Willis Towers Watson Establishes Net Zero Commitment

The world’s number three insurance broker is the latest to express its commitment to delivering net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its business operations.

In alignment with the Science Based Targets Initiative, Willis Towers Watson has pledged to be net zero by 2050 at the latest.

The plan includes a target of at least a 50% reduction by 2030, as well as 100% renewable energy supplies within Willis Towers Watson’s real estate portfolio.

The Irish-domiciled global company, which serves more than 140 countries and markets, said it is committed to minimizing its environmental impact and carbon emissions through improvements to energy efficiency in its operations, leveraging virtual meeting technologies, promoting recycling, minimising the waste sent to landfill, purchasing environmentally responsible office supplies, and encouraging colleagues to adopt environmentally responsible habits.

‘Climate change and its growing impact on society represents a significant global challenge,’ stated Willis Towers Watson chief executive John Haley.

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