1% for the Planet is a global alliance of businesses committed to give 1% of their sales to non-profit organisations working for a healthy planet. 1% for the Planet exists to animate, promote and develop an alliance of businesses and non-profit organisations acting to protect and restore our natural environment. In 12 years, the 1,200 member companies in 49 countries have donated more than $115 millions to 3,000 approved non-profit partners. Certified in 2010, the GoodPlanet Foundation is a recipient of the 1% for the Planet movement since 2012.
The AFD (French Development Agency), a public organisation at the centre of the French system of public aid for developing countries and Overseas Territories, is one of the partners of the 7 billion Others project.
Alti, an information systems engineering and consultancy company, supports GoodPlanet by managing the donations received by the Foundation and redesigned the Carbon Action website. The GoodPlanet Foundation’s CSR division also conducted Alti’s carbon footprint assessment.
Argus de la Presse is a major player in the Media and Communication environment. As a skills-based sponsor, Argus de la presse helps the GoodPlanet Foundation control its exposure and image in the media and measure the impacts of its public relations.
Doctors of the World is a humanitarian association of volunteer health professionals operating in France and abroad. Its commitment to a more humane world is evidenced by its support for the 7 billion Others project, particularly at the memorable exhibition held in the Grand Palais in 2009.
Specialist in digital printing, e-Center has accompanied the GoodPlanet Foundation for many years in the printing of their written communication. Alongside the United Carbon Action programme, e-Center is committed to respect the environment while printing leaflets, activity reports, calendars, etc.
The Institut Français, a promoter of cultural activity outside of France, lends its expertise to the GoodPlanet Foundation and especially to the ‘7 billion Others’ project. Under the authority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and within the framework of government policy and guidance, it is responsible for promoting sphere-of-influence diplomacy.
OCTO Technology, an IT consultancy company formed in 1998, helps its clients to find IT systems and applications that transform their businesses. It works with companies of all sizes for whom IT is a powerful engine for change and innovation.
“A new vision of life”, citizenship and solidarity: the values highlighted by Optic 2000 reflect the commitment of Yann Arthus-Bertrand and the values of the GoodPlanet Foundation. It is therefore quite natural that the leading optical retailer in France has joined up to the GoodPlanet cause.
The Quai Branly museum displays collections of objects from the civilisations of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. During the Ocean Sessions in 2012, it hosted free screenings for the general public together with the GoodPlanet Foundation.
Safra is the builder of the first multi-hybrid electric vehicle, Businova. Itchose to engage with the GoodPlanet Foundation by donating a percentage of the sales of Businova to the Foundation. At a time when urban pollution is real, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, president of the GoodPlanet Foundation, has decided to support this eco-innovation and became the sponsor of Businova.
Based locally in Asia, Shanti Travel is a group of local travel agencies. It creates tailor made trips to India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Indonesia, Burma, Tibet, Mongolia and Maldives. It has always been committed to sustainable tourism by supporting environmental organizations and local people.
With its expertise, Shanti Travel accompanies many audiovisual productions on the field. It has been working for several years with Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s teams (HOME, HUMAN, 7 billion Others …).
An architecturally stunning building, the only one of its kind, the Géode has a cinema with one of the largest hemispherical screens in the world, coupled with an extremely powerful sound system. During the Ocean Sessions in 2012, the Géode graciously allowed the GoodPlanet Foundation to hold 5 free screenings for the general public and children.
Tigerlily, a social media management company, supports GoodPlanet in the management of all its points of presence by supplying the GoodPlanet teams with a comprehensive and intuitive management application and ongoing support. The Tigerlily team is committed to the GoodPlanet Foundation’s work on behalf of the environment, so it is quite natural that the company has provided its products and services.