To be certified Toitū Carbon Zero means that a company or a product has undergone a comprehensive assessment of its carbon footprint and has taken meaningful actions to reduce its emissions and become more sustainable.
The certification process undergoes an assessment of the company’s or product’s carbon footprint, including emissions from energy use, transportation, and waste. The company or product must then offset any remaining emissions through the purchase of verified carbon credits.
The certification is awarded by Toitū Envirocare. Having such certification provides assurance to customers that the company and products have taken meaningful ways to reduce their carbon emissions and become more sustainable.