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144
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First Certified 2019

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

2. Offset
Its carbon footprint of 144 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

Twine Fair Trade Company 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.

tCO2e
Indirect Emissions Ⓘ

Indirect Emissions

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

tCO2e
Supply Chain Emissions Ⓘ

Supply Chain Emissions

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

tCO2e
Total 2019 Carbon Footprint Ⓘ

Total Carbon Footprint

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

144

tCO2e
2

Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019
144
tCO2e
Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits
$403.20

Twine Fair Trade Company's credits came from:

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Forests
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Landfills

144

tCO2e
2019
Emission Offsets

250

tCO2e
Lifetime Total
Emission Offsets
3

Reduce

Twine Fair Trade Company is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.

  • Reduce energy usage in company self operation- Educate our employees to understand the importance for energy saving and efficient and adopt to their daily life behavior, and upgrade to more energy efficient appliances to decrease electricity usage, and searching for if any renewable energy options available in Taiwan.

  • Reduce emission in our suppliers- Encourage our suppliers to implement energy efficiency measures in factories and warehouses, and encourage our suppliers to procure renewable energy and invest in on-site generation, such as solar or wind.

Other Sustainability Notes

Sustainability is one of the core values of Twine, we always focus on using and producing products that respect the environment. We are convinced that all products are derived from the land of life, the earth nourishes everything to provide spaces. Under the consideration of benefits, natural resources often becomes a victim in the product manufacturing process. Therefore at Twine, we promote the concept of slow fashion by reduce waste in manufacturing, using sustainable materials, and reducing over-packaging. we require and supervise the product manufacturing process. Minimize the environmental pollution and destruction of air, land and water, and make the most of the local resources available where our Fair Trade suppliers are located. We work together with our Fair Trade suppliers to manufacture products in low-carbon way as possible, and encourage our consumers to buy products with sustainable value, and reduce excessive unnecessary consumption. Since 2017, Twine has committed to give back to the environment with practical actions by joining 1% For The Planet. The 1% of our annual turnover will be handed over to the environmental protection unit to maintain sustainable environmental protection. At the end of 2019, we wish we can do more, therefore we decide to join the Climate Neutral Certified.

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