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Nexans joins RE100Dec 15, 2020
Paris, December 15, 2020 – Nexans joins the Climate Group's RE100 initiative and is committed to achieving 100% renewable electricity by 2030. RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world's most influential companies leading the transition to 100% renewable electricity.
In line with the Paris agreements (COP21), which set a limit of 1.5°C warming by 2030, Nexans has unveiled its roadmap towards carbon neutrality. As part of this plan, the Group is aiming for an average annual reduction of 4.2% in its greenhouse gas emissions (in particular on scopes 1 and 2 ) and plans, among other things, to use renewable energy through local production or the purchase of decarbonated energy for all sites, and that 100% of R&D projects will be dedicated to energy transition and energy efficiency.
“ Our ambition is to contribute to the energy transition by being a player in the sustainable electrification of
the world. More than a strategic axis, renewable energy is part of our purpose: "Electrify the future". Joining the RE100 demonstrates Nexans’ commitment to bring a sustainable future for all. ”
Christopher GuérinCEO of Nexans
“ I am delighted to welcome Nexans to RE100. By committing to 100% renewable electricity by 2030, Nexans is joining a growing number of companies committed to driving market change. This sends a powerful message that renewable electricity makes good business sense, and we encourage others to follow. ”
Sam KimminsHead of RE100, the Climate Group
On December, 8th, Nexans has been recognized with prestigious ‘A’ score for climate change by CDP. To learn more, click here.
 This objective applies to scopes 1 and 2 as well as part of scope 3 relating to business travel, waste produced, as well as upstream and downstream transport, as defined by the GHG protocol - ghgprotocol.org