Checkerspot Inc.

Brand

Checkerspot Inc.

Checkerspot Inc.

Industry

Gear + Lifestyle

First Certified

2020

01 Measure

Checkerspot Inc. 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.

43 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.

86 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

1,373 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

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

1,502 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.

Carbon Credits

1,502 tCO2e

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$9,732.96

Checkerspot Inc.'s credits came from:

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Forests
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Farms

Emissions Offset

1,502 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Checkerspot Inc. 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 our Scope 3.1 emissions.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to reduce our carbon footprint by enhancing our accounting systems to quantify emissions embedded within raw material purchases and support suppliers capable of disproportionately decreasing our Scope 3.1 GHG emissions.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce our emissions by purchasing 100% wind-generated electricity at our new Alameda office / lab space.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to reduce our carbon emissions by purchasing 100% wind-generated electricity (Scope 2) at our new Alameda office / lab space through Alameda Municipal Power.

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How We'll Reduce It

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How We'll Reduce It

Prior Year Reduction Actions

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Other Sustainability Notes

Checkerspot is a Public Benefit Corporation that designs performance materials at the molecular level. It does this by optimizing microbes to biomanufacture unique triglyceride oils not previously accessible at commercial scale. Checkerspot's first materials are next generation polyurethanes and textile finishes designed to improve the performance of consumer products. The company commercializes performance composites engineered into skis and sold through the brand WNDR Alpine (https://wndr-alpine.com), as well as algal oil formulated into 100% bio-based miDori BioWick textile finishes and sold in partnership with Beyond Surface Technologies (https://www.midori-bio.com/biowick.html). Checkerspot's mission is to expand the palette of molecular building blocks for high performance and sustainable materials. Their vision is one of empowerment. They empower the innovators, designers, and fabricators - the makers that conceive the next generation of high performance products - by delivering unique, new technologies & materials into their hands.

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