Chris Burkard Studio


Media + Photography



01 Measure

Chris Burkard Studio used 2019 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.


GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.


GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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


Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

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

75 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019

75 tCO2e

Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits


Chris Burkard Studio's credits came from:

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2019 Emissions Offsets

75 tCO2e

Lifetime Emissions Offsets

75 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Chris Burkard Studio is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.

Current Year Reduction Actions


What We’re Reducing

Utilizing group / standard shipping practices instead of air / expedited shipping.

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

Promote and implement carpool and bike to work initiatives in our studio in decrease commute emissions.

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

Prior Year Reduction Actions

Other Sustainability Notes

I’m often asked if I’m an environmentalist. Growing up, I never envisioned being someone who would consider himself an environmentalist. In fact, I’m not so sure I would even consider myself one today, perhaps reluctant at best. When I first started traveling, my goals were nothing more than filling the pages of my passport and collecting a paycheck. But, throughout the years a more altruistic goal was maturing inside - sharing my view of the world with people I didn’t know. I always wanted to inspire people to create a world where the environment didn’t need protecting - where people inherently understood the importance of nature. I hoped my images would help people see this, but deep down I grew to accept that this was too idealistic. There came a point, after I spent enough time in wild places, that I began feeling a sense of responsibility to work to protect them.

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