Meaning of “environmental footprint” in the English Dictionary


"environmental footprint" in Business English

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environmental footprintnoun [ C ]

uk us also ecological footprint ENVIRONMENT

the effect that a person, company, activity, etc. has on the environment, for example the amount of natural resources that they use and the amount of harmful gases that they produce:

Every organization should work towards a zero environmental footprint by conserving, restoring, and replacing the natural resources used in its operations.

(Definition of “environmental footprint” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)