When it comes to climate change, there's a new player in the game and it's not a bank. Instead, it's a company called Treepoints, which works with businesses to offset their carbon emissions, Mashable reports.
"When things fell quiet at our travel tech company, Stasher, during the pandemic, we decided that rather than waiting for the world to go back to normal, this was the perfect time to direct our energies towards doing something about climate change," co-founder Anthony Collias says.
Treepoints estimates businesses' carbon emissions and then works with them to fund "high-impact carbon offsetting, tree planting, and plastic recycling initiatives."
So far, Treepoints has offset more than 6,396 tons of carbon, planted 260,372 trees, and recycled 64,672 plastic bottles.
"When you bring in a partner like ING, you also bring in a lot more resources and support than you would otherwise," says a co-founder of social enterprise Start Some Good, which works with clients to launch social enterprises and impact campaigns.
Treepoints and ING are just two of a growing number of companies teaming up to tackle some of the world's most pressing issues, such as climate change and infectious diseases, Forbes reports. Read the Entire Article
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