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Sep. 18 2023

Bureau Veritas is now part of the CAC SBT 1.5° index. This new index is made up of SBF 120 companies whose emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as in line with the 1.5°C goal of the Paris Agreement.

This announcement comes in the wake of the SBTi’s validation last June of the Group’s commitments to:

  • Reduce its absolute scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 42% (from 2021 levels) by 2030
  • Reduce its absolute scope 3 GHG emissions by 25% over the same period

Bureau Veritas shares have been part of the CAC 40 ESG index since September 17, 2021. This is Euronext’s index of the top 40 companies from the CAC Large 60 index (CAC40 + Next 20) in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

The Group is also included in various sustainability indices, such as the DJSI and Axylia’s Vérité40, and features in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook 2022.

With this announcement, the SBT initiative recognizes all the hard work put in by Bureau Veritas’ teams to reduce the Group’s carbon footprint.

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