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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!  

Healthy Energy Bars & Bracelets!

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Thursday, May 29th, 2014,

1% for the Planet is pleased to welcome two amazing new member businesses to the family, Dali Bar and Spoke Bracelet. The Dali Bar story…

1% for the Planet and Ceres’ 25th Anniversary Conference

Posted in Events, High Impact Partnerships, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Tuesday, May 27th, 2014,

“I don’t do philanthropy, I do strategic investment.”  With that statement, Hannah Jones, VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike, called out a radical…

Freestyling with 1% for the Planet

Posted in Member Businesses | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, May 14th, 2014,

Together, let’s welcome our newest member.  Located in Ushuaia, Argentina, Freestyle Adventure Travel specializes in Antarctic expeditions and Cape Horn voyages. Owners Sarah Scott &…

The Spring Clean Goes Green

Posted in Events, Supporters | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, March 26th, 2014,
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Are you putting off spring cleaning? Let’s be honest – it’s not fun, it’s time consuming, and most importantly, it can seem wasteful saying goodbye…

Roasting Coffee, Saving Forests

Posted in High Impact Partnerships, Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Salt Spring Coffee, Tuesday, March 25th, 2014,

Photo: Andrew Wright Forests are habitat, which means home. Home to millions of species, from grizzly bears to orangutans, tiny birds and lichen. Home to…

This isn’t your average business publication.

Posted in Media Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Thursday, March 20th, 2014,

The Challenger’s Almanac is LIVE on Kickstarter. This 1% for the Planet media partner exists to inspire, challenge, and motivate. All that they need to…

Olympic Gold Medalist Ted Ligety is Pro Snow

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Alliance for Climate Protection - Climate Reality Project, Wednesday, March 12th, 2014,

Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety is pro-snow, but is Snow pro-Ted? I Am Pro Snow gets the behind-the-scenes scoop. Carbon pollution is warming winters, and as a result, our…

A Toonie to Save Killer Whales

Posted in High Impact Partnerships, Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Eagle Wing Tours, Monday, March 10th, 2014,

Imagine setting off for a whale-watching tour from Victoria, British Columbia, to explore the Salish Sea, also known as the Georgia-Puget Basin. You know you’re…

Updated Guidelines for Approving Nonprofit Partners

Posted in News | by Danny, Friday, February 28th, 2014,

We’re making some great tweaks to how we approve nonprofit partners in our network. In order to: foster greater engagement between our members and nonprofit…

How One Member can Make a Huge Difference

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Jon, Thursday, February 27th, 2014,

  For the last 50 years, Scenic Hudson (1% for the Planet Partner) has been protecting, preserving and restoring the Hudson River and the lands…