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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!  

Shake Shack supports Waterkeeper Alliance

Posted in Member Businesses, Nonprofit Partners | by Nikki, Tuesday, July 8th, 2014,
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Shake Shack is a modern day “roadside” burger stand serving the most delivious burgers, friends, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more! With fresh,…

Great Pacific Race: The biggest, baddest microplastics survey

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation, Monday, June 23rd, 2014,
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By Jordan Holsinger Two thousand, four hundred miles. Up to three months on the ocean. Alone. For most this sounds like a nightmare, but for…

EcoWatch: Uniting all shades of green to ensure the health and longevity of our planet.

Posted in Media Partners, News | by 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, June 18th, 2014,
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It’s the media’s duty to inform people on the most critical issues impacting the Earth. From beginnings as a nonprofit for more than eight years…

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,
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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…