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We need a new Footprint Calculator!

Are you one of the two million people who used our Ecological Footprint Calculator last year?If so, you know it’s value and impact. You also know an update of the calculator is overdue. Help us make it even more accessible,... Read More

Vancouver kicks off neighborhood Footprint campaign

This week, residents in three Vancouver neighborhoods start tracking their food consumption, waste patterns, and transportation habits for 14 days. They’ll repeat the same exercise one year from now. Their goal: reduce their Ecological Footprint by at least 15 percent... Read More

City Footprints: Data for Action

City-level Footprint assessments can be used to positively reinforce collective public achievements thus far. They can also help design sustainability policies to reach more ambitious goals going forward. Using a top-down approach that allow for shareable standards and useful comparability... Read More

Meet our new Development Manager

We would like to introduce you to the latest addition to our team: Judith (Judy) Sissener, our new Development Manager, who will coordinate all of our fundraising efforts. Judy manages fund development strategy and activities, including our relationships with foundations... Read More

Check out our new look!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our newly redesigned our website. We believe the new site, with its fresh, modern look, should be easier to navigate and better explains our work. Please check it out at www.footprintnetwork.org and... Read More

North Rhine-Westphalia releases Ecological Footprint analysis

If the global population lived like citizens of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), we would need 3.3 Earths, according to a report presented by the German state’s environmental minister in a press conference in Düsseldorf in December. The Ecological Footprint was the... Read More