In 2020 they achieved, through a large investment, net carbon dioxide emissions equal to zero.
Unity is committed to fully mitigate carbon emissions to help fight climate change. The effort made by Unity Technologies led it to achieve net carbon dioxide emissions equal to zero, offsetting the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere thanks to its policy changes and the purchase of carbon credits.
Unity achieved net carbon dioxide emissions equal to zero in 2020In an interview of Game Developer to Jessica Lindl, Vice President of Social Impact and education, shared that the company has invested around Half a million dollars in carbon offsetting for “collateral benefits” to local communities. He also confessed that he was considering investing in carbon storage projects.
They seek to partner with groups that support strategies against climate changeRegarding direct measures to reduce emissions, Lindl explained that the emissions arising from employee travel are a very small part of the global ones, although they are also working to make travel emit less CO2. Nevertheless, more than 75% of carbon emissions of the company come from goods used to support the company, Lindl gave the example of a printer and the entire process that involves its manufacture, transportation, energy to use it, and has confirmed that they are analyzing the entire supply chain to find ways to reduce emissions.
The other great bet of Unity to alleviate the carbon footprint is “finance align and partner” with groups that bring a new approach to the industry that goes through environmental protection. A few months ago, at the company there were a series of protests by employees for not knowing what projects they were carrying out for the US military, and the contract of more than a decade with the army has come to the fore again. , before the possibility of cutting ties with those companies or polluting organisms. Lindl recalled that not all the amount of carbon emitted by the military is “specific to Unity” and insisted that the strategy goes through new partnerships with groups focused on climate. Unity has also joined the Science Based Targets initiative, focused on businesses that share the goal of helping prevent global temperature from rising 1.5ºC.
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