Jump to the Content

Has humanity’s Ecological Footprint reached its peak?

You can't manage what
you can't measure

The Ecological Footprint is the only scaleable sustainability metric for individuals, governments, and businesses.

Passionate about data?

Check out our
Ecological Footprint Explorer
open data platform.

What is your impact?

Calculate your Ecological
Footprint and personal
Overshoot Day.
Featured Press Release

York University to use Footprint to calculate world’s progress on key U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

TORONTO, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – York University will lead an international research collaboration using the Ecological Footprint to calculate how well countries are managing their natural resources and meeting their United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. York University has been chosen by California- and Switzerland-based nonprofit Global Footprint Network to produce its National Footprint Accounts. These accounts... View Full Press Release

Country Overshoot Days

A country’s overshoot day is the date that Earth Overshoot Day would fall if all of humanity consumed like the people in this country.

country overshoot day infographic
Country Overshoot Days are calculated with Global Footprint Network’s National Footprint Accounts. More ›

Join us in creating a world where people,
planet, and economies thrive.