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EPA Climate Leader

Shaklee is dedicated to acting as a catalyst for change and setting an example for environmental leadership.

The company will continue to work to offset 100 percent of CO2 generated annually by Shaklee operations in order to achieve a net zero impact on the environment.

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  • 1998: Shaklee becomes a Charter Partner of the U.S. EPA's Climate Wise Program, which set aggressive corporate-wide greenhouse gas reduction goals.
  • 2000: Shaklee is the first company in the world to obtain Climate Neutral™ certification and totally offset its CO2 emissions, resulting in a net zero impact on the environment.
  • 2002: Shaklee received the Climate Protection Award from the EPA.
  • 2006: Shaklee joined the EPA Climate Leader's program and pledges to maintain net zero US greenhouse gas emissions through 2009.
  • 2007: Shaklee is the first consumer products company to offset 100% of CO2 emissions through the EPA Climate Leaders program and use 100% green power.
  • 2008: Shaklee named to the Top 20 Retail Partner list by the EPA Green Power Partnership in recognition of being a top purchaser of green power.
  • 2009: Roger Barnett is honored with a Clean Air Award by Breathe California in recognition of Shaklee
Corporation's contributions to reducing global warming and improving air quality.
  • 2009: Shaklee is honored with the Business Environmental Award for Sustainability from Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet.
  • 2009: Shaklee is honored with a Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of the company's commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation's voluntary green power market.
  • 2010: In September 2010, EPA announced the Climate Leaders Program was ending. We will continue to measure our carbon footprint and maintain net zero emissions.

Progress Towards Goal Completion

  • Shaklee was able to reduce natural gas use by 7% in company headquarters from 2013 to 2014.
  • Shaklee uses 100% green power for electricity.
  • Between 2006 and 2008, Shaklee planted 1,000,000 trees as part of its Million Trees campaign.

Goal Achievement

  • 2009: The US Environmental Protection Agency recognizes Shaklee as a Climate Leaders goal achiever for maintaining net zero greenhouse gas emissions from 2006-2009.
  • 2010: In September 2010, EPA announced the Climate Leaders Program was ending. We will continue to measure our carbon footprint and maintain net zero emissions.
  • 2011: Despite the dissolution of the EPA Climate Leaders Program, Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint and maintain net zero emissions.
  • 2012: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint and maintain net zero emissions, as well as participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2013: Shaklee continues to maintain net zero emissions and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2014: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2015: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2016: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2017: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2018: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2019: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA's Green Power Partnership.
  • 2020: Shaklee continues to measure our carbon footprint, maintain net zero emissions, and participate in the EPA’s Green Power Partnership.