Necessaire

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

Necessaire

Necessaire

Industry

Health + Beauty

First Certified

2019

Current Certification Year

2022

Categories

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Sustainability Story

At Nécessaire we design the personal care we truly need — The Necessary — that support our health and wellness. We use our business to make a positive environmental impact everywhere we can. We do it together. #necessaire #careforyourbody #careforyourplanet

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

01 Measure

Necessaire 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.

0 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.

4,415 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

4,415 tCO2e

02 Offset

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

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$53,863

Necessaire'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.

4,415 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

Nécessaire plans to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions 50% by 2030, based on 2021 emissions. This corresponds to a 6.25% reduction per year from 2022 to 2030. Nécessaire is working to report its carbon footprint by SKU for full transparency by 2030.

Necessaire 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

Nécessaire plans to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions 50% by 2030, based on 2021 emissions. This corresponds to a 6.25% reduction per year from 2022 to 2030. Nécessaire is working to report its carbon footprint by SKU for full transparency by 2030.

This target is aligned with global trajectories to limit climate warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Reduction Actions

Necessaire 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

Nécessaire is committing to reduce carbon emissions from purchased goods

How We'll Reduce It

Nécessaire is improving its aluminum refill packaging to 100% post-consumer recycled material to lower its carbon footprint. This new package is 100% recyclable as verified by How2Recycle.

02

What We’re Reducing

Nécessaire is committing to reduce carbon emissions from purchased goods

How We'll Reduce It

Nécessaire is improving its signature resin bottle to 100% bio-resin (plant based) to lower carbon footprint. This new package is 100% recyclable as verified by How2Recycle.

03

What We’re Reducing

Nécessaire is committing to providing consumers with a complete recycling solution for our product packaging

How We'll Reduce It

Nécessaire is partnering with How2Recycle to provide third-party verification of our USA and Canada recycling claims. Nécessaire is partnering with TerraCycle in the USA to supplement its recycling solutions for items not readily recyclable via curb-side.

04

What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

01

50%

What We’re Reducing

Nécessaire is committing to reduce carbon emissions in its upstream shipping

How We'll Reduce It

Nécessaire is implementing a dual-location manufacturing system to increase # of products (+5% to +25%) produced close to its primary distribution center in order to reduce transport emissions. To commence in 2021 Q2.

02

100%

What We’re Reducing

Nécessaire is committing to reduce carbon emissions from purchased goods and from its upstream shipping

How We'll Reduce It

Nécessaire is designing refills for select products to inspire reuse packaging and a lower carbon footprint. Refill packaging is manufactured in the USA in aluminum. To commence in 2021 Q3.

03

100%

What We’re Reducing

Virgin plastic used in select product lines

How We'll Reduce It

Transfer select product lines from virgin plastic consumption into partial post consumer resin

04

100%

What We’re Reducing

Downstream transport emissions

How We'll Reduce It

Implement new 3PL partner with fulfillment centers closer to customers

Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

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

03 Reduce

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