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To improve our impact, we must first measure it.

We identify and assess our greatest activities of impact through greenhouse gas accounting across our Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. We also assess climate-related risks and opportunities.
The details of these assessments are in our publicly available CDP Climate Change responses, found here.
We neutralize 100% of our Scope 1 and 2 emissions through carbon offset projects and renewable energy credits.
Scope 1 Owned & Controlled Operations On-site fuel combustion from heating and cooling our operations and fleet vehicles. vehicles 2019: 1,608 tCO2e
2020: 1,278 tCO2e
2021: 1,560 tCO2e
2022: 1,888 tCO2e
Scope 2 Owned & Controlled Operations Purchased electricity for use across owned & controlled operations. 2019: 2,539 tCO2e
2020: 2,141 tCO2e
2021: 2,936 tCO2e
2022: 3,496 tCO2e
Scope 3 Indirect Emissions from Non-Owned Processes across Our Value Chain Raw materials & fabric production
Finished-goods production
Third-party logistics
Business travel
Capital good production
Operational waste
Product use & end-of-product life
Employee commuting
Fuel- & energy-related activities
2019: 274,799 tCO2e
2020: 247,005 tCO2e
2021: 446,097 tCO2e
2022: 781,421 tCO2e
Offsetting Our Impacts
We neutralize emissions across our Support Offices, Boutiques, Distribution Centres and fleet vehicles. This accounts for the electricity consumed, fuel used and natural gas emitted across our managed operations.

How do we neutralize our emissions? Is this a long-term solution?

1. We reduce energy use
2. We source renewable electricity
3. We offset remaining emissions

This approach ensures that the carbon we emit through owned or controlled sources, and through our purchased electricity, is 100% equal to the carbon we prevent or sequester from the earth’s atmosphere.

Recognizing that offset and renewable energy credits have a limited impact, we are currently assessing our renewables strategy to find long-term climate solutions across our supply chain.
Reducing Energy Use
We make efforts to reduce energy consumption in our Support Offices, Boutiques, and Distribution Centres.

Today, energy-efficient LEDs make up 100% of lighting across our Boutiques, and we are steadily increasing adoption in our owned Distribution Centres and Vancouver Support Offices as well.
Sourcing Renewable Electricity
For every unit of electricity used across our operations, we purchase the equivalent in Renewable Energy Credits (RECs).

RECs support the renewable energy market by creating more demand. Our purchase of RECs supports wind energy products in Canada and the USA.
Offsetting Remaining Emissions
Carbon offsets are issued by projects that actively reduce or remove carbon in the atmosphere — every carbon offset equals one tonne of carbon dioxide (tCO2e).

To offset the carbon emitted using natural gas across our operations and fleet vehicles, we’ve invested in certified projects that create climate, community and biodiversity benefits through conservation activities.