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First Certified 2019

1. Measure
To become Climate Neutral Certified, Allbirds has measured the greenhouse gases it emitted when making and delivering products to its customers on a per-unit basis.

2. Offset
Each shoe's carbon footprint of 7.6 kilograms of CO2e has been fully offset.

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

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Allbirds used 2019 operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year on an average per-shoe level:

Average 2019 carbon footprint/shoe Ⓘ

Total Carbon Footprint

The sum of all direct, indirect, and supply chain emissions.


kg CO2e


The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019/shoe
kg CO2e
2019 Investment in Carbon Credits/shoe
Note: This is allbirds' total 2019 offset spend divided by the number of shoes they produced.

Allbirds' credits came from:



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

  • Fully complete transition to SweetFoam™ (sugarcane based EVA) in all of our products.

  • Transition to renewable energy in retail stores to reduce electricity emissions.

Other Sustainability Notes

At Allbirds, we believe in making better things in a better way. We are on a mission to prove that comfort, design and sustainability aren’t mutually exclusive by making premium footwear from renewable materials, designed for everyday life. Climate change is the most important issue of our time and right now, carbon emissions is the single best scorecard we have. Our sustainability approach involves measuring the carbon footprint of our products and corporate operations, reducing our impact through a range of initiatives, such as incorporating natural materials, and fully offsetting the carbon emissions that remain.

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