ECNC Group, one of the founding partners of Healthy Seas, is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that give one percent of their revenues to environmental causes.

This partnership places ECNC Group among a diverse global network of environmental organizations. 1% for the Planet member businesses fuel this nonprofit network through their annual contributions, which totaled over $22 million in 2011. On behalf of Healthy Seas, ECNC Group is now eligible to receive donations from 1% for the Planet member companies and this greatly expands the potential pool of funding to which ECNC can look to for support.

As co-founder of the Healthy Seas initiative, the ECNC Group joined forces with Aquafil and Star Sock to clean the oceans and seas off marine litter and recycle the rescued material for new textiles.

You can visit the profile of the ECNC Group at 1% for the Planet at

About 1% for the Planet

Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard and Craig Mathews, 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of over 1,350 member companies in 43 countries that donate one percent of their sales to environmental organizations worldwide. Each day, more than one new business joins the 1% for the Planet movement. As a network, the 1% community has become a frontrunner in funding the work of environmental groups around the world. To learn more visit