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Expanding Our Calculator’s Footprint

Our biggest feat this year was launching a new mobile-friendly Footprint Calculator just in time for Earth Overshoot Day, which allows users to calculate their Footprint and their personal Overshoot Day. We were blown away by the number of users... Read More

The Huge (or Tiny) Ecological Footprint of Cannabis

What is the Ecological Footprint of pot? Global Footprint Network tackled that question recently in an analysis of the Ecological Footprint of medical cannabis production in three locations—Colombia, Washington, and Colorado—for PharmaCielo, a Colombian medical cannabis producer headquartered in Canada.... Read More

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