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By committing to reduce your emissions through the SME Climate Hub, you will be counted in the United Nation’s Race to Zero campaign. Partner with thousands of businesses and governments globally to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

About the SME Climate Hub

The SME Climate Hub is a non-profit global initiative that empowers small to medium sized companies to take climate action and build resilient businesses for the future.

The Hub is an initiative of the We Mean Business Coalition, the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the United Nations Race to Zero campaign in collaboration with Normative and the Net Zero team at Oxford University.

About the commitment

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Committing is simple.

Pledge to act by completing the commitment to halve emissions by 2030, achieve net zero by 2050, and report on your progress yearly. Use our free tools and resources to take action.

Why commit?

Improve Efficiency

Reduce costs by managing your resources more efficiently. You can take steps today that benefit both your business and the climate.

Manage Business Risk

Build a more resilient business and better protect yourself against climate-related damage, disruptions, and closures.

Gain A Competitive Advantage

Become a leader in the fight against climate change. Show investors, employees, and customers how you’re adopting ambitious goals.

Enhance Access To Capital

Keep insurance and lending fees affordable and stay attractive to investors by reducing your exposure to climate-related risks.

Grow Your Business And Brand

Become part of a network of like-minded businesses. Gain opportunities to grow your brand and attract new customers.

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“We are working internally to reduce and mitigate the adverse consequences of climate change and supporting our portfolio companies to do the same.”

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