EcoUnit Partners with Carbonfund.org to be Carbon Neutral
December 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsLos Altos, CA, December 20, 2007 – EcoUnit announced today that it has offset its carbon emissions with Carbonfund.org, the country’s leading carbon offset organization. EcoUnit has neutralized its carbon footprint for the year as a first step towards significant offset commitments. With the launch of the EcoUnit rewards program, EcoUnit members will have the option to redeem their EcoUnit credits for offsets that are fulfilled by Carbonfund.org. This commitment places EcoUnit as an environmental leader in the market research and rewards community and demonstrates proactive steps being taken in the fight against global climate change.
EcoUnit and our members are very concerned about global warming. Considering the implications of climate change, carbon offsets through Carbonfund.org are a natural redemption vehicle for the EcoUnit credits that our members earn as they sample eco-friendly products and provide feedback to marketers who serve the eco-aware marketplace.
"We are excited to partner with Carbonfund.org as our carbon offset provider," said Kent Ragen, Founder and CEO of EcoUnit. "Carbonfund.org shares our commitment to helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Our members are proud that their EcoUnit credits help fund these important projects."
“By matching the business community with eco-minded consumers, EcoUnit is taking positive steps toward our shared vision of a strong yet sustainable economy,” added Eric Carlson, Executive Director of Carbonfund.org. “We could not be more pleased to have their support in hastening the transition to a clean energy future.”
EcoUnit is a rewards program for the environment. EcoUnit's mission is to connect marketers with eco-aware consumers in order to accelerate the introduction of more sustainable products. Participants sample and provide feedback on eco-friendly products, and in return they earn EcoUnit credits which are redeemable for carbon offsets and other earth-friendly products and services.
Carbonfund.org is the country’s leading carbon reduction and offset organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbonfund.org works with over 300 corporate and non-profit partners including Discovery, Volkswagen, Dell, Orbitz, Environmental Defense, and Lancome.