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PWHF joins 1% for the Planet
PWHF joins 1% for the Planet

 

Nature conservation and biodiversity are the primary concerns of the experts in these fields and specialized conservation groups. This concern is also shared by nature lovers in general who, believing in the positive impact of nature conservation on our daily lives, support groups active in conservation. In some countries such support is considered a social responsibility of individuals and organizations. In Iran, only industries that directly impact the environment may feel responsible for the damages they cause, while other industries or companies whose activities may harm the environment indirectly fail to assess their adverse effects on the environment fully and generally find no reason to feel responsible toward nature.
“1% for the Planet” is a rapidly growing movement around the globe with more than 1000 corporate members donating 1% of their sales to 3000 environmental NGOs that are also members. This program introduces the NGOs to environmentally responsible corporations. The corporations in turn choose the NGO(s) to which they commit donation of 1% of their annual sale.
Following membership of “Khoshkmana Co” as the first Iranian investor in this program, Mr. Ali Akrami, the CEO of “Khoshkmana”, introduced the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation to “1% for the Planet”. We are now honored to have become the first Iranian NGO member of this program. We hope that taking this step will encourage other business organizations and corporations to join these kinds of programs and to become enlisted as partners to the groups active in the field of nature conservation.