Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions - January 14, 2022
Parachute Sets Goal of Carbon Neutral by 2022
Parachute, a bath, apparel, decor and furniture company, announced its commitment to become certified carbon neutral by April 22, 2022, by measuring and offsetting the company’s entire footprint with verified carbon credits.
“At Parachute, we have always put a focus on sustainability, and we take pride in offering premium quality, long-lasting and responsibly-made products that our customers can feel good about. Now, we are taking that one step further by publicly setting actionable goals that we believe will benefit employees, partners, customers, and our planet,” said Ariel Kaye, founder and CEO of Parachute in a statement. “We know there is a lot of work ahead of us, but we believe in doing our part to help create a sustainable future for our industry.”
Parachute’s new commitments are comprised of short-term and long-term goals that focus on improving operations, sourcing, supply chain, and brand offerings. The company will launch a circular program, the Recycled Down Pillow in 202 that is made of a recycled cotton shell and filled with sanitized down from returned Parachute pillows.
The company will launch its Fair Trade® Certified products in 2022 with plans to expand the qualifying assortment in 2023, to signify products are made in environments that meet rigorous social, environmental, and economic standards.