Benefits of Membership

Maximize the Impact of your Company’s Investment in Conservation

  • Support more than 50 grassroots conservation projects per year through a single partner, increasing your company’s impact without increasing headcount.
  • Play a role in deciding where our collective investments are going – all members have the opportunity to nominate organizations for funding and vote on which groups will ultimately receive grants.
  • Align your giving with your customer’s passion for outdoor recreation on protected lands and waters.
  • Alongside hundreds of peers from the business community and policy experts, engage in advocacy efforts with opportunities to voice your support for conservation from your backyard to Washington D.C.
  • Provide your employees with opportunities to engage in events ranging from local stewardship, educational events, business networking, and lobbying efforts.

Share Your Brand’s Values and Story

  • Demonstrate your company’s commitment to protecting the wild places that benefit outdoor recreation and the economy.
  • Join the collective business voice for conservation and help raise awareness about protecting wild places for future generations.
  • Gain access to a rich library of content that includes images, videos, and stories that you can share with your audience and highlight your commitment to conservation. Take advantage of tools and resources curated for members about conservation victories, and newsworthy moments.
  • Connect with organizations working on the ground on projects that matter most to your company, employees, and customers – work with them to collaborate on content and stories that will inspire your audience.
  • Access our membership badge that allows you to share your commitment on product, hang tags, packaging, retail, and digital.
  • Support your customers’ passion for recreation on protected lands and waters.

The Conservation Alliance and 1% for the Planet

Together, 1% for the Planet and The Conservation Alliance are strengthening the collective voice of conservation. Both exist to drive financial resources and engagement from the private business sector to environmental nonprofits and climate solutions. 1% for the Planet does so by certifying businesses are pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to environmental causes.

Businesses that are members of both 1% for the Planet and The Conservation Alliance can count their annual contribution to The Conservation Alliance toward their annual 1% commitment. This provides a streamlined and effective way for businesses to maximize their impact and demonstrate their business values.

We are facing a multi-faceted global crisis that is affecting every business, every community–all of nature and all of us, right now. And, the only way out is to work together, with common goals and laser focus–we need to save our home planet. 1% for the Planet and The Conservation Alliance were both founded years ago with these core beliefs in mind: that business must play a role in protecting our planet, that we can find strength in numbers, and that our power grows when we set aside competition, pool resources, and join together in common cause. Hans Cole, Director of Environmental Campaigns and Advocacy at Patagonia, Inc.
Hans Cole