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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!  

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,

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…

Help Us Welcome New 1%ftP Members!

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Wednesday, October 29th, 2014,

Please help us welcome a few new 1% for the Planet members! These companies have made the 1% commitment, pledging to donate 1% of their…

Kavaj Gives Back for Climate Change

Posted in Media Partners | by Nikki, Tuesday, October 28th, 2014,

Authored by Joerg of KAVAJ Our names are Kai (33) and Jörg (31), 2 guys from Germany. We met at University and worked for Amazon,…

Welcome To Our Newest 1% for the Planet Members!

Posted in Member Businesses, News | by Nikki, Tuesday, October 21st, 2014,

Thank you to all those who made the 1% for the Planet commitment in August and September. We couldn’t be happier to introduce you to…

4th California Climate & Agriculture Network Summit

Posted in Events, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Tuesday, September 30th, 2014,

Authored by Julie Jehly, Development Associate   California Climate & Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is a coalition of organic and sustainable agriculture organizations that serves as the…

Drummer’s Base Commits to 1% for the Planet

Posted in Member Businesses | by Nikki, Wednesday, September 24th, 2014,

Authored by Shaun Keating,   Every human being to greater or lesser degree, just by their very existence, has an impact on the environment. If you…

Avout Gives Back to Bicycles for Humanity

Posted in Events, Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Monday, September 22nd, 2014,

1% for the Planet business member, Avout, is a long-standing supporter of Bicycles for Humanity Colorado. Bicycles for Humanity uses donated bicycles to address a…

Because Life Outside Is Awesome

Posted in Media Partners | by Nikki, Wednesday, September 17th, 2014,

  MEC Outdoor Nation is a national movement to inspire young people to live and play outside. At three weekend summits in Vancouver 2014, Toronto 2015 and Montreal 2015,…