- environmental footprint
- environmental footprint UK US noun [C] (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.
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