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First Certified 2019

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

2. Offset
Its carbon footprint of 33 metric tonnes of CO2e has been fully offset.

3. Reduce
The company is implementing plans to reduce its footprint in 2020.

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Measure

VIRTUE Athletic 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.

33

tCO2e
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Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019
33
tCO2e
Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits
$115.50

VIRTUE Athletic's credits came from:

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Renewables
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Forests
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Water

33

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2019
Emission Offsets

33

tCO2e
Lifetime Total
Emission Offsets
3

Reduce

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

  • Introduce 100% recyclable packaging

  • Incorporate recycled materials into new products

Other Sustainability Notes

As a small startup, we assumed calculating and offsetting our carbon footprint just wasn't feasible. Climate Neutral provides this opportunity, even for companies as small as ours.

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