“One for One” Initiative Dedicated To Planting Trees Around The World
Hands-On Education, a global educational resources company, are delighted to enter into a partnership with One Tree Planted. Since 2014 One Tree Planted have more than doubled the number of trees planted each year, and are working with partners across 80+ countries in North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. For every topic, book or year group that is purchased, Hands-On Education will plant a minimum of one tree.
“Working with One Tree Planted is a great fit for Hands-On Education,” said Hands-On Education's co-founder and Lead Creator, Jeanie Fair. “Sustainability is at the core of our business model, and while we make every effort to minimise our carbon footprint, it's great to have another way to give back and help the environment.”
Planting trees is consistently identified as one of the best ways to combat the damaging effects of climate change. Trees help to clean the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and provide habitat for over 80 percent of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. Trees also provide lasting social impact by providing jobs to over 1.6 billion people, empowering women in underdeveloped nations, and supporting communities that are devastated by environmental damage.
“We are excited for the opportunity to work with Hands-On Education on such an impactful project,” said One Tree Planted founder and Chief Environmental Optimist, Matt Hill. “We admire the company's commitment to planting a tree for every educational resource that is sold. It's a prime example of how education companies and publishing brands can make a positive impact for our planet.”
The partnership is designed to be a simple way for customers to give back and get involved in global reforestation. For every topic, book or year group that is sold from Hands-On Education's inventory, the company will give £1 to One Tree Planted to plant one tree. The trees are planted by local partner organizations and community volunteers in areas where deforestation has occurred.
One Tree Planted is a 501(c)(3) non-profit on that is a mission to make it simple for anyone to help the environment by planting trees. Their projects span the globe and are done in partnership with local communities and knowledgeable experts to create an impact for nature, people, and wildlife. Reforestation helps to restore forests that have been degraded or deforested, provide jobs for social impact, and restore biodiversity habitat. Many projects have overlapping objectives, creating a combination of benefits that contribute to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more at the: One Tree Planted Homepage.
Teaching reforestation, environmental engagement, and sustainability. One Tree Planted's Free grade school program designed for K-12 helps teachers and parents discuss environmental education with fun and engaging lessons, modules, videos and activities. Let's get the next generation of environmental stewards excited about how they can make a big difference through small actions.
Hands-On Education, based in Brighton and Hove, England, is an educational resources company. Since our inception, we have balanced purpose and profit, with an aim to better the educational and environmental global landscape. For each topic, book or year group purchased, Hands-On Education will plant a minimum of one tree in order to preserve our planet for generations to come.
The Hands-On Education approach encourages child-led learning, fostering confidence and independence as children explore and develop their own ideas and understanding. Our activities are open-ended and easily adaptable to suit all. By providing informed lesson plans and resources, we support home educating families and primary school educators in guiding children through their learning journey. With affordable one-off payments and plenty of free topics, help your child's learning experience with Hands-On Education.
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