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Digital technologies: Pharma’s answer to achieving net zero emissions?

As I wrote about earlier this year, it is clear that the climate crisis is no longer something for future generations to worry about, it’s already here and requires our urgent and undivided attention. The Pacific Northwest battled unprecedented “heat domes” in June, with temperatures getting close to 50°C (~120°F) in some places; other parts of western US and Canada remained covered in various degrees of ash and smoke for most of July and August. Likewise, Europethe Arctic, and many other places in the Northern Hemisphere also experienced record heatwaves and wildfires.

There is a lot of talk among companies about reaching “net zero” emissions by 2050. However, if this summer has taught us nothing else, it’s that that goal needs to be moved to 2030 or earlier if we want to limit the damage already done and ultimately save billions of dollars in healthcare and infrastructure costs.

What can Pharma do?

For Pharma and life science companies aiming to reach net zero, there are a few different paths to take...

To read our take on this topic, access the full article here!

13th October 2021

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