Definitions for "Environmental Footprint"
For an industrial setting, this is a company's environmental impact determined by the amount of depletable raw materials and nonrenewable resources it consumes to make its products, and the quantity of wastes and emissions that are generated in the process. Traditionally, for a company to grow, the footprint had to get larger. Today, finding ways to reduce the environmental footprint is a priority for leading companies.
The impact of an organisation in environmental terms (resource use, waste generation, physical environmental changes etc).
a measure of how much our individual actions impact the earth