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11/08/2021

Garden of Life garners carbon neutral certification

Garden of Life will feature the Carbonfund.org Carbonfree seal on all of its products.

Garden of Life has achieved a major milestone.

Recently, the Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.-based company announced that it has been certified carbon neutral by Carbonfund.org Foundation.

In the wake of this news, the company also shared that the Carbonfund.org Carbonfree seal will be featured on every single one of its products, including its recently launched Dr. Formulated MD Proteins.

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a sign above a green field

“We can’t make the products we love at Garden of Life without a thriving environment that can produce clean, organic ingredients,” said Brian Ray, president of Garden of Life. “Becoming certified Carbonfree is not just the right thing to do — it’s critical for ensuring clean nutrition for generations to come.”

To become Carbonfree certified, Garden of Life worked with SustainaBase to create a data-driven approach to measure its carbon footprint throughout its entire supply chain. From there, the company was able to identify its carbon emission reduction opportunities.

As a way to creatively share this news, the brand worked with earthworks artist Stan Herd to create a larger-than-life message in an organic alfalfa field outside of Lawrence, Kan.  

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“It felt disingenuous to declare we’ve achieved carbon neutrality in a way that didn’t serve the Earth,” Ray said. “We wanted to document this exciting milestone for our company and share it widely, but deliver it in the most sustainable way.”

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