Accent Equity’s climate targets approved by the Science-Based Target initiative

Stockholm, 23 January 2023

Accent Equity is proud to announce the approval of its GHG emissions reduction targets and the validation of being in alignment with the Paris Agreement and the 1.5°C target. 

“Setting science-based targets and reducing portfolio greenhouse gas emissions is a necessity to continue to be one of the leading investment funds in our space and will enable us to drive even better performance” says Niklas Sloutski, CEO of Accent Equity.

“Accent Equity is accelerating our journey to address climate change with ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. Driving decarbonisation and science-based target setting is fundamental to create resilient and future-proofed companies”, says Johanna Hedman Palm, Sustainability Manager at Accent Equity. 

Accent Equity’s headline target is:
To ensure that all portfolio companies have set their own approved science-based targets by 2030 (a decade before the timing required by the SBTi) – with an interim target of approved science-based targets covering 40% of invested capital by 2027

For further details on Accent Equity’s science-based targets:

For additional information, please contact:
Niklas Sloutski, CEO of Accent Equity,
Johanna Hedman Palm, Sustainability Manager at Accent Equity,

About the Science-Based Target initiative:
The Science-Based Target initiative helps the private sector drive ambitious climate action by enabling companies to set science-based emissions reduction targets in alignment with the pathways described in the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C vs. pre-industrial levels. The SBTi is a partnership between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). 

About Accent Equity:
Accent Equity has since 1994 invested in private Nordic companies where a new partner or owner can serve as a catalyst. Our ambition is to invest in and develop the companies to be Nordic, European or Global leaders through a professional, hands-on and long-term oriented approach that results in superior and sustainable returns.
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