Environmental Sustainability

We are committed to reducing our environmental footprint—from our greenhouse gas emissions to our water use and waste—and enabling our customers to reduce theirs. Our remote work model reduces business travel and work-related commutes. We’re leaning into this opportunity and finding other ways to support a more sustainable world.

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Our Areas of Impact

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Reducing our impact

Upwork has achieved carbon neutral operations since 2019. We’ve also reduced our Scope 1 and 2 emissions to nearly zero and have offset most of our Scope 3 emissions, including those from remote work.

Committing to transparency

We are committed to disclosing our corporate governance around environmental risks and opportunities. We methodically assess and report our environmental performance data on an annual basis.

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Connecting companies and freelancers focused on sustainability

Our work marketplace connects companies with independent experts in climate science, resource use efficiency, supply chain management, and other sustainability topics.

Search Upwork for talent specializing in sustainability, renewable energy, carbon accounting and other in-demand categories to connect with the talent you need.

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