Several major apparel companies commit to science-based targets by The Good Shopping Guide | Nov 13, 2017 | Ethical Shopping Blog | 0 comments Several major apparel companies have committed to science-based targets initiative, which now totals 300+ members. VF Corporation, who owns The North Face and Timberland, Nike, Levi Strauss, Gap, Guess, and Eileen Fisher are among the companies who have agreed to meet the emissions targets and standards of the Paris Agreement. The science-based targets initiative is a joint initiative by CDP, UNGC, WWF, and WRI. It enables businesses to take swift climate action by setting ambitious emissions reduction targets, particularly by offering a tangible framework according to which companies can align their emissions targets to meet the demands of the Paris Agreement. As more companies join, commented Lila Karbassi the UN Global Compact’s chief of programmes, the transition to a low-carbon economy becomes a more distinct reality. Read more.