Commitment to Action

Carbon Offset Electrification Program

Commitment by

Shaklee Corporation

In 2007, Shaklee committed to offset 100 percent of its carbon emissions through 2011. They also committed to facilitate direct emissions reductions through the installation of solar energy in a Millennium Development village in Malawi.
As of March 2011, Shaklee has met its commitment to maintain net zero U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 2006 to 2009 and has funded the testing, training, and installation of solar-powered LED lanterns in Millennium Development Villages in Malawi. They won the Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2009 as well as the Climate Counts Industry Innovator award in 2010.

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Commitment

Carbon Offset Electrification Program

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$500,000

Region

Northern America, Asia, Africa

Countries

Canada, CHINA, JAPAN, MALAWI, MALAYSIA, MEXICO, Taiwan R.O.C., United States

Commitment by

Shaklee Corporation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Green Belt Movement, Kenya, US Environmental Protection Agency, Millennium Promise