Belong Wines

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

Belong Wines

Belong Wines

Industry

Food + Beverage

First Certified

2019

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

No items found.

Sustainability Story

We are a husband and wife operated wine project that was started in 2017 with the goal to produce wines that would celebrate everything we hold dear; love, adventure, and a sense of exploration. We are based in the Napa Valley and source our grapes from El Dorado County. We believe that we have a responsibility to make a difference in this world through our actions and our business. We are passionate about being a company for good and are excited to continue our efforts to leave it better than we found it.

View Sustainability Page

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 :

No items found.

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

01 Measure

Belong Wines 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.

35 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

36 tCO2e

02 Offset

Belong Wines 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 Belong Wines to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$486

Belong Wines's credits came from:

Icon of a tree

Reforestation ?

Icon of a wind turbine

Wind ?

Icon of a light bulb

Solar ?

Icon of a tree

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.

36 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Belong Wines 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

Belong Wines 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 related to our merchandise.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to only source our merchandise from suppliers with proven track records for sustainability.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce waste from the production.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to work with our production facility to incorporate recycling and composting into the waste management plan and help educate the staff. We will incorporate monthly checks to ensure recycling and composting bins are in place and used correctly

03

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

70%

What We’re Reducing

We plan to only purchase marketing materials produced from recycled materials and suppliers who employ sustainable practices in their business.

How We'll Reduce It

We will only purchase marketing materials produced from recycled materials and suppliers who employ sustainable practices in their business.

02

100%

What We’re Reducing

We plan to switch and use only recycled packaging for our wine shipping needs, including not using plastic shipping tape

How We'll Reduce It

Find and source only recycled and compostable shipping material from suppliers

03

100%

What We’re Reducing

Glass purchased from non-US glass producer

How We'll Reduce It

Switch the sourcing of our glass bottles from outside USA (China, Mexico) to a domestic glass producers

04

100%

What We’re Reducing

Non-renewable energy use for home/office

How We'll Reduce It

Sign up for PG&E Solar Choice Program for out home-office

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

Belong Wines 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 Belong Wines to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

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