The International Automotive Components (IAC) Group has announced a series of global sustainability targets. Through these targets, it aims to halve its carbon emissions by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

To achieve these goals, the company will look to increase its use of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency its locations around the world. It will further expand its engineering efforts for the vehicle electrification market, improving recyclability and lighter weight products, and heighten sustainability requirements for its suppliers.

The announcement follows the company joining the UN Global Compact, a corporate sustainability initiative that encourages sustainable, and socially responsible, business practices. The IAC Group undertook similar practices and initiatives internally, introducing sustainability-focused Kaizen projects at all locations and launching site sustainability committees. 

It also joined the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program – a national initiative that aims to improve energy efficiency across the U.S. As part of its membership in the program, it committed to improving its energy productivity by 25% over the next decade.