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Danish agribusiness company works for climate neutrality in 2050

DLG Group has launched a new sustainability plan that contains specific climate objectives, and where the primary focus is to create sustainable solutions that customers can benefit from.

Plan ZERO: a sustainable plan towards climate neutrality in 2050

One of Europe’s leading agricultural companies, DLG Group, has set goals for how they will reduce their climate footprint in the future, while at the same time support owners and customers on their journey towards more sustainable agricultural and food production. Their goal is to reduce emissions from the group’s activities by 50% in 2030, and work towards climate neutrality in 2050, hence the name ZERO.

Four goals have been set for the group:

DLG Group mentions the importance of how the green transformation must be driven with sustainable and resource-efficient solutions. Niels Dengsø Jensen, Chairman of the Board of DLG explains that the customers of DLG Group are demanding concrete solutions that can help make a difference on the individual farm which is why they focus sharply on how they can offer products and tools that make it easy for the customers to make the climate or environmentally conscious choice.

Sustainability as a core value of the DLG cooperative

For several years, the DLG Group has strived to make their activities more sustainable and resource-efficient, while at the same time creating tools and products with a sustainable profile.

Kristian Hundebøll, CEO, DLG Group comments that the sustainability plan is DLG’s view on how they can contribute to the international climate goals as well as the goals set in the food industry. And as one of the first links in the food value chain, it is important for the entire agricultural sector that they at DLG Group help show the way to a greener industry and with the new sustainability plan they set a clear direction that will benefit their owners, customers and the world around them in both the short and long term.

The DLG Group’s climate targets are set in accordance with the UN’s climate panel IPCC’s recommendation to limit global warming to 1.5 ° C in relation to pre-industrial levels. The next step is to have the goals validated by the Science-Based Target Initiative, which verifies that the goals are in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement.

Find DLG Group’s sustainability plan here.

Source: DLG Group