This International Women’s Day we’re proud to announce a new partnership with TreeSisters and our ambitious plan to plant one million trees with our phones. TreeSisters put community and women’s empowerment at the heart of their tree planting projects. Together we’ll be celebrating all the awesome things that trees do above and beyond absorbing carbon from the atmosphere ๐ŸŽ‰

Going beyond CO2

We’re really proud to be a carbon negative company. That means that we take out twice as much carbon from the air as we’re responsible for. We do this by planting trees ๐ŸŒณย  – and lots of them – because trees absorb carbon from the atmosphere. But there are lots of other reasons why trees are great – beyond offsetting carbon emissions. Trees are home to animals , they prevent soil erosion ๐ŸŒ, protect ocean health ๐ŸŒŠ and support communities by giving people jobs. When trees are cut down it has a knock-on effect – land becomes difficult to farm, it can lead to flooding and the normal circle of life is disrupted which can often lead to poverty.

That’s why we’ve decided to give trees the credit they deserve ๐Ÿ† Now, on top of our commitment to being a carbon negative business through our partnership with On A Mission – we are working with TreeSisters to fund the planting of an extra one million trees – or what we like to call the Honest Forest.

Forest Image showing how many trees Honest Mobile have planted in partnership with TreeSisters and One Percent for the Planet

Planting trees with TreeSisters

We’ve chosen to partner with TreeSisters because they share our love of the planet ๐Ÿ’š and celebrate the positive impact trees have ๐Ÿฅณย  – like the key part they play in promoting biodiversity ๐Ÿฆœ, providing homes for animals ๐Ÿตย  and preventing flooding ๐ŸŒŠ We love TreeSisters’ vision of restoring forests using indigenous species, fostering local knowledge and skills, and encouraging women’s participation. They focus on planting trees ‘intelligently, appropriately, respectfully and successfully’ – paying a fair wage to people in poverty as agents of global forest restoration. Our Honest Forest is being grown all around the world by different communities.

Grow your own forest and track your trees

As an Honest Mobile member 1% of your bill goes towards tree planting and you can track how many trees you’ve planted in the app. We encourage you to plant extra trees every month by entering you into a raffle to win a free month when you do. We love seeing how many trees you’ve planted so be sure to tag us in screenshots and use the hashtag #HonestForest for an extra entry into our monthly draw.

Honest Mobile app showing number of trees planted in the Honest Forest

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