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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!  

Pollination Planet: New York City Pollinator Awareness Tour

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Monday, March 23rd, 2015,

Authored by Gretchen Heine,  founder of Pollination Planet. New York Beekeepers Association Meeting My presentation at the meeting was very well received. There were over 100…

There are a lot of pretty girls. Who do you ask to the dance?

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Friday, March 20th, 2015,

Authored by Laura Rubin, Founder & Creative Director, Left Left Right Consulting It’s almost that time again, the point in the year when 1% for the…

Welcome to the Network, Murphy’s Naturals!

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Friday, March 20th, 2015,

Authored by Murphy’s Naturals     Murphy’s Natural’s is the manufacturer behind the brand names Murphy’s Mosquito Sticks & Candles and Amazon Lights, Premium Citronella…

Welcome to the Network, bizbuzzcontent!

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Thursday, March 19th, 2015,

Authored by Jessica Lee of  bizbuzzcontent Inc.   I’m in the business of helping companies communicate through quality written content. In a sense, I’m an…

Top Artists Support 1% for the Planet With Exclusive Book & Music Release

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Tuesday, March 17th, 2015,

    Burlington, Vt. — A new book and music project titled Going Out Is Going In brings together an extraordinary group of top photographers…

Go Organic? Even Better, Grow Organic!

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Chantal, Wednesday, March 11th, 2015,
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By Anouk Mackenzie, Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa, ON, Canada   How we produce our food has a tremendous impact on human health and the blue…

Food & Water Must Come First—Fighting for Farmland in Ontario

Posted in Member Businesses | by Chantal, Thursday, March 5th, 2015,
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By Blaine Pearson, Dot Dot Dash, Toronto, ON, Canada It is estimated that each person needs 1.2 acres of farmland to support their food requirements….

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…