Productivity without paper: Going digital will have you seeing green.

How did we calculate this?

For calculation purposes, signing includes five pages of document created by others. Sending includes creating five pages of document and sending it to one person.


Wood (kgs)

1 tree = 5022 kgs wood

1 tree = 5022 kgs wood

Electronic signatures save trees

Trees provide habitats for animals, convert climate-changing CO2 to oxygen, and help clean our water. In 2016 alone, the DocuSign global network saved 436 acres’ worth.*

*Source: DocuSign Blog, “Celebrate Earth Day & Switch from Paper to Pixels”


Water (litres)

Electronic signatures save water

Everyone knows paper is made from trees. But the paper-making process also requires water, more than three litres per single sheet.* By taking paper’s place, DocuSign conserves this life-giving liquid.

*Source: Atlantic Monthly


Money (CAD)

Electronic signatures save money

Paper costs up to CAD $1,263 per ton, but it has hidden costs too: The average information worker wastes an incredible CAD $23,995 per year* chasing paper documents.

*Source: IDC


Time (hours)

Electronic signatures save time

We spend an average of 30 minutes each day searching for paper documents—16 days a year!* With DocuSign, there’s no paper to lose, giving you back the most precious resource of all.


What’s your contribution, to the bottom line and the planet?

Trees. Water. Carbon emissions. The environmental impact of paper production for use in document-intensive business workflows is significant, and avoidable. In an age when nearly everything else is digital, there’s clearly a much better way.  

DocuSign is enabling organizations of all sizes to replace printing, faxing, scanning and overnighting paper documents. Delight your customers with DocuSign’s easy-to-use electronic signature solution for signing, sending, and managing documents. And the best part – you save your business time and money, while you save our precious natural resources.

DocuSign will have you seeing green.

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