Forsake

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

Forsake

Forsake

Industry

Fashion + Apparel

First Certified

2019

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

Forsake was born out of a love for exploring the great outside, from city streets to unmarked trails. We believe it's our responsibility to understand the impact our operations have on the environment and commit to reducing that impact in meaningful and measurable ways. We've maintained net-zero emissions for our business since 2019.

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

01 Measure

Forsake 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.

10 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 ?

37 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

1,333 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

1,380 tCO2e

02 Offset

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

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$16,560.00

Forsake's credits came from:

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Avoided Deforestation ?

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Wind ?

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Landfill Gas ?

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.

1,380 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Forsake has committed to reducing 2021 emissions 50% by 2030.

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

Forsake 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 use recycled and sustainable goods on linings and laces.

How We'll Reduce It

Work with factories to responsibly source these items and ensure they can do so within the cost targets provided.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan use sustainable and/or eco-friendly materials in our insoles

How We'll Reduce It

We will work with companies like BLOOM to source materials that can be mixed in or replace all together our current mix of materials

03

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

25%

What We’re Reducing

We will reduce paper/cardboard use in packaging.

How We'll Reduce It

We will re-design our current shoe box to be suitable to serve as a shipping box and eliminate the need to place our shoe boxes in a second outer carton for outbound shipments.

02

85%

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce our demand for leather.

How We'll Reduce It

We will switch all of our leather use in low-top non-waterproof shoes from leathers to synthetics. This currently targets the Banks as our only remaining low-top that uses leather.

03

100%

What We’re Reducing

Emissions from downstream shipping

How We'll Reduce It

Using new 3PL locations, switch from 2-Day Air shipping scheme to ground shipping.

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

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

03 Reduce

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