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Jason Nugent Photography Announces Membership with 1% for the Planet

 

FREDERICTON, NEW BRUNSWICK, OCTOBER 2ND, 2018 — Jason Nugent Photography joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment.

“Our member companies have donated more than $175 million to our environmental nonprofit partners to date. Currently, only 3% of total philanthropy goes to the environment and, only 3% of that comes from businesses. The planet needs bigger support than this, and our growing network of member businesses is doing its valuable part to increase giving and support on the ground outcomes. Our members lead with purpose and commitment, characteristics that consumers support. We’re excited to welcome Jason Nugent Photography to our global network,” says Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet.

As a creative who depends on the well-being of the natural world to generate compelling work for my clients, I’m thrilled about this next step and looking forward to contributing to this important cause.

Members of 1% for the Planet contribute one percent of annual sales directly to any of the approved nonprofit environmental organizations in the network. Nonprofits are approved based on referrals, track record and environmental focus. Thousands of nonprofits worldwide are currently approved.

About 1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet is a global organization that connects dollars and doers to accelerate smart environmental giving. We recognize that the current level of environmental giving – only 3% of total philanthropy – is not enough to solve the most pressing issues facing our planet.

Through our business and individual membership, 1% for the Planet inspires people to support environmental organizations through annual membership and everyday actions. We advise on giving strategies, we certify donations, and we amplify the impact of the network.

Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies, our members have given more than $175 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Today, 1% for the Planet is a network of more than 1,500 member businesses, a new and expanding core with hundreds of individual members, and thousands of nonprofit partners in more than 60 countries. Look for our logo and visit www.onepercentfortheplanet.org to learn more.

About Jason Nugent Photography

Based out of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Jason is an adventure, action, and rally photographer with more than a decade of experience in the field. He has travelled and worked in more than ninety countries. Recent projects have taken place in the Scottish Hebrides, the Faroe Islands, Norway, and Nepal.

He has collaborated on projects with many great organizations and people, including Panasonic Canada, the Canadian Rally Championship, the American Rally Association, F-Stop Gear, Sportscheck, Altitude Sports, Simon Fraser University, Inside Track News Magazine, Six Star Magazine, The Radical Edge, Sail Scotland, the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund, plus others.

He is represented by Gallery 78 for his fine art landscape photography. In 2016 he was awarded funding from the New Brunswick Arts Board in order to pursue his craft.