1% For The Planet
In 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.
Environmental organizations we have proudly supported through 1% For The Planet
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 sustainable,
-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.
The 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.
To learn more about 1% For The Planet, check out www.onepercentfortheplanet.org.