bookshop.org

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

bookshop.org

bookshop.org

Industry

Software + Tech

First Certified

2020

Current Certification Year

2020

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Sustainability Story

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

01 Measure

bookshop.org 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 ?

21 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

623 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

645 tCO2e

02 Offset

bookshop.org 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 bookshop.org to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$3,573

bookshop.org's credits came from:

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Forestry ?

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Cookstoves ?

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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.

645 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

bookshop.org 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

bookshop.org 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 regular staff commuting and from purchased electricity and/or natural gas use in offices.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to work remotely with no full time office. If we rent shared work or meeting space, we will only rent spaces in buildings with certified energy minimization ratings such as BREEAM, LEED, Green Globes or WELL Building Standard.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce our purchasing of promotional and incentive products and merchandise that are damaging to the environment.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to only purchase promotional and incentive products and merchandise from Climate Neutral certified or other “green” certified brands.

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In Progress Reductions

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Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

bookshop.org 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 bookshop.org to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

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