TOPIC: ENVIRONMENT (84)

1% for the Planet

http://onepercentfortheplanet.org

Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of sales to environmental groups around the world. In return, this growing alliance of companies is given the opportunity not only to see their self-worth rise, but their net worth climb as well.

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1% For The Planet, One Percent For The Planet, Donation, Sales, Corporate, Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, Blue Ribbon Flies, Craig Mathews

5 Gyres

http://5gyres.org

The 5 Gyres Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of plastic waste in the world’s oceans and watersheds through education, scientific research, and action-based solutions. Utilizing research based scientific findings, 5 Gyres engages corporate partners, policymakers, and the general public to reduce plastic pollution by improving product design, recovery systems, and by highlighting individual responsibility for plastic waste. 

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5 Gyres, Oceans, Environment, Water, Sustainability, Plastic, Pollution

Active Remedy

http://www.activeremedy.org

We are a UK-based not-for-profit company founded in 2005, which focuses on uniting people around the world to work together to protect the global water cycle. Our aim is to raise awareness and understanding of the water cycle and get action taken worldwide. 

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Active Remedy, Water, Environment

Amazon Aid Foundation

http://amazonaid.org

The Amazon Aid Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness about environmental issues in the Amazon rainforest through collaborative art, music, and multimedia projects with a focus of educating youth around the world. Through interactive donor campaigns, Amazon Aid also provides solutions for protecting the rainforest by partnering with dedicated scientists and local organizations on the ground.

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Amazon Aid Foundation

Amazon Watch

http://amazonwatch.org

Amazon Watch is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin. We partner with indigenous and environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights, corporate accountability and the preservation of the Amazon's ecological systems.

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Amazon Watch

American Rivers

http://www.americanrivers.org

American Rivers is the leading organization working to protect and restore the nation’s rivers and streams.  Rivers connect us to each other, nature, and future generations.  Since 1973, American Rivers has fought to preserve these connections, helping protect and restore more than 150,000 miles of rivers through advocacy efforts, on-the-ground projects, and the annual release of America’s Most Endangered Rivers™. 
Headquartered in Washington, DC, American Rivers has offices across the country and more than 100,000 supporters, members, and volunteers nationwide.

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American Rivers, Streams, Water, Preservation

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

http://www.ancienttreearchive.org

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that locates and propagates the world’s largest and most iconic trees. We are creating living libraries of old-growth tree genetics by cloning these old growth trees through traditional and advanced horticultural propagation for the purpose of future research and functional reforestation.

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Archangel Ancient Tree Archive, Trees, Plant, Environment, Nature, Carbon Dioxide, Greenhouse Gases, Propogation, Ancient, Preserve, Archive

Atlas

http://atlasbycollins.com/

Atlas contains a series of interactive themed globes, broken down by subject areas: the app helps users put their world in context. Globe topics, such as environment, energy, population, communications and politics, are visualized by overlaying colour-coded layers of rich information on top of continents and countries. This is not a navigation app like Apple Maps or Google maps. This is an atlas, giving an overview of the world.

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Atlas, Collins, App, Maps, Globe, World

Blue Marine Foundation

http://www.bluemarinefoundation.com

BLUE exists to fix the largest solvable problem on the planet - the crisis in the oceans.

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Blue Marine Foundation, Ocean, Sea, Wildlife, Animals, Conservation

bobble

http://www.waterbobble.com/

Since bobble’s introduction in 2010, our retail network has grown furiously; the product is now available in all 50 states in the USA, from department and specialty stores and mass-market retailers to corner boutiques. We are in more than 35,000 stores, nearly three dozen countries and on five continents. Millions of bobbles have been sold worldwide. If each filter equates to 300 single-serve bottles, bobble’s collective success has helped to remove many millions of discarded plastic bottles from the environment.

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Water, Bottle, Design, Filter, Purification, Eco

Broadway Green Alliance

http://www.broadwaygreen.com

The Broadway Green Alliance is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to adopt environmentally friendlier practices.  

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Broadway Green Alliance, Theatre, Environment, Sustainability

Bullitt Center

http://bullittcenter.org

The Bullitt Center will be the greenest, most energy efficient commercial building in the world, firmly planting Seattle at the forefront of the green building movement.This six-story, 50,000 square-foot building will be located at the intersection of Capitol Hill and the Central District in Seattle, Washington. The goal of the Bullitt Center is to change the way buildings are designed, built and operated to improve long-term environmental performance and promote broader implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy and other green building technologies in the Northwest.

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Bullitt Center, Green, Building, Construction, Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Bullitt Foundation, Seattle, Energy Efficient

Carma

https://carmacarpool.com

Carma’s mission is to change the world for the better, one empty seat at a time. Traffic congestion brings developed cities around the world to a standstill every single rush-hour, but it can all be avoided just by sharing the unused seats in our cars. The Carma Carpooling smartphone app enables people to find others nearby who wish to share their commute. Drivers receive contributions towards their costs, and riders have a comfortable, sociable commute alternative that is, in most cases, cheaper than public transportation.

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Carma, Carpooling, App, Smartphone, Traffic, Carma Carpooling

Cause Date

http://www.causedate.la

Cause Date is an Eco-Social professional dating service in Los Angeles designed to connect people who share a passion for sustainable living through volunteer experiences, premier events and activities.

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Cause Date, Dating, Sustainability, Los Angeles

Center for Ecoliteracy

http://www.ecoliteracy.org

The Center for Ecoliteracy is a leader in the green schooling movement. Smart by Nature™, the Center’s framework and services for schooling for sustainability, is based on two decades of work with schools and organizations in more than 400 communities across the United States and numerous other countries.

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Sustainability, Ecoliteracy, Center For Ecoliteracy, Nature, Green Schooling