onepercentManitoba Eco-Network has joined 1% for the Planet. Participating businesses can now donate to the Eco-Network as part of their commitment to donate 1% of sales to environmental nonprofits.

Started in 2002, 1% for the Planet now includes 1397 companies and 3036 environmental nonprofits as part of its global movement to boost corporate philanthropy.

If you own or work for a business, please consider joining the movement. 1% for the Planet is enabling businesses to take a lead role in being environmental stewards and to set an example for the rest of the business community. Membership creates opportunities for companies to network, conduct business, and associate themselves with 1397 companies that have made the same noble commitment. From a consumer standpoint, member companies re-enforce a positive perception of their brand, adding value that can result in greater customer loyalty and an increased customer base, especially among the growing number of people who recognize and appreciate the importance of environmental responsibility.

Learn more and join at onepercentfortheplanet.org. Please consider the Manitoba Eco-Network when fulfilling the 1% commitment.