Doubtlessly anticipating the week-long power outages, widespread calamity and delays in processing new member applications that weathermen are predicting Hurricane Irene will visit upon 1% World Headquarters here on the East Coast, there’s been an impressive influx of new 1% for the Planet business members! This week we welcomed 15 new companies, including:
A3 Creative Solutions, who brings branding, marketing and web design expertise to the 1% family.
Business Culture Consultants, a Burlington, VT company run by our friend Flip who will help you design management strategies and improve leadership and team cohesion.
EpicSUP is an Austin, Texas company that’s catching the Stand Up Paddle wave. Owner Todd Perrine also runs the Austin SUP Club, a non-profit working to improve water quality and build appreciation of the aquatic environment in Texas.
Fairtrad, a new member based in France, has all your translation needs covered with technicians certified in over 50 languages.
Gromeez, based in Truckee, CA is producing all kinds of mountain and action-inspired gear for little rippers, from tees to hoodies.
Grounded Production Services offers film production services based in the heart of the action in LA.
ImageFreak is taking the waste (and worry) out of school photo day by loading school pictures on to a web database and letting parents and students pick their favorites to be printed. No more horrible photos bee-lined to the trash bin, less waste and no more re-take day!
Iowa Powered Yoga is yoga for the enlightened–they have a great community of folks getting together for classes lead by owner Ryan Esdohr.
Iron Age Farm, based in southern Oregon is sustainably raising Tamworth pigs and Soay sheep. Buy their meat or sign up for a class where you can learn to process your own hog and take 80lbs of pork home with you!
Appinar is a new member that offers custom-tailored apps for smartphones that improve businesses’ efficiency and enhance communication abilities.
My Fitness Network will help connect you to training tips, gyms, classes and other fitness-minded folks!
Paleo Treats offers “rations for the driven”– translation: some of the best-looking energy foods I’ve every seen. Be sure to take a look at their site before your next workout.
Toasted Snow designs web-based design software for advertising pros. They’ll help you improve communication and increase efficiency–the creativity part is up to you.
Worldcarve‘s Chris Lambertson will set you up with clothes for “low pressure living.” A professional adventurer and heli-guide himself, Chris embodies his company’s slogan.
If you’re hunkering down on the East Coast with Irene and the weather gods have graced you with uninterrupted internet service, take a few hours (or days if it comes to that) and check out these new members!