Carbon-neutral production and products

Carbon-neutral production

Faber-Castell’s own forests in Prata, south-east Brazil, capture 900,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2). This was confirmed by TÜV Rheinland® in 2012. The 10,000 hectares of forests therefore not only secure our sustainable wood needs, but also help decrease the burden on the atmosphere through photosynthesis, in which CO2 is converted into biomass. This means that the pine trees and the natural forests in Prata, compensate the climate- relevant carbon footprint of Faber-Castell production sites around the world. One third of the forests remain natural and have become a habitat for rare plant and animal species. In addition to conserving resources, respect for the environment also plays a key role for Faber-Castell.

Carbon-neutral production

We contribute to climate protection through the annual calculation and management of our carbon footprint at all production sites. The emissions are compensated through the sequestration of carbon in our forests in Brazil.

ISO 9001 / ISO 14001

All production sites in the Faber-Castell Group are certi- fied according to the international norms to ensure that the quality and environmental protection standards are met.

Carbon-neutral production

The CO2 emissions caused by the manufacturing process of this product are neutralized by certified projects.  

Carbon neutral production

Kids in nature

Here you find a selection of our carbon-neutral produced products

Colour Grip colour pencil, cardboard wallet of 36
Colour Grip Children of the world pencil triangular 10+3
Colour Grip Children of the world pencil triangular 20+3
Colour Grip colour pencil, tin of 24
Colour Grip colour pencil, wallet of 12 with special colours

Carbon-neutral products

What is the actual climate impact of a product along the supply chain, i.e. from raw material procurement to disposal – except for the usage of the product? Calculating a product's footprint generates transparency in the supply chain, forms the basis for product improvements and changes to reduce environmental impact, and is relevant to eco-conscious customer purchase decisions. 

We have been working with ClimatePartner on this since 2021. Initially, an analysis was conducted that included the highlighters, Multimark pens, fabric and laundry markers made by Faber-Castell. The results in terms of the impact of various raw materials, packaging and transport routes are used to make products more sustainable. 

The greenhouse gas (CO2 among others) compensation is done via internationally certified climate protection projects. In addition, Faber-Castell supports the “Plastic Bank” project that combines social and environmental factors by offering to exchange plastic waste gathered on the coasts of developing countries for money or food. For 50% of the compensated tons, ten kilograms of plastic waste are collected for every ton of CO2.

Solar energy in India and Plastic Bank: https://fpm.climatepartner.com/tracking/project/details/16467-2105-1001/1087/en 

Wind energy in Brazil: https://fpm.climatepartner.com/tracking/project/details/16467-2105-1001/1138/en 
 

Climate Partner

Carbon-neutral product

All greenhouse gas emissions incurred in material extraction and production as well as transport to our production sites are compensated for through internally certified climate protection projects (see above) in cooperation with ClimatePartner. In addition, the delivery of our products to the customers is offset. The greenhouse gas emissions generated in production at Faber-Castell are offset by our company-owned forest in Prata, Brazil (TÜV Rheinland certified).

ClimatePartner

Carbon-neutral products whose greenhouse gas emissions are calculated and compensated for through the support of internationally certified climate protection projects (see above). 
https://fpm.climatepartner.com/tracking/16467-2105-1001/en 
 

Here you find a selection of our carbon-neutral products

Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, wallet of 8
Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, red
Textliner 46 Superfluorescent, wallet of 4, assorted
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, yellow
Textliner 46 Pastel, wallet of 4
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, orange
Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, blue
Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, green
Multimark overhead marker permanent, F, black
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, F, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, F, red
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, F, blue
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, F, green
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, F, black
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, wallet of 8
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, red
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, blue
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, green
Multimark overhead marker permanent, S, black
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, S, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, S, red
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, S, blue
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, S, green
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, S, black
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, wallet of 8
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, red
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, blue
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, green
Multimark overhead marker permanent, M, black
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, M, wallet of 4
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, M, red
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, M, blue
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, M, green
Multimark overhead marker water-soluble, M, black
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, wallet of 4
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, wallet of 6
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, yellow
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, orange
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, red
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, pink
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, blue
Textliner 48 Superfluorescent, green
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, red
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, pink
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, violet
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, blue
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, green
Textliner 46 Superflourescent, wallet of 8
Highlighter TL 46 Pastel silk grey
Textliner 46 Pastel, rosé
Textliner 46 Pastel, apricot
Textliner 46 Pastel, lilac
Textliner 46 Pastel, pale blue
Textliner 46 Pastel, turquoise
Textliner 46 Pastel, wallet of 8
Highlighter TL 46 metallic pearl rose
Highlighter TL 46 metallic wallet of 4
Highlighter TL 46 metallic glamorous gold
Highlighter TL 46 metallic shiny silver
Highlighter TL 46 metallic brilliant ruby
Textile Marker, 5 colours
Textile Marker Set, 4 Baby-Colours and 1x black

Our ecological commitment

Ecological
Our company-owned forests in Brazil make a major contribution
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Plastic alternatives
The use of alternatives for conventional plastic.
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Find out more about sustainability at Faber-Castell

Social
Social commitment has been part of our approach to corporate responsibility for many generations.
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Economic
We are the world’s leading and the oldest manufacturer of wood-cased pencils.
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Sustainability Reports
You will find more information summarized in our Sustainability Reports.
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