At Rareloop, we believe that it’s our responsibility to be proactive in tackling the climate crisis. We are currently on the journey to become B-corp certified, which has led us to more thoroughly consider our carbon footprint and the impact that we have on the environment. Whilst working out our impact as an organisation isn’t simple and is an ongoing process, we’ve decided to start by offsetting the personal carbon footprint of our team and all of their business travel. Each month we’ll make a donation to Ecologi that will enable the planting of around 150 trees and eradicate ~10 tonnes of CO2! It’s a small step but one that we can be proud of.
Our donations will fund Ecologi’s partnership projects with The Eden Projects and The Gold Standard. The Eden Projects are currently employing local villagers to plant trees in Madagascar to combat extreme deforestation. And The Gold Standard approve projects like the one in Chile, where they are turning landfill gas into electricity. Incredible!
Today our forest has over 1200 trees, and donations to date have helped remove over 32 tonnes of carbon, in our first month alone. It feels good because it’s the right thing to do and something that speaks directly to our values. It’s also an added benefit we’re thrilled to offer everyone at Rareloop as we aren’t just offsetting the team’s professional carbon footprint, but their personal one too. Covering everything from food, holidays, hobbies and travel. So we can all have a positive impact on the world.
We’re also encouraging users of our popular, free and open-source WordPress framework, coincidentally called Lumberjack, to contribute to our Ecologi forest as a way of giving back. Thanks to all the generous donations so far.
If you’d like to help us in our mission to reduce our collective carbon footprint and have a positive impact on the environment you can:
- Donate to our forest
- Sign up as an individual, family or business, build your own forest and fight the climate crisis with us. (using our sign up link will give us both an extra 30 trees to our forests)
We look forward to seeing our forest grow and taking the next step towards a sustainable future for everyone.