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How did the monk seal get its name?

An overview, from past to present. The Mediterranean monk seal was well known to the people of the Mediterranean Basin, since ancient times. Ancient Greeks…


Participate in a research project on dolphin populations in Greece; help us sustain this effort

Dolphins have played an important role in Greek culture since ancient times: they have been celebrated in works of art, linked with the gods, and…

Climate Solutions for a Better Word: Connecting the Dots in California and Across the Globe

On Thursday, February 13th, over 100 business leaders, nonprofit executives and 1% for the Planet members convened at Citrix in Goleta, Ca. for Connect the…

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Welcome the first companies to Join 1% FTP in 2014!

Posted in Member Businesses, News | by Danny - 1% for the Planet, Thursday, February 13th, 2014, Tags: , , , ,

January’s new 1% for the Planet Members love blue! Please join us in welcoming the companies who joined 1% for the Planet last month! From…

Preserving a national treasure: How fish oil is helping to save Canada’s grizzly bears

Posted in Member Businesses, News, Nonprofit Partners | by 1% for the Planet, Monday, February 10th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , ,

Canada’s wilderness is one of the last global safe havens for grizzly bears, which are extinct or at risk of disappearing worldwide. But humans are…

Updated Guidelines for Approving Nonprofit Partners

Posted in News | by Danny - 1% for the Planet, Friday, February 28th, 2014, Tags:

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…

Welcome two new 1% for the Planet Members!

Posted in Media Partners | by Danny - 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, February 26th, 2014, Tags: , , , ,

Wolfgang Climbing Team, ASBL Wolfgang Climbing Team is a Belgian nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote climbing and professional athletes. For instance, they help…

Employees of one business, Taza Chocolate, after completing their recertification. Photo courtesy of SBN

Become a Sustainable Business Leader in Your Community!

Posted in Nonprofit Partners | by Danny - 1% for the Planet, Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, Tags: , , , , , ,

  The Sustainable Business Network of MA (SBN) builds vibrant economies and communities that are local, green and fair. They achieve that mission, in part,…


Fashion Takes Action at WEAR 2014

Posted in Events, News, Nonprofit Partners | by Danny - 1% for the Planet, Thursday, February 13th, 2014, Tags: , , ,

When you think of eco fashion in Canada you should think of Fashion Takes Action (FTA), a Canadian nonprofit organization – and 1% for the…


CEO Blog: We’re Thankful For Five Years Of Sustainability Consult

On Thanksgiving 2008, I launched Sustainability Consult, creating the responsible and ethical business I dreamed of working for, where we would choose our clients carefully…