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Posted on 2018-11-08

TreeCards

With EcoMatcher, companies can adopt trees and give those trees to customers and employees for reward, engagement, loyalty and event purposes.   Those tree gifts are digital products. That has numerous benefits, such as no waste is created which is better for the environment, no…

Posted on 2018-10-19

The New Sustainability – Regeneration

By Marie Stafford, European Director, The Innovation Group, J Walter Thompson [reprinted with permission]   The future of sustainability will focus on regeneration, with pioneering brands at the heart of the effort.   2018 has seen record heat waves on four continents, wildfires in the…

Posted on 2018-05-11

Millennials: Conscious Consumers and Employees

  50% of the world’s population – we refer to them as Millennials – is under the age of 30, and the values of this generation are set to become the norm. As tech savvy, connected and truly global generation, they feel collectively responsible, they…

Posted on 2018-02-08

EcoMatcher becomes a Certified B Corporation®

EcoMatcher joined the unique group of Certified B Corporations. Certified B Corps are for profit companies certified by the non-profit B Lab® if they have met rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. There are more then 2,400 Certified B Corporations with…

Posted on 2017-11-21

Festive Greetings – The Sustainable Way

The holiday season should not be a time when our planet is put under even more pressure. But unfortunately, our festivities do sometimes put a strain on the environment. According to the Green Card Association, 7 billion greetings cards are purchased and sent each year…

Posted on 2017-08-23

EcoMatcher got Central Americas covered with AIR Guatemala

EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with AIR Guatemala, EcoMatcher’s first venture in the Americas. With AIR, EcoMatcher is now able to offer tree-planting opportunities in all major time zones (Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas). For every tree planted through EcoMatcher, you will know…

Posted on 2017-07-21

Sustainable Development Goals

  “We don’t have a plan B because there is no planet B” Ban Ki Moon, former UN Secretary General.   The 193 member states of the United Nations, spearheaded by Ban Ki Moon, have established 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals cover a…

Posted on 2017-07-18

Introducing Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU)

By Dr Charles Batte, Founder and CEO of TAU.  Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU) is a youth-centric NGO powered by the vision of creating communities where people and nature flourish. Through landscape restoration activities like planting trees and agroforestry, we build resilience for small holder farmers…

Posted on 2017-06-20

Does Planting Trees Match the Requirements of Additionality or Not?

We recently receive questions about the additionality of planting trees in general and through EcoMatcher specifically. One reason for this seems to be the publication of results of a research by the European Union on the additionality of carbon offset programs. This research, concluded that…