Klean Kanteen

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

Klean Kanteen

Klean Kanteen

Industry

Everyday Essentials

First Certified

2019

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

Founded in 2004, Klean Kanteen is a family and employee-owned leader in reusable stainless-steel drinkware and food containers, with distribution in over 42 countries worldwide. With a focus on environmental stewardship, Klean Kanteen is a certified B Corporation, meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Klean Kanteen has been a proud member of 1% For The Planet since 2008 and has donated over $3.3 million dollars to environmental organizations. From non-profit and strategic brand partnerships to grassroots events, Klean works closely with values-aligned companies and organizations to support efforts toward health, the reduction of single-use plastic, and outdoor education and stewardship. In 2020, Klean Kanteen became Climate Neutral Certified after carefully measuring, reducing and offsetting its carbon footprint. The Climate Neutral Certified label is included on all Klean packaging to empower socially conscious purchasing by millions of people worldwide who are concerned about climate change. Moving forward, this Climate Neutral commitment will serve as a catalyst for Klean to drawdown our greenhouse gas emissions and support a just transition to a clean energy economy.

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

01 Measure

Klean Kanteen 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.

18 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 ?

0 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

7,244 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

7,262 tCO2e

02 Offset

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

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$50,834

Klean Kanteen's credits came from:

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Avoided Deforestation ?

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.

7,262 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Klean Kanteen has committed to reducing 2016 emissions 59% 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

Klean Kanteen 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 GHG emissions associated with product raw materials by 40-50%

How We'll Reduce It

We will source stainless steel made with 90% recycled content for 95% of Klean products

02

What We’re Reducing

Develop and train Klean employees on guidelines for low-to-no emission business travel

How We'll Reduce It

We will research, document and train Klean employees on best practices for low-to-no emission business travel, including deciding when travel is necessary and how to go about it with climate in mind.

03

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

0%

What We’re Reducing

Reduce energy use at Klean HQ

How We'll Reduce It

Implement energy conservation measures, improve efficiency of print operations, and / or replace or modify equipment to run on electricity instead of propane or natural gas.

02

100%

What We’re Reducing

Reduce emissions from energy use in product manufacturing

How We'll Reduce It

Encourage suppliers to audit energy use, implement efficiency measures, and incorporate renewable energy to power their operations

03

0%

What We’re Reducing

Emissions from materials for bellybands, hangtags and inserts.

How We'll Reduce It

By changing to 100% certified recycled content.

04

100%

What We’re Reducing

Emissions from packaging

How We'll Reduce It

By switching from product boxes to bellybands in the Asia Pacific region.

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

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

03 Reduce

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