This is the company’s first major milestone announcement in its commitment to become a net zero brand by 2030
New Delhi : Crocs, Inc. (NADSAQ: CROX), a global leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men and children, proudly announces that as part of the company’s commitment to achieve net zero by 2030, it has begun introducing a new bio-based Croslite
At 3.94 kg CO2 eq. per pair of Classic Clogs, Crocs
What sets Crocs apart is that with the introduction of this new bio-based Croslite
In partnership with Dow®, a global materials science company, this “shoe of the future” incorporates new ECOLIBRIUM
“At Crocs, we recognize the important role companies play in creating a world where everyone is comfortable in their own shoes,” said Crocs CEO Andrew Rees. “By starting with our iconic product, backed by a first-to-market solution, we’re taking a bold step forward to create lower carbon footprint footwear while making it inherently simple for our partners and consumers to join us on our journey to net zero.”
This new bio-based material will be used in shoes that incorporate Crocs’ proprietary Croslite
In July of 2021, Crocs announced its commitment to become a net zero company by 2030, noting the commitment will address the entire value chain. In addition to introducing bio-based Croslite
Crocs will also invest in resource use, including transitioning to renewably sourced energy in its offices and distribution centers. In addition to reduction efforts across the entire value chain, Crocs will purchase carbon credits to offset any remaining emissions, leveraging the most impactful sources available.
*Carbon footprint reduction based upon Classic Clog footprint, utilizing July 2021 footprint of 3.94 kg CO2eq. as baseline. This metric was calculated using the Higg Product Module 1.0 at Higg.org. This calculation was conducted internally, was 3rd party verified, and represents a cradle to grave impact.