Does the company have short-term goals related to energy reduction?
Yes. In addition to our 10-year goal to cut our environmental footprint in half by 2020 — defined as water used and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per tonne of our food produced — we have a short-term goal to reduce our energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent annually.
What is the percentage of energy used that is derived from renewable sources?
What is the percentage of energy used that is derived from non-renewable sources?
What is the amount of energy used that is derived from renewable sources at any other level than enterprise (including facility, business unit, region, etc.)?
Approximately 85 percent of the electricity used at our Napoleon, Ohio, facility is sourced from the grid, of which 9 percent is renewable energy, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Does the company utilize carbon offsets?
Yes. Plum purchases carbon offsets in the amount of the GHG emissions from the energy used in its headquarters building in Emeryville, California.
Does the company purchase any carbon credits?
Yes. Campbell and Bolthouse Farms plants in California purchase carbon credits to be in compliance with the Air Resources Board Cap-and-Trade Program.
Does the company use carbon sequestration/capture?
Does the company provide or promote mass transit or similar transportation systems that promote energy conservation?
Yes. At its World Headquarters location, the company provides shuttles to and from the local rail station.