Company commits to setting a decarbonization plan with science-based targets
ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals company, today announced the filing of its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Included, for the second year in a row, are Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which provide information on what ICL is doing to mitigate the risks of climate change and reduce its carbon footprint. ICL is committed to be aligned with TCFD recommendations structured around four thematic areas of governance, strategy, risk management, and metrics and targets.
ICL also announced it will commit to setting a decarbonization plan in accordance with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), a partnership between the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly-defined path to reduce emissions, in-line with the Paris Agreement goals.
The 2022 annual report can be accessed by visiting either the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or the company’s website at www.icl-group.com. In addition, shareholders may receive a hard copy of the company’s complete audited financial statements free of charge, by requesting a copy from Investor Relations.
ICL Group Ltd. is a leading global specialty minerals company, which creates impactful solutions for humanity's sustainability challenges in the food, agriculture and industrial markets. ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its global professional workforce, and its sustainability focused R&D and technological innovation capabilities, to drive the company's growth across its end markets. ICL shares are dual listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL). The company employs more than 12,500 people worldwide, and its 2021 revenues totaled approximately $7 billion.
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