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Friends of Bonobos Joins 1% for the Planet

We’re proud to announce Friends of Bonobos is now a nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet. This global alliance includes 6,000 businesses and individual members who have pledged to support effective environmental organizations.

“The 1% for the Planet network is a powerful way to connect companies and individuals with our urgent mission -- to end the bonobo crisis in our lifetimes,” said Ariel Rogers, Executive Director of Friends of Bonobos.

“We are delighted to be part of the 1% for the Planet network, and we look forward to partnering with members to rescue, rewild, and protect bonobos for the long haul,” Rogers said.

1% for the Planet works to make environmental giving easy and effective through third-party certification, partnership advising and impact storytelling. Businesses pledge to donate 1% of their annual sales to nonprofit organizations that are vetted by 1% for the Planet and known for doing high-impact work for the environment, such as Friends of Bonobos.

Since its founding, 1% for the Planet members have given more than $310 million to approved nonprofit partners. Learn more at

First Partner

Friends of Bonobos’ first corporate supporter through 1% for the Planet is Saola Shoes, which makes footwear from recycled and sustainable materials.

Saola Shoes has pledged 1% of all sales to support preserving biodiversity, including bonobos.

"We’re grateful to Saola for choosing to support bonobos, and delighted to begin this partnership,” Rogers said.

You Can Too!

To learn how you or your company can partner with us, please visit our 1% for the Planet partner profile. (Members may log in for complete details). Or email Carrie Maloney, Friends of Bonobos Director of Growth, at


Our sister organization, Les Amis des Bonobos en Europe, is also a 1% for the Planet nonprofit partner!


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