Benevolent Neglect Wines

Brand

Benevolent Neglect Wines

Benevolent Neglect Wines

Industry

Food + Beverage

First Certified

2019

01 Measure

Benevolent Neglect Wines used operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year.

GHG Scope 1 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 1

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

0 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.

1 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

102 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

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

104 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.

Carbon Credits

104 tCO2e

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$512.325

Benevolent Neglect Wines's credits came from:

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Forests

Emissions Offset

104 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Benevolent Neglect 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

Air Travel

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to do less physical traveling, and reduce air travel by having longer duration trips where train and car travel is more accessible.

02

What We’re Reducing

Non-Organic practicing vineyards

How We'll Reduce It

By dwindling the number of non organic vineyards we purchase from.

03

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

Prior Year Reduction Actions

01

What We’re Reducing

Glass manufactured outside the US

How We'll Reduce It

Transfer all glass production to US based manufacturing

02

What We’re Reducing

Waste from wine packaging

How We'll Reduce It

Increase amount of used shipping materials

03

What We’re Reducing

Glass packaging for lower end wines

How We'll Reduce It

Explore Alternative Packaging

04

What We’re Reducing

Car trips among winemakers each season

How We'll Reduce It

Carpool, work with other winemakers, share resources and information to limit the number of car trips per season

Other Sustainability Notes

As a winery we are committed to doing as much as possible to be stewards of the lands that we work. We only work with farmers that are sustainable and organic in practice, and in the cellar aim to be transparent, additive free, and to package in the most eco friendly way possible.

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