Logitech today announced that carbon impact labels will be placed on all product packaging and official websites. The company said the labels will first appear in gaming products later this year, with the goal of integrating into all product portfolios by 2025. In an interview withmedia The Verge, Logitech chief executive Blake Darrell said: “Just as many years ago, as in food packaging, I think carbon levels should be a choice for consumers. “
The numbers you see on the label represent the total carbon life cycle of the product. This indicates the amount of carbon carbon carbon that is used throughout the life cycle of the product, including the procurement, manufacture, sale and actual use of the materials of the product. Prakash Arunkundrum, Logitech’s head of global operations, told The Verge that the label was designed by Logitech itself.
In a press release, Logitech said it calculates the carbon impact internally, but also works with third-party organizations, including Natural Capital Partners and iPoint Group. Logitech said it would publish on its website a methodology for measuring carbon impacts and agreements in the future.