Green Investment Strategies Joins 1% for the Planet

Feb 1, 2024 | Sustainability

At Green Investment Strategies, we have always been deeply committed to sustainable and responsible investing. We firmly believe that our financial decisions should not only benefit our clients but also contribute to a better and greener future for our planet. To reinforce this commitment, we are thrilled to announce that on January 1, 2024 we officially became a member of 1% for the Planet!

What is 1% for the Planet?

1% for the Planet is a global movement that brings together businesses, individuals, and environmental nonprofits to address the urgent environmental challenges we face today. The concept is simple yet powerful: member companies commit to giving at least 1% of their annual revenue to environmental causes. This financial support helps fund critical initiatives aimed at preserving and restoring our planet’s natural beauty and ecological balance.

Why 1% for the Planet Matters

Our decision to join 1% for the Planet is a natural extension of our values. It’s a way for us to both verify and communicate our ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship. Here’s why this partnership matters to us and the world:

  • Impactful Giving: By pledging 1% of our revenue, we are directly contributing to organizations and projects that are making a real difference in addressing climate change, conserving biodiversity, protecting ecosystems, and promoting sustainability.
  • Accountability and Transparency: Being part of 1% for the Planet holds us accountable for our environmental goals. It ensures that our financial contributions are used effectively and transparently to support meaningful environmental initiatives.
  • Inspiring Others: We hope that our membership in 1% for the Planet will inspire other businesses and individuals to consider their environmental impact and take action. Together, we can create a ripple effect of positive change.
  • Aligning with Values: Our clients choose us not just for financial growth but also because they share our commitment to a sustainable future. Joining 1% for the Planet strengthens our alignment with their values and reinforces our reputation as an environmentally conscious investment firm.

Our Ongoing Commitment

Joining 1% for the Planet is not just a one-time gesture; it’s a long-term commitment to integrating environmental responsibility into our business model. As we move forward, here’s what you can expect from Green Investment Strategies:

  • Continued Giving: We will consistently allocate a minimum of 1% of our annual revenue to support environmental causes. This financial commitment will remain a cornerstone of our sustainability efforts.
  • Research and Advocacy: We will actively seek out impactful environmental organizations and projects to support. Through diligent research and advocacy, we aim to direct our contributions where they can make the most difference.
  • Client Engagement: We will engage with our clients to foster a sense of shared purpose. We want our clients to know that their investments not only yield financial returns but also contribute to a more sustainable world.
  • Transparency: We will maintain transparency in our giving and share updates on the projects we support. Our clients and partners can expect regular reports on the positive impact of their investments.

Closing Thoughts

Green Investment Strategies is proud to be part of 1% for the Planet. This affiliation represents our unwavering dedication to environmental sustainability, responsible investing, and making a positive impact on the world. We invite you to join us on this journey toward a greener, healthier, and more sustainable future. Together, we can create a world where financial success goes hand in hand with environmental stewardship. Contact us today to learn more!