David Keddie

After three years of teaching English to high school students in rural Japan, David decided to follow his passion for the environment by moving into sustainability as his chosen career. He has over ten years of experience in the field, across a wide variety of disciplines, such as sustainability reporting and assurance, strategy development, stakeholder engagement, and carbon management. David has experience in multiple sectors having supported a diverse range of clients in recent years. He holds an MA in Politics from The University of Edinburgh and a Masters with Distinction in Environment and Sustainability from Monash University, Melbourne.
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Behind the scenes of the science-based target movement

Posted by David Keddie on 08-May-2018 10:47:05

The corporate momentum behind setting meaningful Science Based Targets (SBTs) on carbon reductions is building with the total count of companies that have either publicly committed to or set SBTs now sitting at a healthy and ever-increasing total of 406 organisations. It is great to see progress being made recently, including many large players such as AB InBev, McDonald’s, Ericsson and Suez having had their SBTs formally set and approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) in the first quarter of 2018 alone.

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Topics: paris agreement, Scope 3, Science based targets, SBTi, emissions targets

Quantifying the Sustainable Development Goals

Posted by David Keddie on 25-Jan-2018 09:00:00

At the end of 2017, we published a blog on how companies are starting to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the Sustainable Development Goals to create a shared common purpose with their stakeholders. If you’re working in corporate sustainability and reading this new blog, you’re likely already fully on board with the mission of the SDGs to “end poverty”, “protect the planet” and “ensure prosperity for all”, as well as the business case for sustainable development.

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Topics: Sustainable Development Goals

Using the SDGs to establish a shared common purpose

Posted by David Keddie on 12-Dec-2017 13:59:27

Two years on from the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, many companies around the world are still grappling with the how best to implement them. While the broad and positive purpose of the SDGs is clear to all, finding the most effective ways to take advantage of the opportunities they present can be less obvious.

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Topics: Sustainable Development Goals

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