NW Commonwealth LLC

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

NW Commonwealth LLC

NW Commonwealth LLC

Industry

Professional Services

First Certified

2022

Current Certification Year

2022

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Sustainability Story

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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 :

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

01 Measure

NW Commonwealth LLC 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.

810 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 ?

386 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

21,623 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

22,819 tCO2e

02 Offset

NW Commonwealth LLC 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 NW Commonwealth LLC to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$298,830

NW Commonwealth LLC's credits came from:

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Wind ?

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Avoided Deforestation ?

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Solar ?

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Biomass ?

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Reforestation ?

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.

23,008 tCO2e

03 Reduce

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

Mid Term Targets

NW Commonwealth LLC has committed to reducing 2021 emissions 42% 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

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

Current Year Reduction Actions

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What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce location-based Scope 2 emissions.

How We'll Reduce It

We will reduce emissions from purchased electricity by procuring energy-efficient appliances and LED lights and by optimally programming our thermostats.

02

What We’re Reducing

We plan to removing synthetic plastics from our packaging by at least 50% to reduce Scope 3 emissions.

How We'll Reduce It

We plan to reduce the emissions associated with our packaging by redesigning them, removing synthetic-based plastics, and incorporating bio-based alternatives.

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How We'll Reduce It

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How We'll Reduce It

In Progress Reductions

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Completed Reductions

01 Measure

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

02 Offset

NW Commonwealth LLC 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 NW Commonwealth LLC to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

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