The internet's contribution to global carbon emissions stands at 3.7%, emphasising the need for organisations to take the lead in reducing emissions, demonstrating accountability, and setting a strong example.
Major Digital Ltd
Averages under 1g of CO2e per page view
Site takes responsibility for its carbon footprint through insetting or high-integrity Gold Standard/Verified Carbon Standard nature/community projects. Adjusted every year.
A climate-positive website is one that has web pages mesauring under 1 gram of carbon per page view. Site uses renewable energy powered hosting services than using that use standard grid energy. If the site is already not green-hosted it has made a pledge to be green-hosted within six months. The site takes responsibility for its carbon footprint yearly, and going beyond that for the year through insetting or high-integrity high-integrity Gold Standard or Verified Carbon Standard projects, going below zero emissions.
The site undergoes audits every quarter to check against the criteria to maintain the climate-positive website standard. The proces detailed here
Our scientific advisory board ensures the integrity of the process through regular reviews and progressions.