Infographic: See How Seventh Generation Reduced its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 11% from 2012-2013
As a company with the next seven generations in our view, we care deeply about climate change, one of the greatest challenges facing our time. Our greenhouse gas emissions per metric ton of product decreased 11 percent from 2012 – 2013 although our absolute emissions increased 4.5 percent. We will review our GHG emission reduction approach to ensure that we are driving the needed change.
Our decrease in GHG emissions intensity is due to the combined effect of these initiatives:
- The use of plant-based ingredients which generally have lower carbon footprints than petroleum-based choices (See USDA Biobased Certification)
- A decentralized network of distribution centers that reduce shipping product transport distances
- Packaging that maximizes recycled materials
Read more in our 2013 Corporate Conciousness Report
ABOUT SEVENTH GENERATION
Seventh Generation is committed to being the most trusted brand of household and personal-care products for your living home. Our products are healthy solutions for the air, surfaces, fabrics, pets and people within your home -- and for the community and environment outside of it. Seventh Generation also offers baby products that are safe for your children and the planet. The company derives its name from the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy that states, "In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." Every time you use a Seventh Generation product you are making a difference by saving natural resources, reducing pollution, and making the world a better place for this and the next seven generations.
For information on Seventh Generation cleaning, paper, baby and feminine personal care products, to find store locations, and explore the company's website visit www.seventhgeneration.com.