Ministry of Supply
Industry

Fashion + Apparel

First Certified

2019

2019 Carbon Footprint

2,534

Lifetime Carbon Footprint

3,538

Measure
To become Climate Neutral Certified, Ministry of Supply has measured the greenhouse gases it emitted when making and delivering products to its customers.

Offset
Its carbon footprint of 2,534 metric tonnes of CO2e has been fully offset.

Reduce
The company is implementing plans to reduce its footprint in 2020.

Climate Neutral Certified Badge

01 Measure

Ministry of Supply used 2019 operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year:

GHG Scope 1 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 1

Emissions from fossil fuels and refrigerants used in company buildings, fleets, and equipment.

2 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ

4 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

2,528 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

The sum of all product materials, manufacturing, use, and end of life emissions.

2,534 tCO2e

02 Offset

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

2,534 tCO2e

Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits

$7,348.60

Ministry of Supply's credits came from:

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Renewables
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Landfills
2019 Emissions Offsets

2,534 tCO2e

Lifetime Emissions Offsets

3,538 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

  • Reduction in GHG emissions through switching to over 50% of product utilizing recycled polyester, reducing raw materials emissions by 52% relative to virgin polyester.

  • Reduction of use of airfreight to less than 50% of shipments resulting in a 72% reduction in inbound freight emissions.

  • Utilization of solar power for fabric milling in 15% of all fabrics produced.

Sustainability Story

Ministry of Supply is proud to become a Climate Neutral Certified Brand. We believe that through a scientific approach utilizing low-footprint materials, waste-reducing garment design, renewable energy throughout our production process as well as optimizing our logistics we're able to take a quantitative measures in reducing emissions. We've made significant progress over the last 30 months, and will continue utilize science and engineering to create products that not only perform, but continue to improve our supply chain.

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