Ecological footprinting

Earth in a bottle

The ecological footprint is an established, comprehensive indicator of sustainability as it links consumption (of countries, companies or products) to the Earthís carrying capacity. As an environmental metric it offers a more comprehensive assessment of sustainability than the carbon footprint as it also considers renewable resources. It is actively promoted by the WWF and the Global Footprint Network, created in 1993 it is now in wide use by governments, communities, and businesses to monitor current ecological resource balances and to plan for the future.

Product, service, or organisation

Carbon Decisions, as a partner organisation of the Global Footprint Network, can calculate the ecological footprint for your product, service or organisation. Our typical analysis includes :