Sabic has announced “an aspiration to achieve 100% renewable energy” across its global operations. In its 2019 sustainability report, published 21 April, it sets “interim goals of installing 4GW of wind and solar capacity by 2025 and 12GW by 2030.”

Taking these figures at face value, they imply that Sabic would by 2025 install an average of 45MW of capacity at each of its 89 sites worldwide. But the fact that the firm’s main 2019 annual report (MEES, 1 May) makes no mention of the highly-ambitious plan suggests that there is little chance of it happening. (CONTINUED - 197 WORDS)