Whitewater Brewing

This company is a Climate Neutral Supporting Brand. They have provided a charitable donation to support Climate Neutral's work. (This donation does not change the requirements of their verification).

Brand

Whitewater Brewing

Whitewater Brewing

Industry

Food + Beverage

First Certified

2020

Current Certification Year

2020

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Sustainability Story

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What is Climate Neutrality

A state in which human activities result in no net effect on the climate system. Requires balancing of residual greenhouse gas emissions with reductions or removals. All Climate Neutral Certified brands must meet climate neutrality standards for measuring, offsetting, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from making and delivering products and services.

This certification covers business activities and operations for the following brands :

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Whitewater Brewing achieved Climate Neutral Certification as part of 's certification process. 's measurement, offsetting and reduction plans fully account for Whitewater Brewing's 2021 emissions

01 Measure

Whitewater Brewing measured Scope 1, 2 and 3 cradle-to-customer emissions following categories and approaches established in the Climate Neutral standards.

GHG Scope 1 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 1

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

48 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 ?

4 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 ?
GHG Protocol Scope 3

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

1352 tCO2e

Total Emissions ?
Total Carbon Emissions

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

1404 tCO2e

02 Offset

Whitewater Brewing invested in projects outside of their value chain to compensate for all of their measured carbon emissions. This step supports their climate neutrality designation, and enables Whitewater Brewing to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

Total Investment in Carbon Credits

$7,778

Whitewater Brewing's credits came from:

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Forestry ?

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Cookstoves ?

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Renewable Energy ?

Emissions Offset ?
Offset equivalency

For reference, reducing a footprint by 1000 tonnes is roughly equal to removing 230 passenger vehicles from the road for a year.

1404 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Whitewater Brewing has set targets and identified actions to reduce their emissions from operations and their supply chain. These actions will enable Whitewater Brewing to emit fewer emissions in the future.

Mid Term Targets

Whitewater Brewing has committed to reducing emissions by .

This target is aligned with global trajectories to limit climate warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Mid Term Targets

This target is aligned with global trajectories to limit climate warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Reduction Actions

Whitewater Brewing 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 reduce emissions from freight.

How We'll Reduce It

We will audit & improve our ordering/purchasing habits to reduce our overall freight cost. E.g. ordering higher qty less often to reduce the number of deliveries.

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What We’re Reducing

We plan to reduce single use plastics in our operations. The biggest impact will be moving from using shrink sleeves on our cans to using printed cans.

How We'll Reduce It

Over time we will switch existing brands from using plastic shrink sleeves to printed cans. This will require forecasting our production needs and placing orders far in advance. It will also require our can designs being suited for short run printing.

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In Progress Reductions

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Completed Reductions

01 Measure

Whitewater Brewing measured Scope 1, 2 and 3 cradle-to-customer emissions following categories and approaches established in the Climate Neutral standards.

02 Offset

Whitewater Brewing invested in projects outside of their value chain to compensate for all of their measured carbon emissions. This step supports their climate neutrality designation, and enables Whitewater Brewing to take responsibility for historical emissions that can’t be reduced.

03 Reduce

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