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Prudential, a financial services company headquartered in the UK, has made a firm commitment to attain net zero emissions for its primary home office operations in the U.S., Brazil, and Japan by 2050. As part of its sustainability efforts, the company has set an interim target to achieve carbon neutrality in these operations by 2040. The company’s latest filings mentioned the keywords 'Emissions' and 'Net Zero' most number of times.

In 2021, Prudential's greenhouse gas emissions breakdown was as follows: Scope 1 emissions amounted to 11,381 mtCO2e, Scope 2 emissions (market-based) were 39,099 mtCO2e, and Scope 3 emissions (related to business travel) accounted for 6,132 mtCO2e. Prudential is aware of the potential impacts of climate change on its business, investments, operations, and customers. The company has taken steps to reduce its carbon emissions, including divesting from higher carbon-emitting assets. Prudential has also invested in renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies. The company has aligned its remuneration and incentives with its net-zero targets.

Prudential's Climate Transition Plan is aligned with industry standards and guidance, including the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, Transition Plan Taskforce Disclosure Framework, TCFD Guidance on Metrics, Targets and Transition Plans, and CDP Technical Note on Reporting on Transition Plans. The company expects that further local transition plan guidance from the markets in which it operates will continue to be developed and published, and it will seek to implement this into future iterations of its Climate Transition Plan.

In conclusion, Prudential's commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 and its proactive efforts towards carbon neutrality by 2040 demonstrate the company's dedication to addressing climate change and promoting sustainability. By making substantial progress towards its interim goals and implementing industry-aligned climate transition plans, Prudential showcases its responsible approach to managing greenhouse gas emissions and contributing to a more environmentally conscious future in the financial services sector.

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