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Welcome to the 1% for the Planet Blog

With more than 4500 partners from 48 nations, we have a lot of stories to share! Want to get the latest on happenings in the 1% for the Planet network, connect with likeminded folks or hear more from our members, nonprofits or ambassadors? This is the place!  

Quick Response Biodiversity Fund

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, February 18th, 2015,

The Weeden Foundation and 1% for the Planet Launch: Quick Response Biodiversity Fund What do a New York fashion stylist, a jaguar in northern Mexico,…

Two Tools for Changemakers: 1% for the Planet and UVM’s Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, February 4th, 2015,

Authored by Brodie O’Brien Getting a job at 1% for the Planet set me up for failure. Beginning a career working at the intersection of…

New Pamphlet from Slow Money, 1% for the Planet nonprofit partner

Posted in Media Partners, Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015,

­­­­Check out these excerpts from Slow Money’s new pamphlet “Commons nth: Common Sense For A Post Wall Street World,” by Woody Tasch, the founder of Slow Money.  Over the past five…

Helping Young Minds Grow

Posted in Media Partners | by Nikki, Monday, December 22nd, 2014,

Authored by Susan Bondaryk, Director of Development and Communications of KidsGardening.org Every child deserves the opportunity to make healthy lifestyle choices – and school-based gardening…

Help Us Welcome Members Slow Village, Pascha Chocolates & GetOutfitted!

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Friday, December 19th, 2014,

Please help us welcome a few new great members to the 1% for the Planet network. These businesses have committed to donating 1% of their…

Amazonas Explorer Plants 50,00 Trees In One Day!

Posted in Media Partners, Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Tuesday, December 9th, 2014,

Amazonas Explorer specializes in outdoor adventure in Cusco near Machu Picchu. They offer the best Inca Trail and alternative trekking routes as well as rafting,…

Give today and Patagonia will match your donation!

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014,

The best thing in life are not things.   1% for the Planet is dedicated to connecting businesses, consumers, and non-profits, empowering all of us…

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted in Media Partners, Member Businesses | by Nikki, Monday, November 24th, 2014,

Blue Needs You to be a responsible consumer.    The holidays are approaching quickly and the reality is: you’re going to shop. This year, 1%…

1% for the Planet Meets The Board of Change: A Winning Combination

Posted in Ambassadors, Events, Member Businesses | by Hilary, Friday, November 7th, 2014,
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Vancouver’s 1% for the Planet community turned out in full swing on October 28, 2014, for a joint networking event with Board of Change. The…

Welcome, Olazul!

Posted in Media Partners | by Nikki, Wednesday, November 5th, 2014,

Authored by Jos Hill, Executive Director of Olazul Olazul is thrilled to be a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet! Olazul is a…