Pharma’s AstraZeneca Invests $400 Million to Plant 200 Million Trees

AstraZeneca, a global pharmaceutical leader, has launched a significant environmental sustainability initiative. This ambitious project aims to plant and maintain 200 million trees worldwide by 2030, a commitment backed by a robust investment of $400 million.
This initiative is a part of AstraZeneca’s science-based net zero strategy, “Ambition Zero Carbon,” which employs advanced technologies for long-term monitoring of tree health, soil and water quality, biodiversity, and carbon sequestration.
The AZ Forest initiative is a testament to AstraZeneca’s commitment to environmental sustainability. By planting and maintaining 200 million trees, the company is taking a proactive step towards mitigating climate change and promoting biodiversity

This initiative also underscores the company’s belief in the power of partnerships, as it involves collaboration with experts and local communities across the globe.
AstraZeneca’s Carbon Reduction Goals
AstraZeneca is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 98% from its global operations and fleet by 2026. This target is a clear demonstration of the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and its recognition of the role businesses must play in combating climate change.
Moreover, AstraZeneca aims to halve its entire value chain footprint by 2030. This includes emissions from all its activities, from the sourcing of raw materials to the distribution and use of its products.
The company’s ultimate goal is to achieve science-based net zero by 2045 at the latest, a target that aligns with global efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels

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