Goal Type

Specific & Dated

Goals with clear end dates, such as, “We will cut our energy use across our operations 20% by 2015.”

Specific & Undated

Goals without an end date: “We want to be supplied by 100% renewable energy.”

Intentional

More vague statements without numbers or dates, such as “we will reduce air emissions.”

Achieved

Goals from previous data collection that have now expired, but have been fulfilled (self-reported by companies).

Expired

Goals from previous data collection that have expired, without clear mention from companies about the outcome.