Green Earth Appeal

  

Green Earth Appeal

 

Your Everlasting Rose are an Official Partner of the Green Earth Appeal who work with the ‘United Nation’s Environment Programme’ and ‘Plant For The Planet’. 

The Green Earth Appeal is a Not-For-Profit Social Enterprise, changing lives of some of the planet’s poorest communities through tree planting, in partnership with the United Nations Environment. Currently, trees are being planted in Tanzania.

You can find out more about Green Earth Appeal and what they achieve at www.greenearthappeal.org or by clicking their logo to the right.

Whenever you purchase from Your Everlasting Rose you are contributing to the sustainability of our planet. 💚 

 

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” – George Eliot

The Billion Tree Campaign

The Billion Tree Campaign was inspired by the late Nobel Peace Prize winner, Professor Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement. When an executive in the United States told Professor Maathai their corporation was planning to plant a million trees, her response was:

“That’s great, but what we really need is to plant a billion trees.”

The Green Earth Appeal is one of sixty-one worldwide Tree Planting Partners in the United Nations Environment’s Billion Tree Campaign. The campaign started in 2006 and since then has successfully planted more than twelve billion trees. This programme has encouraged partnership between governments, organisations, communities and individuals to work towards a better global future through the planting of trees.
The Green Earth Appeal is a partner in a diverse group from sectors that include vehicles, finance, cosmetics, confectionary, NGOs and other United Nations agencies committed to The Billion Tree Campaign.

The Billion Tree campaign aims to address the multitude of issues associated with deforestation and to return global temperature rises to within two degrees Celsius of pre-industrial levels through the reforestation. Approximately seventeen percent of greenhouse gas emissions are the result of deforestation and forest degradation.

Whilst planting trees may seem like a simple solution to a massive global problem, this one action can lessen the impact of global warming and enhance biodiversity. Trees are key to protecting the environment for future generations.

In planting trees, it is possible to increase the production of oxygen, absorb CO2, reduce soil erosion and its damaging effects, ensure the provision of habitat for wildlife.
The Billion Tree Campaign had an initial target of registering, through its dedicated website, one billion trees in 2007.

In 2008, the Campaign’s objective was raised to seven billion trees – a target to be met by the climate change conference that was held in Copenhagen, Denmark in December 2009. By September 2009, the seven billion planted trees mark had been surpassed. In January 2013 this number had risen to 12 billion and by 2017 15 billion.

Our Mission

 

We are passionate about roses and passionate about people! Buying roses from us means that you are participating in empowering women out of poverty in rural Ecuador as well as purchasing a piece of natural luxury in your home!  This has become know as “The Flower Effect”.
 
Proudly, this means that we are a carbon neutral company! This could not be achieved without all of our customers. Please see the number below updated each month with every tree planted. Our target is to plant 1,000 trees via Green Earth Appeal.
 
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Our Pledge

Your Everlasting Rose will plant one tree with every purchase, we believe luxury doesn't have to cost the earth.

"Think Globally, Act Locally"

Wonderful Partnership

Our Target

Trees Planted with The Green Earth Appeal