Climate action

Keeping ourselves on track with science-based targets

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) methodology provides a clearly-defined pathway for organisations to reduce emissions to help prevent the worst impacts of climate change. 

Our target is to reduce our total (scope 1, 2 and 3) emissions on a 1.5°C pathway, which translates to:

Infographic: science-based targets


Our progress to date: UNSW total greenhouse gas emissions, 2018-2021

Chart: UNSW total greenhouse gas emissions 2018-2021

Source: UNSW Environmental Sustainability Report 2021, p11