To become Climate Neutral Certified, everyone pays a Brand License Fee. There is a minimum fee of $800, and the total fee is based on annual emissions:
IN ADDITION, certifying companies pay a fee for Certification & Measurement Support, unless they qualify for the (a) open certification program (revenues >$5m and significant capacity to self-lead the certification work); (b) small business program (revenues <$5m); or (c) 50% discount for nonprofits.
Self-service Resources for Certification
Extensive self-service resources, including online and offline materials to help you meet the requirements for certification and prepare your application.
Participation in marketing and consumer engagement activations that raise awareness of climate change and the importance of immediate action. Includes assets and content to help you announce and promote your status as a Climate Neutral Certified brand.
A full library of educational resources, from our large Slack community to workshops, content, and events.
Carbon Credit Provider Directory
A directory of carbon credit providers including project options, provider info, and purchase links to eligible verified carbon credits.
Reduction Planning Tools
Our reduction tools allow brands to identify and select reduction actions. Explore recommended reduction actions based on your emissions hot spots.
Early access to the certified company Slack community, educational events, workshops, and additional networking opportunities.
What else is included with Certification & Measurement Support:
A hands-on guided program to lead you through certification requirements with preset deadlines, group support and 1:1 check-ins.
The Brand Emissions Estimator
License to Climate Neutral’s carbon measurement platform, the Brand Emissions Estimator (BEE).
Measurement and Reduction Coaching
Measurement and Reduction coaching includes specified 1:1 touchpoints and group workshops as well as chat and email support.
The Brand License Fee and Certification & Measurement Support fees do not include the cost of your investments in internal reductions, clean energy, or eligible verified carbon credits.
- The Certification & Measurement Support fee is due upon signing the Brand License Agreement (first-time certifying brands) and upon certification kickoff (re-certifying brands).
- The Brand License Fee is due at the end of the certification process.
- Companies with less than $5m in annual revenue are automatically opted into the Small Business Program, but can upgrade to Certification & Measurement Support by paying the Medium brand fee.
- Nonprofit organizations with emissions <1,000 tonnes receive a 50% discount.
- All fees are non-refundable.
The Brand Emissions Estimator (BEE)
NON-CERTIFYING COMPANIES and those working independently on certification may purchase a standalone license to the Brand Emissions Estimator (BEE) to begin carbon measurement.
Annual User License
End-to-end tool for measuring your brand’s cradle-to-customer carbon emissions
A full Measurement Guide, including step by step video instruction guides and FAQ
Online chat-based support and Q&A
An invitation to our #measure Slack channel for additional support