(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Trident Sustainability Group announces a new partnership
with One Percent for the Planet. With this partnership, Trident Sustainability Group
commits to donating 1% of revenue to environmental non-profit organizations.
1% for the Planet exists to build and support an alliance of businesses financially
committed to creating a healthy planet. Founded in 2001 by Yvon Chouinard,
founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for
the Planet has grown to more than 1,200 members in 38 countries with over
$50 million donated.
Trident Sustainability Group is one of only 14 members in Georgia.
"It is important as a triple bottom line business that we demonstrate our philanthropy and
commitment to the environment from the get-go", said Tommy Linstroth, Principal of
Trident Sustainability Group. "Especially in tough economic times, it is critical to support
other organizations dedicated to improving and preserving our natural environment."
Trident Sustainability Group is a full-service sustainability and green building
consulting firm that focuses on providing triple bottom line solutions to a diverse range
of clients both locally and nationwide. Trident provides hands on guidance on green
building design and construction and offers extensive development-based expertise
to help clients achieve LEED certification for their projects. Trident also provides
institutional sustainability services to organizations, from nonprofit and small business
to municipalities and government agencies looking to decrease energy and water
consumption, improve indoor air quality, and reduce their environmental footprint.