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Back in the early 2000s, finding a reusable, stainless steel water bottle was nearly impossible. Plastic was the go-to choice. But that all changed when Klean Kanteen entered the scene in 2004. They were one of the first to offer BPA-free stainless-steel bottles, sparking a sustainability revolution.
Today, Klean Kanteen is an international brand, inspiring countless companies to create their own reusable stainless-steel products. In this blog, we’ll explore how Klean Kanteen is committed to sustainability, from carbon-neutral manufacturing to 1% for the Planet membership. Join us as we dive into the world of Klean Kanteen and their mission to create a more resilient and sustainable planet.
Leading the Way Towards Sustainability
A Commitment to Sustainability
Klean Kanteen is a family and employee-owned company, which means that they’re committed to creating a positive work environment and sustainable products. Their employees are encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas, and they donate 1% of every purchase to organisations working to make the world a more resilient and sustainable place.
Certified Climate Neutral Brand
Sustainability is deeply embedded in Klean Kanteen’s DNA, as they understand the substantial climate impact of production and shipping. Since 2019, Klean Kanteen proudly bears the title of a certified climate-neutral brand, awarded by the nonprofit organisation Climate Neutral. Through their active efforts to reduce their carbon footprint, they have achieved a remarkable milestone – becoming 100% carbon neutral in manufacturing and product delivery. Having successfully navigated a meticulous three-step process, Klean Kanteen now stands as a global exemplar of complete carbon neutrality, encompassing the production and distribution of their products across the globe.
Investing in a Sustainable Future
Klean Kanteen understands the urgency of emissions reduction. Recognising the importance of immediate action, they not only focus on reducing their carbon footprint but also invest in high-quality offsets verified by independent third parties. Through innovative measures such as emissions reductions, renewable energy adoption, and offsets, Klean Kanteen is leading the way towards a sustainable future.
Giving Back through 1% for the Planet
Klean Kanteen invests 1% of every purchase into organisations working hard to make the world a more resilient and sustainable place. Through their 1% for the Planet membership, they have donated over 3.6 million dollars to organisations doing significant work in key areas of focus: plastic pollution, safe consumer products, land and water conservation, and outdoor stewardship.
Building a Culture of Trust and Sustainability
A Family-like Work Environment
Klean Kanteen has built a company culture that fosters trust, instils respect, and creates inspiration. Co-owner / Co-CEO Michelle Kalberer emphasises the importance of caring for their people, saying, “Caring for our people is as easy as breathing. It comes naturally because it’s derived from love.” Their commitment to creating a positive work environment translates into exceptional products that you can trust.
Encouraging Employee Collaboration
Every Klean Kanteen employee, regardless of position or tenure, is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas to help the company grow and evolve. With an ethos closer to a family than anything else, Klean Kanteen values the input and contributions of their employees.
Leading the B Corporation Movement
Certified B Corporation
Klean Kanteen is a Certified B Corp, prioritising social and environmental impact in addition to profit. B Corps are businesses that balance purpose and profit and are verified by B Lab, meeting rigorous standards of performance, accountability, and transparency. With over 3,200 B Corps in 71 countries, they are driving a global movement for a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
Making a Positive Impact
B Corps go beyond green labels and empty claims. They are held accountable by organisations like B Lab to ensure they make real decisions for the betterment of people and the planet. By promoting sustainable practices and preventing greenwashing, B Corps drive a shift towards a more inclusive and sustainable economy. They also empower employees to act and contribute to their communities through volunteer service.
Join the Movement for Responsible Business
Join the movement for responsible business and be part of the change with Klean Kanteen and Premier Brands! Let’s make conscious decisions by aligning our values with our purchases. Together, we can shape a better future and create a more resilient and sustainable planet.
Klean Kanteen is a brand that understands the urgency of sustainability. Through their commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, investing in a sustainable future, and promoting a positive work culture, they are leaders in the sustainability movement. As a Certified B Corp, Klean Kanteen prioritises social and environmental impact, setting an example for other businesses to follow.
If you are looking for a sustainable and high-quality water bottle, Klean Kanteen is a great option. Let’s join Klean Kanteen in changing the world through conscious decisions and ask ourselves, “Who will I choose to B?”
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