Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities (YTCC) has recently joined 1% for the Planet as a nonprofit partner to help maximize our positive impact on the environment and our sustainability goals within our projects in the Greater Yellowstone Area.
1% for the Planet connects businesses and individuals who pledge to give 1% of their sales back to the planet each year with environmental nonprofits around the world. This partnership will help YTCC connect with other individuals, businesses, and nonprofits who share similar values and goals regarding decreasing petroleum usage and promoting alternative fuels to create a more sustainable transportation system.
1% for the Planet is a global organization that connects dollars and doers to accelerate smart environmental giving. Through business and individual memberships, 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. The organization advises on giving strategies, certifies donations, and amplifies the impact of the network.
Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, their members have given more than $250 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Today, 1% for the Planet is a network of more than 3,000 business members, an expanding core of individual members, and thousands of nonprofit partners in more than 90 countries.