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2,534
tCO2e
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First Certified 2019

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

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

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

Climate Neutral Certified Badge
1

Measure

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

Direct Emissions Ⓘ

Direct Emissions

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

2
tCO2e
Indirect Emissions Ⓘ

Indirect Emissions

Emissions from the electricity, and sometimes steam and cold water, used in company facilities.

4
tCO2e
Supply Chain Emissions Ⓘ

Supply Chain Emissions

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

2,528
tCO2e
Total 2019 Carbon Footprint Ⓘ

Total Carbon Footprint

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

2,534

tCO2e
2

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

2,534

tCO2e
2019
Emission Offsets

3,538

tCO2e
Lifetime Total
Emission Offsets
3

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.

Other Sustainability Notes

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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