News Release - Magna Commits to Carbon Neutrality in Global Operations by 2030
- Targeting carbon neutrality in European operations by 2025, globally by 2030
- Science-based approach aligns with objectives of Paris Climate Accord
- Company signs-on as founding sponsor of
XPrize Abundant Energy Alliance
“While sustainability has long been ingrained in Magna’s culture, this decade will be our most decisive yet as we accelerate our efforts to protect the planet for future generations,” said Magna CEO
In 2020, 12% of Magna’s global energy buy was from renewable energy sources, and plans are in place to transition all operations globally to renewable energy sources. In addition, over 91% of total waste outputs last year from operations were recycled or otherwise diverted from landfills.
At the same time, the company remains focused on delivering products that help customers achieve their own sustainability goals, including reaching a zero-emissions future and improving fuel economy. Such products include a suite of e-powertrain solutions, active-aerodynamics, and lightweight structures and exterior components.
“Delivering a sustainable, safer and more accessible future for all who share the road and the world drives our business decisions and fuels our innovations. Importantly, we are working alongside our customers, suppliers and employees throughout this journey,” added Kotagiri.
As further evidence of the company’s commitment, Magna has also signed on as the founding sponsor of the XPrize
Magna’s dedication to sustainability can been seen through the creative and impactful efforts of its operations around the world, and the company looks forward to accelerating progress in the coming years.
Carbon neutrality, sustainability,
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Source: Magna International Inc.