Sustainability & Accessibility
This website minimizes environmental impact and prioritizes accessibility and inclusion.
We‘ve taken proactive measures to mitigate the environmental footprint of this website and to minimize its impact on the planet. This page presents a sample of our efforts and, as available, associated results.
We optimized images, media, and the website overall to have a lower impact on the planet. On Nov 6, 2023, we tested representative pages of this website using Ecograder. The metrics outlined below illustrate our performance across a range of different areas.
The average page weight for this site is 1097 KB. That is 67% smaller than the average web page.
CO2 per page view
On average, only 0.34 grams of CO2 are produced per page view on this website, the equivalent of sending an email.
This website is cleaner than 73% of web pages tested with Ecograder.
The servers that reliably and securely host our website are powered by renewable energy.
We thoughtfully selected the colors on our website to address user experience and consume less energy.
Typefaces & fonts
This website keeps the number of custom typefaces and fonts low in order to decrease emissions.
Image sizes & optimization
This website optimizes images to increase loading speed, conserving cellular data, and minimizing carbon emissions.
Document Object Model
This website takes a variety of measures to reduce DOM to improve page speed, load and run time, and memory performance.
Accessibility & Inclusion
We maximized the usability and inclusivity of this website by ensuring it has been designed and developed for people of all abilities.
This website meets a set of accessibility guidelines known as WCAG 2.1 AA standards.
This site uses a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 for normal text and 3:1 for large text, graphics, and UI components.
Visitors who cannot use a mouse can navigate this website via the keyboard.
This site works well when zoomed in which helps individuals with visual impairments easily read text and view images.
This website works with screen readers, which convert text to audio for individuals with visual impairments.
Transcripts and captions
Media on our website provides transcripts and captions for audio and video content.
We believe in building websites that prioritize environmental and social sustainability. Digital technologies have a big impact on our planet. We aim to create positive change through intentional design decisions by leveraging the framework of the United Nation’s 17 Goals of Sustainable Development.