Cosimo, Publisher for a Sustainable Society, Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet
Specialty Publisher joins global not-for-profit network committed to a healthy and sustainable planet.
- New York, NY (1888PressRelease) May 02, 2012 - Cosimo, Inc., a New York-based leading specialty publisher announces it joined 1% for the Planet pledging one percent of its sales to support non-profit organizations focused on sustainability. 1% for the Planet is a growing global alliance of nearly 1,500 companies in 44 countries that donate to a network of almost 3,000 approved environmental organizations worldwide, from the EcoHealth Alliance in New York to the Friends of the Earth in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the Zoological Society of London, England, and many more.
In Cosimo's catalog one can find a wide range of books describing innovative ways towards a sustainable society, including "Water, the Blood of the Earth" by Allard Stikker, and the soon to be released "The Tierra Solution -Resolving the Climate Crisis Through Monetary Transformation" by Frans Verhagen. In addition, Cosimo has a history of dedicating proceeds of specific books to non-for-profit organizations, such as "A Dream Come True" by David Kahn and "We're Global Citizens" by Steffi Schutze benefiting respectively The Aid for Traumatized Children Project and International House of New York.
"Cosimo is a great addition to the network. By signing on to 1% for the Planet, this publisher shows they're really walking the walk in their sustainability efforts," says Terry Kellogg, 1% CEO. "They're using generosity as a tool with which to build their business and enabling valuable environmental work along the way. We're excited to welcome them to the 1% family."
Cosimo publisher and CEO Alexander M. Dake said: "In addition to publishing books for a sustainable society and our existing support for specific non-profits, we wanted to align ourselves with a larger movement of businesses and non-profits that together can be a powerful force supporting our planet. We are proud to be part of 1% for the Planet and hope our step will also inspire our readers, authors and business partners to act."
ABOUT 1% FOR THE PLANET
Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of member companies that donate to environmental organizations worldwide. As a network, the 1% community has become a frontrunner in funding the work of environmental groups around the world. To learn more about 1% go to: www.onepercentfortheplanet.org
ABOUT COSIMO Inc.
Cosimo, Inc., is a New York based specialty publisher of books and publications that inspire, inform and engage readers. Cosimo's mission is to create a smart and sustainable society by connecting people with valuable ideas. We offer authors and organizations full publishing support, while using the newest technologies to present their works in the most effective and timely manner.
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