Barco ClickShare CX-50 2nd generation is one of the first carbon-neutral wireless conferencing solutions in the market. The carbon-neutral label indisputably guarantees that Barco has significantly reduced the CO2 emissions throughout the product lifecycle of the CX-50 2nd generation. The remaining amount of CO2 is offset to guarantee a real climate action.
This accomplishment is a natural extension of Barco’s values and ambitious sustainability goals to lower its own environmental footprint and that of its customers, based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The carbon footprint of the CX-50 2nd generation was calculated considering the emissions from the production process, product usage and end-of-life processing. Reducing emissions was achieved by focusing on four areas established as critical by Barco:
The remaining carbon emissions associated with the production and use of the CX-50 2nd generation are offset by the Qianbei Afforestation Project, which consists of strategically planting trees to transform wasteland into a thriving forest in the Guizhou province in South China.
The project is not only conducive to the environment but also to the local community, widening access to education, improving gender equality and giving a boost to the local economy. More than 16,000 people, of which 70% women, are employed in this project. They benefit from educational programs and additional skills consisting in forest management training, such as fire prevention or forest pest control.
“This is a great achievement for us. With one of the first carbon-neutral solutions in the industry, ClickShare sets itself apart as a trailblazer in the industry,” Stijn Henderickx, EVP Meeting & Learning Experience concludes. “It strengthens our commitment to innovate for a greener future for people and planet, and deliver to our customers the most sustainable, compliant and performant solutions for their workplace.”
Barco is a global company with headquarters in Kortrijk (Belgium). Our visualization and collaboration technology helps professionals accelerate innovation in the healthcare and enterprise and entertainment markets. We count over 3,000 visioneers, whose passion for technology is captured in over 500 unique patents.
Barco is a listed company (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) and realized sales of 1,058 million euro in 2022.
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