Google and Polestar have announced they will be part of the exponential roadmap initiative in the race to halve emissions before 2030 and to reach zero emissions by 2050
World renowned technology giant google, and Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer are the latest participants in the race to zero emissions race by 2050. Both firms have joined the exponential roadmap emissions initiative which has set out to reach the UN’s goal of zero emissions
Googles Sustainability Officer, Kate Brandt states:
“Climate change is the biggest risk we face as a society. At Google, we see a challenge as an opportunity to solve it and make things better for everyone. “
“Building a carbon-free future for all won’t be easy, so we look forward to collaborating with other leaders and innovators in the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and the UN Race to Zero”
Nigel Topping the CEO at Polestar had this to say:
“Delivering the promise of the Paris Agreement requires a radical transformation of our current systems, and disruptive innovation will play a critical role. I am delighted to welcome Google and Polestar into the Race to Zero, and I invite everyone to commit their ingenuity, their resources, and their skills to help us win the Race to Zero emissions together”
Participants of the exponential roadmap initiative have committed to halving their emissions by 2030 as well as provide a decarbonisation plan which explains how they will deliver their pledge. They will also need to reduce environmental impacts immediately and disclose all progress publicly.