When we think sustainable, we usually think of plastic waste & recycling; but what about the digital realm? What is the impact of the web on our natural resources?
The internet pollutes more annually than the entire aviation industry.
Data centers around the world use more energy than the whole of UK.
The internet accounts for about 10% of global electricity consumption.
The web collectively accounts for 4% of our greenhouse gas emissions.
As signed members of the Sustainable Web Manifesto we strive to minimize our carbon footprint and look for ways to improve our sustainability efforts.
Embracing sustainability in our work.
The services we provide and services we use will be powered by renewable energy.
The products and services we provide will use the least amount of energy and material resources possible.
The products and services we provide will be accessible, allow for the open exchange of information, and allow users to control their data.
The products and services we provide will not mislead or exploit users in their design or content.
The products and services we provide will support an economy that nourishes people and planet.
The products and services we provide will function in the times and places where people need them most.
For emissions we can't yet mitigate, we plant trees to offset our carbon footprint.
We have partnered with One Tree Planted, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to global reforestation. We are honored to have reforestation through One Tree Planted as an integral part of our business model.
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Measure your impact.
You can’t improve anything that you can’t measure. Estimate your web carbon footprint and set targets for carbon reduction.
Efficient web products.
Make your web product more data-efficient with less page weight and fewer clicks to reduce CO2 emissions.
Make the most impact by switching to a hosting provider that runs on 100% renewable or solar energy.
Since trees play a vital role in the balancing of CO2 and oxygen levels; planting trees is a great way to offset your carbon impact.