Go the extra mile
Customers of Australia and New Zealand's no 1 outdoor brand Kathmandu, will be able to offset part of their environmental impact at checkout. By paying $2.00, Kathmandu customers transacting online will contribute directly to offsetting projects in Australia and New Zealand.
The offering is a result of a new partnership between Kathmandu and carbon offsetting envirotech company, CarbonClick who make climate action easier for businesses and customers via fully traceable offsetting with high-quality projects.
The offsetting delivered by this partnership will promote reforestation projects in Australia and New Zealand. The Everdale Native Regeneration project in New South Wales, and Flax Hills Forever Forest project in Kaikōura, which are fully transparent and traceable by customers. Each project is registered under the Australian Emissions Reduction Fund, and the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme respectively.
Like Kathmandu and its parent group KMD Brands, CarbonClick is B Corp certified. B Corps are businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
“This partnership delivers a great opportunity for environmentally conscious customers to participate in offsetting while shopping online. At CarbonClick, we know that there is an increasing awareness and appetite amongst consumers to make a difference with their purchasing decisions. This partnership not only delivers on that demand but also sets an example for the sector, and in doing so makes a tangible, positive impact on the planet,” Dave Rouse, Chief Executive Officer, CarbonClick.
A certified B Corp, Kathmandu was founded in 1987 in New Zealand and specialises in quality clothing and equipment for outdoor adventures. Kathmandu has a galvanising purpose to improve the wellbeing of the world through the outdoors. With a focus on expertly designed, technical and responsibly made apparel and gear, Kathmandu products are available in 153 retail stores across ANZ and online at www.kathmandu.com.au and www.kathmandu.co.nz
CarbonClick helps businesses and individuals take meaningful climate action with simple and transparent carbon offsetting. CarbonClick’s platform enables businesses to tackle emissions that cannot yet be reduced, by empowering companies and individuals to offset carbon via highly vetted climate projects that align with UN Sustainable Development Goals. CarbonClick provides end-to-end transparency to both businesses and consumers, ensuring everyone engaged is able to see the direct impact of the offsetting. Headquartered in New Zealand, CarbonClick has achieved B Corp certification for its commitment to use business as a force for good, meeting and maintaining the highest standard of social and environmental impact.
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