Since 2002, 1% for the Planet has inspired members of the business community to contribute 1% of their sales to environmental groups around the world. This network has become one of the largest funders of environmental work, inspiring environmental change while increasing the net worth of participating organizations.
More than 1,000 businesses in 37 countries are members of 1% for the Planet. Annually, more than $12 million is donated to 1,000 environmental groups worldwide. To date, 1% for the Planet has donated $42 million to nonprofits dedicated to the pursuit of sustainability, conservation and restoration of the natural environment. The FishAmerica Foundation is a proud member of this organization and to date has received $5,300 in donations.