Lead the way with a climate-positive website accreditation

Climate-positive Web Design

Internet contributes to 3.7% of global carbon emissions, more than aviation. Audit your website for a greener internet.

Join hundreds of businesses that are setting a example, taking simple yet powerful action by making sure your website has a net positive impact.

The World’s First Eco Accreditation for Websites

The Eco-Friendly Web Alliance (EFWA) have set the world’s first eco standard for websites.

Join us in greening the internet: The goal is to prevent 500,000 tonnes of carbon from entering the atmosphere within the decade, by reducing the carbon emissions of websites, including yours.

The EFWA are a award-winning social enterprise focused on creating a cleaner, greener internet. Their groundbreaking eco standard for websites aims to reduce unnecessary carbon emissions into the atmosphere.

Learn more about the Eco-Friendly Web Alliance here

Eco-Friendly Web Alliance (EFWA) has set the standard for climate-positive websites.

How the Accreditation Process works

1. Measure

Get started with a free audit of your website that goes beyond just the home page. We’ll cover a reasonable cross-section of your site and even check if it’s hosted using green energy.

2. Act

Keep the web pages averaging under 1 gramme of carbon per page view. Use green-hosting and take responsibility for website’s carbon footprint based on annual page views.

3. Inspire

Display the Accreditation logo on your website. Inspire others.

Questions about climate-positive website accreditation

Frequently Asked Questions

It really depends on how quickly we can make the necessary changes to meet the standard. Some meet the required standard within a week and it may typically take between 1-4 weeks.

As a means of ensuring that accreditation fees are as inclusive as possible, Accreditation fees are scaled according to the revenue of the organisation. For the latest fees, please contact us. Concessions are available for registered charities, state educational institutions, select public agencies, environmental groups, and small businesses.

1-3 years. Before your current accreditation expires, you can get started on the next accreditation cycle. We will work with you to make sure everything is in place so that your accreditation doesn’t expire between cycles.
A minimum level of 1 gram of carbon is considered achievable for most existing websites and serves as a practical starting point for carbon reduction efforts. EFWA plans to introduce a new grading system aimed at reducing the carbon footprint of websites further than that.

An independent audit process, a highly recognised accreditation

Benefits of Accreditation

Attract more customers

Your customers will recognise your sustainability efforts, leading to a positive perception of your business.

Stand out from competitors

87% of consumers will have a more positive image of a company that supports social or environmental issues (Forbes).

Improve brand reputation

Consumers’ spending decisions are increasingly influenced by their perceptions of a brand’s green credentials.

Improve your website ranking

Boost your website’s performance and search engine rankings.

Win tenders, access supply chains

Reputable sustainability credentials help firms win public tenders.

World’s first recognised eco standard

Benefit from the transparent, credible and reliable standards set by our global Scientific Advisory Board.