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First Certified 2019

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

2. Offset
Its carbon footprint of 1,109 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

Pela 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.

4
tCO2e
Indirect Emissions Ⓘ

Indirect Emissions

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

1
tCO2e
Supply Chain Emissions Ⓘ

Supply Chain Emissions

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

1,104
tCO2e
Total 2019 Carbon Footprint Ⓘ

Total Carbon Footprint

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

1,109

tCO2e
2

Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019
1,109
tCO2e
Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits
$5,119

Pela's credits came from:

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Forests
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Landfills

1,109

tCO2e
2019
Emission Offsets

1,109

tCO2e
Lifetime Total
Emission Offsets
3

Reduce

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

  • Streamline transportation routes for transporting the finished product to distribution centres (add distribution centres in Canada and Europe).

  • Continue to promote the Pela 360 Program globally to decrease product end-of-life waste by increasing recycling of conventional phone cases and to increasing upcycling and composting of Pela phone cases.

Other Sustainability Notes

We believe business can be a force for good through the Responsibility Economy. When companies and consumers take responsibility for their Carbon Footprint the planet will be in a much better place. Climate change is a major problem and it will take a community of like minded individuals and businesses to be the change that is needed to leave the world better for future generations. We are not perfect, but we believe in better and we know we are better together. Pela makes everyday products without everyday waste to create a waste free future and to educate and inspire a global community of people who are committed to making a positive impact on our planet. As a Certified B Corporation, member of 1% for the Planet and Climate Neutral, Pela is on a mission to eliminate 1 billion pounds of waste from the global waste stream and continues to research and develop the most innovative products to create a waste-free future. To learn more about Pela’s sustainable products visit www.pela.earth

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