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TreeCard: World’s First Wooden Debit Card Plants Trees With Every Spend

3 Mins Read There’s now a way to plant trees with every single payment you make, thanks to a new debit card called TreeCard. Backed by Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees, TreeCard is the world’s first wooden debit card – and it redirects 80% of its profits to forest restoration projects across the world.  Founded by […]

Singapore App Capture Helps You Track Your Carbon Footprint & Offset It

2 Mins Read Singapore-based startup Capture has just created an app for individual users to track their carbon footprint from their everyday transport choices and auto-offset them on a monthly basis through certified tree planting projects. The app is a part of a growing group of digital platforms providing solutions for the climate crisis, our planet’s most urgent […]

Eco Tourism Guide: 10 Ways To Be A Responsible World Traveler

8 Mins Read We are travelling more than we have ever before, especially right here in Asia. According to a 2019 World Travel Monitor report, outbound travel from Asia rose by 6% since the beginning of the year, making the region the largest growth driver in the world tourism industry. While travelling can be wonderful for many reasons […]

Birkenstock Launches Refillable Sustainable Cork Skincare Product Line

2 Mins Read German footwear brand Birkenstock has just released its Natural Skin Care products, infused with the company’s iconic material: cork. The shoemaker has expanded to skincare after realising that a substance in cork oak contains skin-smoothing properties. Their skincare line will also emphasise sustainability through using only regenerative oak cork, and the products will be refillable. […]

B-Corp EcoMatcher’s Global Forest Program Lets Companies Plant Trees To Fight Climate Change

3 Mins Read Hong Kong-based EcoMatcher allows companies to plant trees in different forests around the world and see progress virtually through their technology platform. The aim of the program is to offer full transparency with tree-planting projects, allowing company employees to view their trees that have been planted through the EcoMatcher website. At a time when consumers […]

Gucci Plants Enough Trees To Make Operations & Supply Chain Carbon Neutral

2 Mins Read Gucci has just announced that their entire supply chain and operations have become completely carbon-neutral. The luxury fashion brand has achieved this by offsetting all remaining greenhouse gas emissions through supporting forest conservation and tree planting projects around the world. This comes amid the growing awareness among businesses that they must price in climate change […]

Green Queen Giving: Ark Eden

8 Mins Read How was Ark Eden started? I had fought on the front-line for many causes, for many years. The crunch came in 2005 with the Lantau Concept (read Concrete) Plan. A group of us decided it was time to concentrate on creating vision for Lantau and Hong Kong rather than always battling. We formed a blue-print called Ark […]