Humans use as much ecological resources as if we lived on 1.75 Earths. The Ecological Footprint is the only metric that compares the resource demand of individuals, governments, and businesses against what Earth can renew.
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UPDATE: Read the op-ed by Mathis Wackernagel, founder and president of Global Footprint Network, and Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO and chairman of Schneider Electric, in the magazine Fortune. Ahead of Earth Overshoot Day this July 29, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced its commitment to promote one-planet compatibility as... View Full Blog
Solutions to #MoveTheDate
Global Footprint Network is unveiling something new!
We’re excited to invite you to explore and populate our new solutions platform, developed with the support of our Czech partner Mapotic.
Effective solutions to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day already exist in abundance. We believe it is possible to accelerate their implementation in the real world. How? By sharing knowledge of what works and bringing people together.