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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!  

Backpacker’s Pantry

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, January 6th, 2016,

Backpacker’s Pantry has been family owned and operated since 1951. We are outdoor enthusiasts, committed to creating delicious, lightweight, healthful meals. As a company, Backpacker’s…

Run the Alps Joins 1% for the Planet

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Monday, January 4th, 2016,

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to…

Beard & Hound

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Monday, January 4th, 2016,

Why We Joined     The natural world is something that has shaped the lives our the of our staff, and is a catalyst to…

Welcome to the network, Yak Active!

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Friday, December 18th, 2015,

Yak Active was started by a group of friends who share a love for the freedom you feel only when you are outside in nature….

The Power of Network Action

Posted in Ambassadors, Events, High Impact Partnerships, Media Partners, Media Partners @fr, Member Businesses, News, Nonprofit Partners, Supporters | by 1% for the Planet, Thursday, December 10th, 2015,

Authored by Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet Tuesday, December 8: Paris As I write this, the international climate negotiators are still hard…

The Importance of Nonprofts – Why Donate?

Posted in Ambassadors, Events, High Impact Partnerships, Media Partners, Member Businesses, News, Nonprofit Partners, Supporters | by 1% for the Planet, Monday, December 7th, 2015,

Authored by Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet       The Importance of Nonprofts – Why Donate?   At the UNESCO “Earth…

The Role of Business in Addressing Climate Change

Posted in Ambassadors, Events, High Impact Partnerships, Media Partners, Member Businesses, News, Nonprofit Partners, Supporters | by 1% for the Planet, Friday, December 4th, 2015,

  Authored by 1% for the Planet’s CEO, Kate Williams December 3: Le Bourget, France     The relationship between business and the environment goes…

The Business Case For Policy

Posted in High Impact Partnerships, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, November 18th, 2015,

Authored by Zach Bernstein of American Sustainable Business Council      For many businesses, it may seem like politics is a far-off concern – with…

Reining in this Winter’s Rain with Water Wise Landscapes

Posted in Events, Member Businesses, News, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, October 28th, 2015,

Authored by Sara Aminzadeh, Executive Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance California’s record-breaking drought has many business and homeowners rethinking their gardens, but 1% for the Planet founding…

From Bitcoin To Beetcoin

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Thursday, October 8th, 2015,

Authored by Woody Tasch of Slow Money     I don’t know what a bitcoin is. I know how bitcoin is described in the media,…