1% for the planet

BLUE ICE is one of the member companies of 1% for the planet. This worldwide movement is made up of more than 2,500 member companies who have chosen to donate 1% of their turnover to associations for the preservation of the environment. The movement was started in 2001 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia and Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, whose respective companies had already been philanthropists for many years, without negatively affecting their business. They decided to create this network to convince more companies to get involved in environmental philanthropy. In 2018, the cumulative donation since the creation of the movement was over $ 220 million.

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créa mont blanc

CREA Mont-Blanc is a scientific NGO whose mission is to explore the impact of climate change on biodiversity and to share this knowledge with decision-makers and citizens. Expert in alpine ecology and data science, CREA Mont-Blanc has put participatory science at the heart of its approach by associating researchers, decision-makers and the general public in its observatory of mountain biodiversity and climate change.

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Mountain Wilderness

Mountain Wilderness, created in 1988, is an international association whose main goal is “the safeguard of the mountain, in all its aspects. "It is an NGO, with national sections and recognized in France as being of public utility. Open to all mountain lovers, Mountain Wilderness supports a relationship with the mountains based on respect for people and nature. For this, the actions of the association aim to : ensure the maintenance of natural balances, challenge unreasonable practices, offer gentle approaches to the mountain, support a diversified mountain economy. Recognized as a public utility and approved for environmental protection, the association works to change behavior vis-à-vis the mountain through actions on the ground, expert publications and relations with political actors, associative and economic. Independent of financial and political pressures, Mountain Wilderness advocates a comprehensive mountain approach in which "preservation of the natural environment" and "improvement of the economy" constitute the same challenge.

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The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance is the universally recognized voice of climbers in the greater Wasatch region of the United States. It was created in 2002 to solve a problem with access to rock climbing in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Today, the SLCA is one of the most reputable local climbing organizations in the country. She acts as an advocate with public and private landowners to protect access to rock climbing throughout the region. She also serves as a steward of climbing sites, managing the redevelopment of established routes, improving or developing sustainable access to trails, and educating climbers in the responsible use of outdoor climbing areas. The SLCA is a community-supported, not-for-profit climbing organization that works closely with local and national government public land agencies, private land owners, as well as local climbing advocacy organizations and national.

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Access Fund

Started in 1991, the Access Fund was founded to keep climbing areas open and to conserve the climbing environment. Access Fund represents millions of climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, and bouldering. Six core programs support our mission on national and local levels : climbing policy and advocacy, stewardship and conservation, local support and mobilization, land acquisition and protection, risk management and landowner support, education

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Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center has been keeping Utah skiers “on top” since 1981.The UAC is not only the forecast center, but also serves as a community avalanche educator, and professional avalanche educator in and around the Wasatch.

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