1% For The Planet
We're pleased to announce that Kai Family Dentistry is supporting our Ocean Stewards, a connection made through the 1% For The Planet member program. In honor of this, we’d like to share a bit about this unique global network of businesses, nonprofits and individuals working together for a healthy planet.
"We bring dollars and doers together to accelerate smart environmental giving.
1% for the Planet is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through annual membership and everyday actions. We advise on giving strategies, we certify donations, and we amplify the impact of our network.
We collaborate with individual and business members to identify environmental organizations that will make the greatest impact and align with your giving goals. We certify that every dollar contributed goes to a vetted, trusted nonprofit. Our members have given hundreds of millions of dollars to the environment, and our nonprofit partners are doing the hard work of restoring our planet for the future. Our goal is to significantly increase the overall amount of global dollars going to help protect the planet with the smartest donations possible.
The foundation of the 1% for the Planet network is the member-nonprofit partnership. Our business and individual members engage directly with approved nonprofit partners, providing financial donations, volunteer time, in-kind donations, and other shared-value collaborations. Thriving partnerships help deliver longer-term support and greater impact.
1% for the Planet was started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia) and Craig Mathews (founder of Blue Ribbon Flies). Both successful entrepreneurs, they recognized the power of collective action to protect the environment. Today, businesses and individuals continue to make the 1% for the Planet commitment, creating greater impact every year."
"Becoming a member of One Percent for the Planet has been a very rewarding experience for our practice. We believe that in order to create meaningful and long lasting changes in our world, it takes collective effort. We are very honored to share a bit of our revenue to be able to partner with great organizations (such as Sea Odyssey) who are working hard to make a positive impact on our planet.
Our ocean is becoming more and more threatened and I think we lose sight of how important the ocean is to our lives and well-being. By partnering with O'Neill Sea Odyssey, our practice is excited to support a program that emphasizes the importance of our relationship with the ocean. By educating young minds about the ocean and our environment, I believe it is a profound way to influence not only our immediate future but, hopefully, generations to come."
- Dr. Lynda Tran
Thank you, Dr. Lynda Tran and Kai Family Dentistry, for your commitment to care for the ocean and the environment. We are truly grateful for your support and partnership through the 1% for the Planet program.