The Good Pencil Company

Brand

The Good Pencil Company

The Good Pencil Company

Industry

Everyday Essentials

First Certified

2019

01 Measure

The Good Pencil Company used operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year.

GHG Scope 1 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 1

Emissions from energy used in buildings, fleets, and equipment.

1 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.

1 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

7 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

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

9 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.

Carbon Credits

7 tCO2e

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$36.43

The Good Pencil Company's credits came from:

No items found.

Emissions Offset

9 tCO2e

03 Reduce

The Good Pencil Company 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 continue to integrate fellow Climate Neutral brand Boox shipping boxes so that we can replace our one time use packaging with these reusable shipping box options.

How We'll Reduce It

By using these reusable shippers we will reduce our dependance on single use shippers and packaging materials associated with shipping to our customers.

02

What We’re Reducing

Our commute, travel and impact from emissions used in travel.

How We'll Reduce It

We have purchased an electric car which we plan to use for deliveries, meetings, commute and other transportation needs.

03

What We’re Reducing

We continue to look for ways to lower our waste. Recently we released a fully compostable pencil without the metal tip or eraser. This will significantly lower our waste when our pencils reach end of life.

How We'll Reduce It

Remove one time shipping waste from packages sent to customers lower emissions from packaging.

04

What We’re Reducing

Overal energy use

How We'll Reduce It

Prior Year Reduction Actions

01

What We’re Reducing

Overall business emissions

How We'll Reduce It

Increase investment in renewables to offset environmental impact of business including partnerships with other BC Corps.

02

What We’re Reducing

Overall manufacturing emissions

How We'll Reduce It

We are expanding product lines. Work with future manufacturing partners to help offset their impact from expansion.

03

What We’re Reducing

Waste from shipping packaging

How We'll Reduce It

Remove one time shipping waste from packages sent to customers lower emissions from packaging.

04

What We’re Reducing

Overal energy use

How We'll Reduce It

Create and implement solar transition for external packs usable in the field.

Other Sustainability Notes

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