Set a powerful example – Get Accredited!

  • Reduce your website’s emissions to less than 1g CO2e per page view
  • Comply with the transparent, credible and reliable standards set by our multidisciplinary global Scientific Advisory Board
  • Improve your website’s performance and search engine rankings
  • Showcase your commitment to digital sustainability
  • Become more resilient
  • Attract more customers
  • Improve your corporate reputation and inspire confidence among your stakeholders
  • Support eight UN Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 12 on Responsible Consumption and Goal 13 on Climate Action and Goal 15 Life on land
  • Become climate positive, reducing emissions, using green energy and taking responsibility for your website’s carbon emissions

The Journey

  • 1. Commit

    Commit to <1g CO2e per website page view, green energy and carbon sequestration.

  • 2. Act

    Take the steps to lower your website’s CO2e footprint, keep it optimised, running on green energy, taking responsibility for emissions. Display your EFWA Accredited logo on your website.

  • 3. Inspire

    Trumpet your commitment and achievement to inspire others.

Our Goal

Our initial goal is to prevent 500,000 tonnes of CO2e entering the atmosphere within the decade by helping websites across the world become greener.

Take responsibility

After the initial reduction of carbon emissions of website, take responsibility for your website’s emissions. Re-forestation (including mangroves and bamboo), rewilding or regenerative farming or any other recognised and validated methods.

Support the green movement — Use green energy for your website’s hosting.

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The Process

The process is quick, flexible, and as collaborative as you want it to be.  The more you do, the more you learn and the less it costs. And we’re all different, so if it suits you better for us to do it for you we’re completely at your service. Either way, a dedicated EFWA team member will guide you through.

* Please note: EFWA does not accredit any organisation involved in fossil fuels, pornography, child labour, human trafficking, and gambling and reserves the right to reject applications that are against its ethos and values.

  • Initial audit
  • Eco-optimisation 1-page guide
  • Green hosting guide
  • Take responsibility for website’s emissions
  • Assessment audit, which may lead to further actions
  • Accreditation + logo to add to your website
  • Entry into EFWA’s Verification Directory
  • Communications resource pack
  • Quarterly maintenance audits
Your route to digital sustainability leadership

Demonstrate the highest standards of an eco-friendly website, through a collaborative and flexible accreditation process.

The cost

Our accreditation fees are scaled according to size of organisation, with special concessions to charities, social enterprises and educational institutions that we verify.

When you contact us, we will let you know the accreditation fees for the year, so that all is transparent from the start.

Our Impact

As a social enterprise, EFWA is committed to a cleaner, greener web and a sustainable world for everyone.

On our way to our own accreditation as a B Corp, we:

  • Donate 10% of our profits to:
    • educating children from disadvantaged backgrounds
    • community digital tools development
  • Promote and knowledge-share about responsible use of digital technologies

Join us in becoming a force for good and accelerating change.

How can we help you?

Get in touch to see how we can help you make a difference.

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