22 degrees

This company is a Climate Neutral Supporting Brand. They have provided a charitable donation to support Climate Neutral's work. (This donation does not change the requirements of their verification).

Brand

22 degrees

22 degrees

Industry

Gear + Lifestyle

First Certified

2019

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

22 Degrees is committed to being an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible business. We partner with other businesses that share our core values and mission. 22 Degrees has been a registered business member of 1% for the Planet since 2015. In addition, we regularly provide photo, film, VR production services to ocean based conservation / marine science non profits as in-kind services. Collaborations include contributions to MarAlliance, Asner Lab, One Blue Ocean, The Hydrous, Ocean Culture Life, The Ocean Agency and Parley for the Oceans.

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What is Climate Neutrality

A state in which human activities result in no net effect on the climate system. Requires balancing of residual greenhouse gas emissions with reductions or removals. All Climate Neutral Certified brands must meet climate neutrality standards for measuring, offsetting, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from making and delivering products and services.

This certification covers business activities and operations for the following brands :

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22 degrees achieved Climate Neutral Certification as part of 's certification process. 's measurement, offsetting and reduction plans fully account for 22 degrees's 2021 emissions

01 Measure

22 degrees measured Scope 1, 2 and 3 cradle-to-customer emissions following categories and approaches established in the Climate Neutral standards.

GHG Scope 1 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 1

Emissions from energy used in buildings, fleets, and equipment.

0 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 ?

0 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

Emissions from raw materials, manufacturing, shipping, air travel, and other activities in the supply chain.

28 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

The sum of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions.

28 tCO2e

02 Offset

22 degrees invested in projects outside of their value chain to compensate for all of their measured carbon emissions. This step supports their climate neutrality designation, and enables 22 degrees to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$378

22 degrees's credits came from:

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Reforestation ?

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Wind ?

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Solar ?

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Improved Forest Management ?

Emissions Offset ?
Offset equivalency

For reference, reducing a footprint by 1000 tonnes is roughly equal to removing 230 passenger vehicles from the road for a year.

28 tCO2e

03 Reduce

22 degrees has set targets and identified actions to reduce their emissions from operations and their supply chain. These actions will enable 22 degrees to emit fewer emissions in the future.

Mid Term Targets

22 degrees has committed to reducing emissions by .

This target is aligned with global trajectories to limit climate warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Mid Term Targets

This target is aligned with global trajectories to limit climate warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Reduction Actions

22 degrees is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.

Current Year Reduction Actions

01

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce emissions from upstream shipping.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to implement domestic/locally sourced manufacturing for our product line.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to address emissions related to our packaging.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to set a formal policy to exclusively use recyclable and sustainable packing goods.

03

What We’re Reducing

We plan to create a consumer eduction campaign with information and resources on carbon reduction.

How We'll Reduce It

We will create a new webpage and strategy for social media posts to generate a resource of information and education on carbon sustainability.

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

75%

What We’re Reducing

Continue to reduce reliance on overseas manufacturers for some products in our retail line, in order to decrease carbon footprint in the shipping of goods.

How We'll Reduce It

We will work to source domestic producers of hats, shirts, and other items where possible.

02

50%

What We’re Reducing

Non-recycled/biodegradable materials

How We'll Reduce It

Purchase recycled or biodegradable materials from suppliers

03

100%

What We’re Reducing

Air freight

How We'll Reduce It

Core product shipped from Sheico Vietnam by sea / Other products USA sourced shipped ground

04

100%

What We’re Reducing

Emissions from commuting

How We'll Reduce It

work from home office, do not own a car. do not commute for work.

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

22 degrees measured Scope 1, 2 and 3 cradle-to-customer emissions following categories and approaches established in the Climate Neutral standards.

02 Offset

22 degrees invested in projects outside of their value chain to compensate for all of their measured carbon emissions. This step supports their climate neutrality designation, and enables 22 degrees to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

22 degrees is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.