen Gardiner

Senior Managing Director – Canada

Sarah Lyons

Canadian Public Service Sustainability Lead