keeping with our commitment to the environment, Eco-Handbags.ca is a
proud member of 1% For The Planet.
1% For The Planet is an alliance of businesses that understands
the necessity of protecting the natural environment and is committed to
maintaining a healthier planet. Members donate at least 1% of their annual net
revenues to environmental organizations worldwide.
In addition to donating at least 1% of its annual net revenues to environmental
organizations, Eco-Handbags.ca uses only recycled paper and
previously-used packing materials in keeping with its mission to recycle, reduce
and reuse everyday products.
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Environmental organizations we proudly support through 1% For The Planet
World Wildlife Fund
World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) was founded in 1967 by Senator Alan
MacNaughton, and has become one of the country's leading conservation
organizations, enjoying the active support of more than 150,000 Canadians.
As a member of the WWF global network, it actively contribute to the
achievement of the organization's mission:
To stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to
build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by:
-conserving the world's biological diversity,
-ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is
-promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
David Suzuki Foundation
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society
to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focusing on four
program areas – oceans and sustainable fishing, climate change and clean energy,
sustainability, and the Nature Challenge - the Foundation uses science and
education to promote solutions that conserve nature and help achieve
sustainability within a generation.
Through its four programs - ecological agriculture, fair trade,
sustainable transportation and energy efficiency – and its two
campaigns- climate change and responsible consumption- the
organization has developed projects that encourage individuals to
take concrete actions that bring about positive change.
Équiterre helps build a social movement by encouraging individuals,
organizations and governments to make ecological and equitable choices, in a
spirit of solidarity.
Action Communiterre is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering
social solidarity, promoting local food security and improving access to healthy
produce through collective gardening and other urban agriculture projects. In
keeping with a vision of sustainable development, Action Communiterre also
engages in a variety of activities designed to raise public awareness of the
value of community-based food production and distribution.
Main activity: collective gardening, the Victory Gardens Network in NDG-Montreal.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has been Canada's voice
for wilderness since 1963. With creative ideas, scientific research
and the help of thousands of volunteers and employees,
CPAWS has played an important role in the protection of over 45
million hectares through Canada.
CPAWS is a non-profit organization that achieves its goals through
education and cooperation with environmental groups, First Nations,
government, industries and local communities.
CPAWS has 13 local chapters throughout the country and a national
office in Ottawa.
CPAWS Quebec was founded in 2001. Our focus is the establishment of
a true network of protected areas throughout the province, the
protection of the boreal forest and the good management of existing
parks and protected areas.