We at Lighthouse Sustainability are delighted to announce that we have received the Eco-Friendly Website Accreditation for our company website.
Emma Burlow, the founder of Lighthouse Sustainability said:
“Being a responsible corporate citizen is very important to us at Lighthouse Sustainability as sustainability and our social impact is something we strongly advocate and support. This accreditation recognises our digital sustainability leadership by taking responsibility to reduce the carbon footprint of your website and maintaining a low carbon threshold while we work towards a low-carbon-net zero economy.”
“Everyone at Lighthouse Sustainability is thrilled to receive the EFWA Eco-Friendly Website Accreditation and we’re proud to be one of the first organisations in the world to have a low carbon, eco-friendly website in light of high carbon emissions of the internet and websites being a key contributor to these emissions.”
About Eco-Friendly Web Alliance (EFWA)
Given enormous carbon footprint of the internet & digital technologies, the digital infrastructure, websites, digital products and services of tomorrow will have to be radically different. Eco-Friendly Web Alliance (EFWA), a multi-organisational international alliance, has developed the world’s first eco standard for websites and digital infrastructure. EFWA works with organisations around the world to help them lead the way to a more sustainable digital economy, recognising the efforts in improving carbon & energy efficiency in websites and digital infrastructure and the use of clean energy to help them be part of the solution.
Undertaking the accreditation process is part of your commitment to sustainability and the environment. EFWA standards are developed collaboratively with industry experts, advocacy groups, academia and academics, and are reviewed by a renowned scientific advisory committee.
EFWA’s mission is to accelerate the delivery of a sustainable, net zero economy by helping businesses and organisations by creating a pathway towards carbon neutrality in their websites, platforms and digital infrastructure and the use of clean green energy.
Implementing EFWA standards is another way for you to demonstrate your credentials to customers, employees and stakeholders, and showcase your commitment to sustainability by reducing the carbon footprint and energy consumption of your websites and digital platforms.
Lighthouses website is also now hosted by GreenGeeks. GreenGeeks web hosting is fast, secure and will have a positive energy footprint on the environment as they replace, with wind power credits, 3 times the amount of energy our website uses. Lighthouses website has achieved the ‘eco-friendly’ website status of 0.94 grams (under 1 gram of CO2 per page view). Quarterly audits will also be carried out to digitally cleanse the website in order to reduce our carbon footprint.