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P&G has made progress towards reaching zero emissions and 100% green electricity

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In September 2021, Procter & Gamble presented its goal of reaching net zero emissions by 2040, extending from raw materials to retail. It would be in alignment with the Paris agreement that aims to contain temperatures below 1.5 degrees Celsius. P&G has taken several steps in this direction. It has reduced emissions across its operations by 52% while working on the restoration of forests. It has also accelerated renewed electricity by 97%, and is expecting to reach 100% by 2030 by purchasing renewable energy certificates. Using thermal energy and reducing truck miles, CO2 emissions and plastic helped too. 90% of scope 3 emissions come from the supply chain. P&G is set to reduce them by 40% by 2030. To accomplish this, it is going to use more rail and ship transportation and trucks that are fuelled with natural gas and electricity.

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