2021 Universal Registration Document
4 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
Environmental Responsibility: Carbon-neutral trajectory – Net-zero emissions by 2028
Environmental Responsibility: Carbon-neutral 3. trajectory – Net-zero emissions by 2028
Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity. Governments, businesses and civil society must work together to protect future generations. The European Union has responded to the United Nations appeal aimed at keeping global warming below 1.5°C by passing a law that includes a requirement to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by 2050. Sopra Steria has been innovating to protect the environment for nearly ten years and is a pioneer in this area. The Group has for several years been a leader on climate action and resource protection.
Through our environmental roadmap, we are directly or indirectly contributing to the following SDGs: 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 17. Environmental strategy 3.1. Sopra Steria committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2028. The Group actively contributes to international initiatives aimed at mitigating climate risk and supports the transition to a low-carbon economy through the services it provides to its clients. Its long-term greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets are approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and aligned with the aim of limiting average global warming to 1.5°C.
KEY MILESTONES IN THE GROUP’S ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGY 3.1.1.
2012 2013 2015 2017 2019 2020
Carbon-neutral in France through projects designed to avoid greenhouse gas emissions for business travel
First listed company in France to be awarded a CDP Climate score of 100A
Achieved carbon-neutrality for direct activities through projects designed to avoid GHG emissions from business travel, offices and on-site data centres Group greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets aligned with 2°C approved by the Science Based Targets initiative Group greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets aligned with 1.5°C approved by the Science Based Targets initiative Launched programme to achieve net-zero emissions by 2028 including emissions from commuting, homeworking and the supply chain Net-zero emissions through carbon capture projects for unavoided emissions from offices and on-site data centres Awarded a CDP Climate Change score of A for the fifth year running Net-zero emissions through carbon capture projects for emissions unavoided emissions from offices, on-site data centres and business travel ADOPTION OF TCFD AND CDSB RECOMMENDATIONS AND SCENARIO ANALYSIS 3.1.2. Sopra Steria continues to structure its environmental reporting and clarity. The Group’s use of the CDSB/TCFD reference framework is reports on its risks and opportunities in keeping with the broken down in this section and summarised in the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial SDG/GRI/TCFD-CDSB cross-reference table (pages 152 to 154). 2021
Disclosures (TCFD) using the framework developed by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) , taking into account rules laid down in new national and/or European directives each year. This exercise provides all stakeholders with greater transparency and
We use trends developed in these scenarios to determine the key areas in which we need to develop mitigation strategies and adapt our operations.
SOPRA STERIA UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT 2021
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