Monday 3 February 2020

Pandora sets 2025 carbon neutral goal

Pandora sets 2025 carbon neutral goal

Danish jewellery brand Pandora has set a target for carbon neutrality by 2025.

It aims to reduce emissions in its full value chain, from its crafting facilities, owned and operated stores to distribution sites as well as offices and source 100% renewable electricity at its two crafting facilities in Thailand.

The company is joining the Science Based Targets initiative, setting greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with climate science.

In the long term, the company plans to increase its own production of solar power, currently providing 3% of the facilities’ electricity and engage directly in developing renewable energy projects, for example, through power purchase agreements (PPAs).

It will also introduce a policy for purchasing green electricity for its stores and it will buy carbon offsets for the remaining unavoidable emissions, estimated at less than 5% of total emissions.

Pandora said it primarily uses recycled materials and manmade stones, which are said to have significantly lower environmental footprints than mined metals and stones.

CEO Alexander Lacik added: “Addressing climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today and as a large global company we have an obligation to contribute to the necessary solutions.

“Responsible business practices such as recycling of materials and waste have always been part of Pandora’s way of operating and we now commit to ambitious targets to reduce our carbon emissions and help drive sustainability in the jewellery industry.”

Written by

Bruna Pinhoni

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