1% for the Planet
1% for the Planet members have given back more than $270 million to the environment.
It all started when two businessmen met and bonded over their shared love for the outdoors. Realizing their responsibility to protect our planet, they decided to give 1% of their sales back to the environment—whether or not they were profitable.
In 2002, Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, created 1% for the Planet and started a global movement.
Talbot is proud to be associated with vendors who support 1% for the Planet. Here are some of our favourite eco-friendly ideas: