Logitech Commits to Ambitious 1.5°C Climate Pledge and 100% Renewable Electricity Goal
Company’s Entire Gaming Portfolio Certified CarbonNeutral ®
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Logitech Designing for Sustainability (Graphic: Business Wire)
“For more than a decade,
Logitechcommits to support the Paris Agreement, pledging to establish science-based targets to limit its greenhouse gas emissions to support the ambitious 1.5°C trajectory by 2050. The Company is participating in the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), and supporting science-based objectives that can be measured across industry and across the globe to affect the real change needed now.
As a member of RE100,
Logitechcommits to source 100% of the Company’s global electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2030. The Company is working to hit the target early - it has already achieved 75% renewable electricity consumption due to its early efforts at its Lausanne, Switzerlandand Cork, Irelandoffices which now run on 100% renewable electricity. The Logitechmanufacturing plant in Suzhou, China, is also a certified CarbonNeutral® building through the purchase of renewable electricity and carbon offsets, reducing 17,000 tonnes of carbon each year.
Logitechhas long tracked and reported on its sustainable efforts and will now formally align with the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This commitment represents a transformational but natural next step in the Company’s sustainability journey.
Logitechexpands beyond carbon-neutral operations to carbon-neutral products. All Logitechgaming products are now certified CarbonNeutral®, in accordance with the Carbon Neutral Protocol which is managed by Natural Capital Partners. The carbon footprint of the materials, design, manufacturing, and shipment of all Logitech G and ASTRO Gaming products have been reduced to net-zero emissions. Logitechcommits to maintain carbon neutral gaming products and intends to expand the certification to other product categories in the future.
Designing For Sustainability
The biggest opportunities to reduce a product’s environmental impact come early in the design process when key decisions about a product are made. Logitech’s teams across all business groups are integrating environmental impact assessments into new product designs, alongside cost, customer experience, manufacturing, and technical innovation. Each category is exploring how product materials are sourced, assembled, shipped, used and, ultimately, disassembled and recycled. Already the company has converted to sustainable packaging on multiple new Logitech G and MX Master 3 products, started to introduce recycled plastic in its mice, keyboards, and webcams, and removed PVC from new product cables and feasible external parts.
“As an award-winning design company, we are making a pledge to future generations that we will use our leadership in design not only to create a great customer experience but to do so in a way that is sustainable for the planet,” continued Darrell. “We want to leave our mark on the future. We know that mark can be positive or negative, depending on the large and small decisions we make every day.”
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Head of Global Corporate & Employee Communications - USA
Corporate Communications - Europe
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