Achieving a Just Transition:
Framework for Company Action

Actions for a just transition

There’s a lot to learn from first movers. With the release of The Just Transition Framework for Company Action, we invite companies to become a member of the Council and make new commitments to that contribute to a just transition. Through these public commitments, companies put forth their best ideas and learn from the best practices of others.

What’s your best idea for a just transition? Share your actions and join our community >>

Organization Just Energy Transition Area of Action Commitment SDGs
Vale Vale will help to lift 500,000 people out of extreme poverty
Suntory Holdings Limited Suntory has entered into an agreement with the local government in Yamanashi Prefecture to collaborate on developing Japan’s largest 16 MW green hydrogen power system at Suntory Hakushu Distillery and Suntory Minami Alps Hakushu Water Plant by 2025
Suntory Holdings Limited Suntory will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by procuring UK-grown barley produced using regenerative agriculture practices with the ambition to produce barley with 50% lower GHG emissions within five years.
SSE plc SSE is committed to retraining & reskilling employees and will run a STEM Returner programme for those out of a STEM career for 5+ years as well as launch a pilot programme for new talent transitioning from other sectors. It will report annually
SSE plc SSE is committed to high quality employee engagement & ongoing dialogue with its recognized trade union partners on the just transition & will hold at least two meetings a year on this topic, beyond its usual structured engagement with union partners
SSE plc SSE is supporting development of competitive UK domestic supply chains alongside government & other industry partners, with the aim of reaching the UK’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal target of 60% lifetime content for major offshore wind projects by 2030
Salesforce Salesforce will distribute $100 million USD through its Ecosystem Restoration & Climate Justice Fund by 2031.
Repsol Repsol aims to be a company with net zero emissions in 2050, limiting global warming well below 2°C and complying with the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Goals and in line with what is required by society.
Repsol Repsol understands D&I as an element allowing us to be more competitive by having people of different origins, age, gender, abilities, etc. To be recognized as a diverse and inclusive company with 35% of women in leadership positions by 2025
Reliance Industries Limited To achieve net carbon Zero by 2035, Reliance Industries will develop new energy infrastructure and materials by investing INR 15,000 Crore (about USD 2Bn) by 2024 in independent manufacturers, partnerships, and technology and create new jobs.

Explore just transition in action: Case studies

Leading companies are committing to decarbonize their own organizations, improve the performance and resilience of their supply chains, and exert influence on others to do the same.

The Council for Inclusive Capitalism, in collaboration with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), present key insights and practices that have surfaced from conversations with leading WBCSD members from across the energy system and presents a series of real-world case studies from leading companies. Download the report.

Join the movement for a just transition

It will take the collective actions of us all to achieve a just transition. Join us and share your company’s commitments to action to help others recognize the actions they can take to create jobs, protect natural resources, reduce inequality, and improve the quality of life for those affected by climate change. Click above to learn more about membership and sign up your organization.

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