Carbon Neutral Printing from Imago & ClimatePartner

We are all working towards reducing our carbon footprints and cutting emissions in line with international targets. To this end, and as part of our ongoing commitment to our industry-leading ethical policies, Imago are delighted to offer you and your end customer access to carbon-neutral printing and products in co-operation with leading climate protection solutions provider, ClimatePartner.

Official ClimatePartner Brochure

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Imago and ClimatePartner Brochure


How Does It Work?

How Does It Work?

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  • Using ClimatePartner’s print industry-specific tool we can calculate the emissions of individual print projects based on factors such as raw materials, production process, and transportation.

  • The emissions can then be offset by supporting internationally certified and audited carbon offset projects such as afforestation or the replacement for fossil fuel technologies. By supporting one of these projects, you can offset the carbon emissions of your print order. 

  • You obtain full transparency through the climate-neutral label featuring a unique ID for your order. By entering the ID at you can track your carbon offset in a transparent and easy-to-follow manner.

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What are the Advantages?

What are the Advantages?

  • By creating climate neutral products, you are showing your commitment to global climate protection and supporting recognised carbon offset projects. These are projects which demonstrably reduce emissions, guaranteed by TUV certification

  • The climate neutral label helps demonstrate your commitment and increases the credibility of your sustainability strategy 

  • The unique ID helps you track and communicate the offset of calculated emissions  

  • Achieving carbon neutrality doesn’t create extra work – the calculation / offsetting is done by Imago and ClimatePartner 

  • The additional cost is equivalent to 1 – 2% of the overall production cost 

The Principles of Climate Neutrality

The Principles of Climate Neutrality

Products are termed “climate neutral” when their carbon emissions have been calculated and offset by supporting recognised carbon offset projects. In addition to avoidance and reduction, offsetting carbon emissions represents an important step in comprehensive climate protection.

Greenhouse gases like CO2 disperse uniformly throughout the atmosphere, which means the concentration of greenhouse gases is approximately the same all over the planet. Thus, the location on Earth where emissions are generated or saved is irrelevant when it comes to the global concentration of greenhouse gases and the greenhouse effect. That is why emissions that cannot be avoided locally can be mathematically offset at another location.

How do carbon offset projects work?

Carbon offset projects demonstrably save greenhouse gases through activities such as afforestation or renewable energies. Independent organisations such as TÜV, SGS, PwC, and others check the exact volume saved. The project operator can finance the project through the sale of certified emission reductions. Only projects requiring additional financial support are recognised as carbon offset projects.

Criteria for carbon offset projects

In addition to saving emissions, carbon offset projects have to meet four fundamental criteria: additionality, permanence, exclusion of double counting, and third-party auditing.

Choosing a Carbon Offset Project

When Imago and ClimatePartner joined forces to offer our customers carbon-neutral print solutions, we looked in detail at the many projects and initiatives that ClimatePartner support. We wanted to offer our customers a simple choice when it came to offsetting carbon on their project and opted to choose, as standard, the afforestation projects in Rio Kama, Nicaragua.

This project contributes to 13 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and is rooted in the protection of forests, which has particular resonance for us at Imago.

Find out more about the afforestation projects in Rio Kama, Nicaragua.

If you wanted to opt to choose an alternative initiative, you are more than welcome to do so, and the supported projects can be found within the ClimatePartner portfolio. Simply inform your Imago representative of your choice.

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Afforestation Projects in Rio Kama, Nicaragua

Compare Your Carbon Emissions

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The amount corresponds to ...

... km driven by car
... wash cycles (60°C)
... the yearly CO2-capture of beech trees
... the production of pairs of running shoes
... the production of kg of beef
... the melting of m² summerly ice in the Arctic
... economy flights from London to New York
... the yearly carbon footprint of average global citizens

Are You Interested in Carbon Neutral Printing?

Please contact us using the form below or email to find out how you can get your carbon neutral printing project started.

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Albury Court, Albury, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2LP

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Tel:    +44 (0)1844 337000

European Sales (non Latin Countries)
Languages spoken: German, English
Tel :   +44 (0)1844 337028

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