Ancient + Brave

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

Ancient + Brave

Ancient + Brave

Industry

Food + Beverage

First Certified

2020

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

We are committed to minimising our footprint and improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy. We're in business to make a change and work with organisations that hold us to the highest standards of verified performance like ESGmark. We have financially committed to protect the future of the planet and are members of 1% for the Planet. We've decided to go further and pledge another 1% of our global revenues to support grassroots causes and community projects in the UK and beyond. This year, we were ranked 128nd in the FoodTech500 and in 2022 announced our certified B Corp status. At Ancient + Brave we put people and the planet at the heart of our business.

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

01 Measure

Ancient + Brave 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.

437 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

437 tCO2e

02 Offset

Ancient + Brave 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 Ancient + Brave to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$5,900

Ancient + Brave'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.

437 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Ancient + Brave 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

Ancient + Brave 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 are increasing our usage of compostable packaging for our products.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to provide compostable packaging for our re-fills instead of asking our customer to repruchase a whole jar/tub of product.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce cardboard wastage at our warehouse.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to purchase a cardboard shredding machine so we are able to reuse and repurpose the cardboard waste generated at our warehouse.

03

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How We'll Reduce It

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In Progress Reductions

01

What We’re Reducing

We plan to move storage and fulfilment in-house in order to reduce emissions of transporting goods between different facilities.

How We'll Reduce It

We will acquire our own warehouse and set it up for storing packaging, ingredients and products. We will then fulfill B2B and B2C orders.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to become a zero-waste office by 2022.

How We'll Reduce It

We will create a closed-loop system for cleaning products, compost food waste, recycle all recyclable packaging, and change office suppliers to ensure we have as little impact on the environment as possible.

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What We’re Reducing

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Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

Ancient + Brave 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 Ancient + Brave to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

Ancient + Brave is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.