Impact Partner: One Tree Planted

Through the Karma Wallet Card. when you buy gas or take rideshare, we automatically donate to reforestation projects with One Tree Planted.

January 24, 2024


Planting trees for a greener future. One Tree Planted, a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization and partner of Karma Wallet, is on a mission to restore global ecosystems through the simple act of planting trees. Through Karma Wallet and the Karma Wallet Card, we make it simple to get involved. When you buy gas or take rideshare using your card, we automatically donate to reforestation projects through OTP.

But who is One Tree Planted, and how do their reforestation projects work? Get the full scoop! 

One Tree Planted Mission

Founded on a simple yet powerful premise, One Tree Planted is a nonprofit organization with a mission deeply rooted in environmental conservation. Established in 2014 and based in Vermont, the organization operates on the belief that the act of planting trees can have a profound and lasting impact on the health of our planet.

 One Tree Planted focuses on reforestation efforts globally, working collaboratively with partners and communities to address deforestation, promote biodiversity, and combat climate change.

The organization envisions a world where individuals, businesses, and communities come together to create a sustainable and thriving future. 

At the heart of One Tree Planted’s strategy is the recognition of the vital role trees play in maintaining ecological balance. Trees act as natural carbon sinks, absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen, thereby mitigating the effects of climate change. Through strategic projects, One Tree Planted endeavors to restore landscapes, protect watersheds, and preserve biodiversity for future generations.

One of the distinctive features of One Tree Planted is its transparent and accessible approach to environmental stewardship. The organization engages individuals, businesses, and other nonprofits through various tree-planting initiatives. Donors can contribute to specific projects, allowing them to see the direct impact of their support. 

By the Numbers

  • OTP has more than doubled the number of trees planted each year since 2014
  • To date, they’ve planted over 100,000,000+ trees
  • 681 planting partners across 80 countries

As a testament to its global reach, One Tree Planted has successfully implemented reforestation projects on almost every continent. From North America to Asia, Africa to South America, the organization’s impact extends far and wide. 

How it Works

One Tree Planted employs a strategic and collaborative approach to reforestation, utilizing their platform to engage a global community in tree-planting initiatives. 

Here’s a closer look at the key elements of how they operate:

Global Partnerships: One Tree Planted collaborates with local partners, governments, and communities worldwide to identify and implement reforestation projects. These partnerships ensure that tree-planting efforts are culturally sensitive, environmentally sustainable, and beneficial to local ecosystems.

Transparency and Accountability: Transparency is a cornerstone of One Tree Planted’s approach. Donors can choose specific reforestation projects to support, and the organization provides updates and reports on the progress and impact of each initiative. This transparency fosters a sense of accountability and trust among supporters.

Diverse Reforestation Projects: Recognizing the unique challenges faced by different regions, One Tree Planted implements a variety of reforestation projects. These include efforts to restore forests after wildfires, support wildlife habitats, protect watersheds, and more. The diversity of projects allows the organization to address specific environmental needs in various parts of the world.

Community Engagement and Education: One Tree Planted believes in the power of education and community involvement. The organization not only plants trees but also seeks to raise awareness about the importance of forests and the role trees play in sustaining life. Through educational initiatives, they empower individuals to become environmental stewards.

Karma Wallet & One Tree Planted Partnership

By embedding impact into your daily purchases, Karma Wallet makes it easy to support amazing non-profits like One Tree Planted. There’s 2 ways to support OTP through Karma Wallet: 

  1. When you create a free web app account and securely link a banking card, we’ll plant a tree in your honor
  2. Through the Karma Wallet Card, when you buy gas or take rideshare, we automatically donate to reforestation projects. In our dream world, electric cars are the norm, public transportation is accessible (and easy to use!), and city infrastructure prioritizes walking and biking. This future is possible – but in the meantime, we’re making your daily drives a lot more sustainable. 

It’s that simple. Ready to get involved? Sign up for the Karma Wallet Card below!

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