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Building Resilient Water Futures

Last Tuesday, 1% for the Planet Canada joined forces with founding business member, Patagonia, to talk about ‘Building Resilient Water Futures’ at Patagonia’s new flagship store in…

Vancouver Waterfront

25 Years on the Waterfront: Value to Vancouver’s economy and quality of life

More than 75% of British Columbians live on or near the waterfront along the Strait of Georgia. The waterfront is our home, and it’s also…

Andrew & Rene of Sitka

Sitka partners with Hollyhock and 1% for the Planet to host the “Marketplace of Ideas” for a World in Balance

Authored by Mel Greene,, Vancouver, BC Canada On April 9, Sitka hosted an open forum with 1% For the Planet and Hollyhock in our…


Go Organic? Even Better, Grow Organic!

By Anouk Mackenzie, Canadian Organic Growers, Ottawa, ON, Canada   How we produce our food has a tremendous impact on human health and the blue…

Surfrider Argentina visits the US and Europe

Authored by Gaston Caminata, CEO of Surfrider Foundation Argentina.  Yvon Chouinard, Co-founder of 1% for the Planet and I Clarisa, my lovely wife and I visited Europe…


Water Bush Camp 2015—A Learning from the Land Experiment

By Caleb Behn, Keepers of the Water and Professor Karen Bakker, University of British Columbia   In early August 2015, a select group of Indigenous…


The California Drought & the Wine in Your Glass

Posted in Member Businesses | by, Thursday, May 7th, 2015, Tags: , , , ,

There’s been plenty of talk lately about the California drought and it’s short and long term effects on food prices, food availability and of course…


Why We Joined

Posted in Member Businesses | by, Thursday, March 19th, 2015, Tags: , , , , , ,

We’re a family owned, bootstrapped internet based business, called Uncorked Ventures, which brings the question to the forefront pretty quickly: Why would we agree to…


1% for the Planet Meets The Board of Change: A Winning Combination

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…


Reid Scott Speaks Up Against Seismic Airgun Use

Posted in Ambassadors, Events, High Impact Partnerships, News, Nonprofit Partners | by, Friday, June 27th, 2014, Tags: , , , ,

Featured Photo: Oceana’s Lobby Day with Actor Reid Scott (HBO’s “Veep”) in Washington, D.C. on May 29, 2014. Reid Scott meets with Congress members and…