Stoelzle Glass Group Adopts Science-Based Targets for Emission Reduction
Stoelzle Glass Group, a prominent player in the industry, has taken a significant step towards sustainability by committing to set near-term emission reduction targets in accordance with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The group’s comprehensive decarbonization objectives have been submitted to and subsequently approved by the SBTi.
Stoelzle Glass Group’s commitment revolves around two crucial emission reduction goals, both benchmarked against a 2019 base year:
- 50% Reduction in Absolute 1 and 2 GHG Emissions by 2030
- 15% Reduction in Absolute 3 GHG Emissions by 2030
A Visionary CEO’s Perspective
Georg Feith, the CEO of Stoelzle Glass Group, expressed pride in being among a select few companies in the European glass industry and among over 4,000 companies worldwide with an official SBTi climate protection target. He emphasized the group’s continuous pursuit of operational excellence and sustainability across all aspects.
Driving Sustainability Initiatives
A pivotal aspect of the company’s sustainability roadmap is the emphasis on decarbonization. This involves reducing energy demand in glass production and increasing the integration of renewable energy sources.
Strategic Milestones Achieved
Stoelzle Glass Group has already achieved significant milestones on its sustainability journey. Notable accomplishments include the implementation of a comprehensive Process and Energy Data Management System, the installation of a Batch Preheater at the Austrian production plant, and the adoption of green energy sources. The electrification of the production process is also gaining momentum, positioning Stoelzle as a pioneering figure in the European glass industry.
Empowering Through Science-Based Targets
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) plays a pivotal role in empowering businesses to set ambitious emissions reduction targets that align with the latest climate science. With a clear focus on halving emissions by 2030 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, SBTi accelerates global efforts towards a sustainable future. By offering best practices, resources, and independent assessments, SBTi serves as a guiding force in the transition to a greener world.
Source: Stoelzle Glass Group with additional information added by Apazone