Monos

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

Monos

Monos

Industry

Gear + Lifestyle

First Certified

2020

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

As one of the first luggage brands to be Climate Neutral Certified, we are committed to using our business as a force for good. From the timeless design of our products to the non-profit organizations we partner with, our aim is to tread lightly and have a positive impact on the world around us. In efforts to reduce our waste, we design our products to stand the test of time in both design and quality, ensuring that these travel pieces will accompany you on a lifetime of journeys. We are committed to being cruelty-free by sourcing the highest quality vegan alternatives to animal-derived materials for our bags and luggage tags. We also choose packaging that is either recyclable or reusable, and ship your goods in the most efficient way possible, reducing the amount of packaging needed and carbon emissions generated. We pledge to continuously explore sustainable ways to protect our planet for many years to come.

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

01 Measure

Monos 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.

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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.

2,674 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

2,674 tCO2e

02 Offset

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

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$32,623

Monos's credits came from:

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Avoided Deforestation ?

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Solar ?

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Reforestation ?

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Improved Forest Management ?

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Wind ?

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Biomass ?

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.

2,674 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Monos has committed to reducing emissions by .

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

Monos 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 the carbon emissions in our downstream logistics between our warehouses and shipping carriers.

How We'll Reduce It

We will be optimizing our strategic warehousing locations and partnering with a new 3PL that will be carbon negative this year and we will be leveraging their fleet of EV vehicles for fulfillment to reduce downstream carbon emissions.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to further reduce the rate of return shipment from our customers.

How We'll Reduce It

We will be utilizing features from our new self-serve Returns Portal to offer incentives as an alternative to return shipments while providing education on both the environmental impact of shipping and our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint.

03

What We’re Reducing

We plan to replace or reduce any packaging that is not biodegradable and continue our commitment to sustainable packaging.

How We'll Reduce It

We will be working closely with our factory partners and internal sourcing agents to find more sustainable packaging alternatives and improve our existing packaging.

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

80%

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce the return shipping in the downstream shipping category.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to offer customers variety of options as incentives and education customers to reduce carbon footprints.

02

100%

What We’re Reducing

We plan to improve our production timing in order to transport an additional 50% of our air freights from factory to sea freights in order to reduce our shipping impact.

How We'll Reduce It

We will increase our production capacity with product lines that have been air shipped due to backorders. Packing cubes have been a product line that mainly resulted in frequent air shipments.

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What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

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What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

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

03 Reduce

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