A global network of businesses, nonprofits and individuals working together for a healthy planet, 1% for the Planet has already given back more than $175 million towards environmental charities and nonprofits, with the aim of having a more positive impact on the planet. In their own words, "1% For the Planet brings dollars and doers together to accelerate smart environmental giving."
As members of 1% for the planet, we pledge to give 1% of our gross revenue to approved non-profit organisations focused on the environment. We give the money directly to those non-profits we have chosen as our partners each year.
The 1% for the Planet network encourages members to engage directly with their non-profit partners, providing financial donations, volunteer time, other in-kind donations and more, offering long-term support to deliver greater impact.
SAS is a marine conservation charity working with communities to protect oceans, waves, beaches and marine life. They have historically represented surfers and waveriders on rights of access, and have worked hard to ensure that wave resource is recognised and valued.
More recently, SAS turned it's focus on plastic pollution, and regularly holds beach cleans and promotes activities to help communities to protect their coastlines.
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The Young People's Trust for the Environment is a charity set up to encourage young people's understanding of the environment. Founded back in 1982, it aims to give young people a real awareness of environmental issues such as climate change, pollution, deforestation and endangered flora & fauna.
It also aims to provide balanced views to take into account the realities of the modern world. Young people need to know all of the facts in order to make their own decisions about how they want to shape their world for the future.
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Being a member of 1% For the Planet, helps to connect us to a global community of like-minded people and businesses who care about our impact on the world and to make sure whatever we do is a positive step forward.
You don’t have to be a business to join 1% for the Planet. If you’re moved to make a personal difference you can join as they have an individual membership scheme where you can donate 1% of your salary.