Biotech firm Gilead Sciences commits to 25% emissions reductions by 2025

The company has set out a plan that includes procuring renewable energy and installing energy efficiency technologies

US biotechnology company Gilead Sciences has made a commitment to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2025.

It believes the impact of climate change on “under-deserved and at-risk populations” has enormous implications on global health, including increasing transmission of serious diseases, compounding health risks for the young and elderly and greater danger for those already immune-compromised.

It is therefore making the pledge in line with the Paris Agreement’s central aim of keeping global temperature rise to below 2°C.

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