Your website is damaging the planet.

Take action to reduce your digital carbon footprint today.

All the information that we exchange online requires electricity to travel between data centers, networking infrastructure and end-user devices.

Globally, this adds up to approximately 2% of the global greenhouse gas emissions. That is equivalent to the entire aviation industry.

Now is the time to make your website sustainable.

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We want to make it easy for you to reduce your digital carbon footprint.

At Footprint Digital, we believe that climate change is the biggest threat humanity has ever faced. We are aware of the impact technology has on the environment, but also its potential to become a part of the solution.

Technology has always been a leader in driving innovation. We now have the unique opportunity to make digital space sustainable and more energy-efficient. We don’t need to wait for any laws or regulations. Each of us can become a part of the global movement to help solve the climate crisis.

Here are the top 10 things you can do right away:

  • Be a sustainability champion
  • Know the carbon footprint of your website
  • Switch to green hosting
  • Reduce digital waste (improve load speed & reduce file sizes)
  • Choose quality over quantity (invest in SEO, UX, and great content)
  • Reduce travel for business meetings
  • Stop buying branded products made of plastic
  • Use sustainable products when you run business meetings/events/trainings
  • Support charities that are making a difference (volunteering and/or financial support)
  • Join a movement

We’ve decided to include Digital Carbon Audit as one of the chapters of our Digital Marketing Audit. We calculate your emissions and help you know what to do. We hope that this will help continuously raise awareness of the enormous impact digital space has on the environment.

If you would like to learn more about digital sustainability, please call us on 01206 899 517 or contact our team of friendly experts.

The time to act is now. We must all contribute to protecting our environment. Together, we can make a difference.

FREE tools

You can use these tools to measure your digital carbon footprint.

Every byte matters.

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Our pledge to be 100% regenerative

Neutral is no longer good enough. We pledge to be 100% regenerative. We commit to taking action to 1) reduce our carbon emissions and 2) absorb DOUBLE the amount of carbon emissions that we produce.

100 trees for every tonne of CO2 emissions

A typical tree can absorb as much as 48 pounds (about 21.8kg) of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year. Therefore, to absorb 1 tonne of CO2 emissions, we’d need to plant about 46 trees to become carbon neutral and at least 92 trees to become 100% regenerative. Since we like round numbers, we made a pledge to plant 100 trees for every tonne of CO2 we emit as a business to become 100% regenerative. 

The tax we’re happy to pay

We’re hoping that this self-imposed ‘carbon tax’ will help contribute to a better planet and also support projects that make society better for all. This is the tax we’re happy to pay.

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it."
Robert Swan

Planting trees in Malawi

One of our directors, Tom Bowden, runs a UK-registered charity called Building Malawi. At the end of 2019, instead of sending our clients chocolates as Christmas presents, we planted 100 trees in Malawi on their behalf.

With the ever-increasing urgency of the climate crisis, we’ve decided to continue planting trees Malawi to offset the carbon emissions of our business and to become 100% regenerative.

Please join us

We can help you calculate your emissions through our digital marketing audit, reduce your digital carbon footprint and we can facilitate the planting of trees. Please get in touch with our team of friendly experts here.

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