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Myspace & sustainability


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Sustainability summary

Myspace has achieved the E-label, because there's no concrete policy in place on climate, environment or labor conditions. According to us, it's hard to see the effort Myspace is making on sustainability. Therefore, more policy and transparancy is needed.

Brand owner: Viant Holdings, Inc.
Head office: Irvine, CA, USA
Sector: Websites
Categories : Social & Share
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Myspace sustainability score report

Last edited: 9 January 2017 by Bianca F.
Last reviewed: 9 January 2017 by Mario

Questions about Climate Change/ Carbon Emissions

0 out of 9
1. Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce or compensate carbon emissions ? Myspace does not openly communicate a policy to reduce climate emissions, if indeed the brand has one. Sustainability information should be easily accessible to enable consumers to make more responsible choices. Source
2. Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual absolute carbon footprint of its 'own operations' (Scope 1 & 2) and has the brand already reduced or compensated 10% of these emissions in the last 5 years? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
3. Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce the carbon footprint of its 'own operations' by at least 20% within the next 5 years? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
4. Is at least 10% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
5. Is at least 25% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
6. Is at least 50% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
7. Is 100% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
8. Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1,5? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source
9. Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1,25? See remark for carbon emissions policy question 1. Source

Questions about Environmental Policy

0 out of 5
1. Does the brand (company) publish a water and/or land use footprint and is there a policy to minimize, reduce or compensate this footprint? Myspace does not communicate concrete information regarding efforts to minimise the impact of its water and / or land use. Source
2. Does the brand (company) have clear objectives to minimize waste, by reducing, re-using and recycling, and does the brand annually report the results? Myspace does not communicate concrete information regarding efforts to minimise the impact of its waste generation. Source
3. Does the brand (company) have a corporate policy for environmentally responsible disposal of e-waste? Myspace does not communicate tangible information on a policy for safe disposal of e-waste. Source
4. Does the brand have a policy to seek out suppliers and/or service providers that conduct their business in environmentally responsible ways and does the brand provide concrete examples of this policy? Myspace does not provide concrete information on a procurement policy for other suppliers and/or service providers which includes environmental criteria. Source
5. Does the brand have a concrete environmental procurement policy for all electronics used - including servers? Myspace does not provide clear information on a procurement policy for electronic devices and servers which includes environmental criteria, such as avoidance of electronic devices containing suspect chemical groups. Source

Questions about Labour Conditions/ Fair Trade

0 out of 2
1. Does the brand have a policy to seek out suppliers and/or service providers who conduct their business in more socially responsible ways and does the brand provide concrete examples of this policy? Myspace does not provide concrete information on a procurement policy for its office devices which includes social criteria to improve the labour conditions in the production chain. Source
2. Does the brand have a concrete socially responsible procurement policy for all electronics used - including servers? Myspace does not provide clear information on a procurement policy for electronic devices and servers which includes social criteria to improve the labour conditions in the production chain, such as avoidance of electronic devices containing conflict minerals. Source