GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline

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FTSEPharmaceutical

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GlaxoSmithKline vs Climate Change

Positive

  • 💯 100% green renewable energy by 2050
  • 🙂 Carbon neutral by 2030
  • 😅 Not a direct emitter of CO2 emissions

Negative

  • ⏰ Is not carbon free
  • 😐 Is not carbon negative
  • 🏴‍☠️Not funding climate change
  • 🥀 Company website not powered by green hosting
  • 😴 Switching to 100% green renewable energy happens to late!

GlaxoSmithKline's Climate Change Impact: E

How can GlaxoSmithKline improve on its Climate Change Impact?

GlaxoSmithKline's company website currently isn't hosted by an industry recognised green host. This means they power their data centre using 100% renewable energy. Switching to a web hosting provider that operates this way will help the internet, and GlaxoSmithKline becoming a green company.

Becoming carbon-free is one of many ways to become an eco company.

If GlaxoSmithKline was to become a carbon-negative company will not only cover its outgoing carbon dioxide production, but remove more than its total output.

It is estimated that globally we are required to invest around USD 60 trillion to decarbonise. If every company, including GlaxoSmithKline was able to fund (in part) something towards climate change as we must reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide.

Does GlaxoSmithKline use renewable energy?

GlaxoSmithKline has pledged to use 100% green renewable energy by 2050. In line with the Paris Agreement, globally we need to cut the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions.

Is GlaxoSmithKline a carbon neutral company?

GlaxoSmithKline has pledged to be a carbon neutral company by 2030. Publically stating you are a carbon neutral company, which is a great step towards a positive climate action approach, is what every company should strive for way beyond the Paris Agreement's 2050 deadline.

How would you rate GlaxoSmithKline's Environmental Impact?

What do we know about GlaxoSmithKline's stance on tackling climate change?

Based on the information publicly announced, we already know that GlaxoSmithKline is at the very least climate positive. This at a minimum is a good first step. However, it means next to nothing if GlaxoSmithKline do not put any climate action forward, in the way of goals and deadlines.

Is GlaxoSmithKline a sponsor of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)?

Yes, GlaxoSmithKline is an official Principal Partner of COP26 held in Glasgow, Scotland on 31st October – 12th November 2021. GlaxoSmithKline is one of eleven companies that have been chosen for their key role in climate action, helping to reach net zero emission targets.

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