Vancouver, BC, September 2018 – Caboo Products has joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of its annual tree-free paper sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on environmental issues.
“We are excited to join the 1% for the Planet network and collectively, work with other organizations to be a driving force for positive environmental change,” said Albert Addante, founder at Caboo Products. “Joining 1% for the Planet is the natural next step in our sustainability strategy at Caboo and are thrilled to be a part of this amazing network,” adds Albert.
Members of 1% for the Planet commit to supporting approved environmental nonprofit partners by donating the equivalent of 1% of sales through a combination of monetary, in-kind, and approved advertising contributions. Nonprofits are approved based on referrals, track record and environmental focus. There are thousands of approved nonprofits worldwide.
Collectively, 1% for the Planet Members have donated more than $175 million to environmental nonprofits to-date.
About 1% for the Planet
1% for the Planet is a global organization that connects dollars and doers to accelerate smart environmental giving. We recognize that the current level of environmental giving – only 3% of total philanthropy – is not enough to solve the most pressing issues facing our planet.
Through our business and individual membership, 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. We advise on giving strategies, we certify donations, and we amplify the impact of the network.
Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our members have given more than $175 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Today, 1% for the Planet is a network of more than 1,400 member businesses, a new and expanding core of hundreds of individual members, and thousands of nonprofit partners in more than 60 countries. Look for our logo and visit www.onepercentfortheplanet.org to learn more.
About Caboo Products
Caboo Products is a Vancouver-based company that makes tree-free household paper products made from fast growing bamboo and sugarcane. Our missions is to deliver the softest, safest and most sustainable products on the planet because they are made with bamboo.
Sugarcane and bamboo are among the fastest growing grasses on earth require only soil, sun and natural rainwater to grow. After harvests, they grow back from their own roots, in as little as 3-4 months, which is up to 120 times faster than traditional hardwoods. We believe small choices can have a big impact and collectively we can make a difference to the health of our planet. Visit www.cabooproducts.com to learn more.