Press Release - Mauch Chunk Coffee Company and 1 Percent for the Planet
Mauch Chunk Coffee Company Pledges 1% of All Sales to Environmental Causes
Jim Thorpe, PA. September 30, 2021 -- Mauch Chunk Coffee Company joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of its annual sales to nonprofit organizations focused on protecting and preserving our environment.
“Climate change. Ocean acidification. Loss of biodiversity. The threats to our planet and the life that inhabits it are myriad. It is imperative that businesses and individuals around the world come together to put a stop to these changes before it is too late. We are pleased to be a part of this incredible initiative to do just that,” says Michael Kovich, Founder of Mauch Chunk Coffee Company.
Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet, says, "Currently, only 3% of total philanthropy goes to the environment and, only 5% of that comes from businesses. The planet needs bigger support than this, and our growing network of business members is doing its valuable part to increase giving and support on-the-ground outcomes. We're excited to welcome Mauch Chunk Coffee Company to our global movement.”
By contributing 1% of their annual sales, thousands of 1% for the Planet members have raised over $300 million to support approved environmental nonprofits around the globe. Nonprofits are approved based on referrals, track record, and environmental focus. Thousands of nonprofits worldwide are currently approved. For more information about the company’s other initiatives, visit mauchchunkcoffee.com.
About Mauch Chunk Coffee Company
Mauch Chunk Coffee Company is a specialty coffee roasting company nestled in the foothills of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, supplying the finest and most unique single origin coffees for your home, office, and business. Our coffee philosophy is tied together with our emphasis on sustainable, socially-conscious sourcing and general business practices to ensure that each step in the chain – from seed to cup – is respected. Coffee is about community; it’s about adventure; it’s about embarking on an engaging sensory experience that satisfies your body and mind. Join us on a journey to heighten your coffee experience.
About 1% for the Planet
1% for the Planet is a global organization that exists to ensure our planet and future generations thrive. We inspire businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofits through membership and everyday actions. We make environmental giving easy and effective through partnership advising, impact storytelling and third-party certification. Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our business members and individual members have given hundreds of millions of dollars to our approved nonprofit partners to date. Today, 1% for the Planet’s global network consists of thousands of businesses, individuals and environmental nonprofits working toward a better future for all.
Look for our logo to purchase for the planet, learn more and join at onepercentfortheplanet.org.