Verbal + Visual

Brand

Verbal + Visual

Verbal + Visual

Industry

Professional Services

First Certified

01 Measure

Verbal + Visual 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.

3 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.

10 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

156 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

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

168 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.

Carbon Credits

193 tCO2e

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$997.00

Verbal + Visual's credits came from:

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Landfills
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Renewables
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Cookstoves

Emissions Offset

168 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Verbal + Visual 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 implement sustainability measures and policies to reduce our office and workforce carbon footprint.

How We'll Reduce It

We are going to maintain a WFH policy for much of 2021 to reduce commuting and we are finding a new office space to prioritize sustainability measures in place like LEED certification. centrally located in relation to employees and their respective commut

02

What We’re Reducing

We commit to reduce emissions from employee commuting by instituting a WFH policy.

How We'll Reduce It

We are going to extend and update our WFH policy by delaying our return to a physical office space and when we do move into a space, we will enact a policy that allows different teams to work from home so we reduce our overall commuting footprint.

03

What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce our overall office supply consumption by providing alternative solutions for print materials, changing the food supplies we order on a weekly basis, and composting and recycling in our office.

How We'll Reduce It

We will implement SOP's for when/how pirinting materials should be used. Will be a challenge for us since we are a design agency. We will explore other options like whiteboard walls in our office. Composting our food supplies and reducing plastic packagin

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Prior Year Reduction Actions

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Other Sustainability Notes

Verbal+Visual crafts aspirational e-commerce experiences for thoughtful brands. Our aim is to empower brands to flip the harmful nature of mass consumerism into a new era of curated consumption.We have always strived to work with mission driven brands and over the past year we've made great strides in welcoming new mission Becoming Climate Neutral Certified is just a single step in a long sustainability journey, but it’s a step in the right direction.

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