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Terra Alpha is Welcomed by 1% for the Planet

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Middleburg, VA – Terra Alpha Investments LLC, an investment firm using Environmental Productivity as a key factor in selecting companies in our global portfolio, is pleased to become a recognized member of 1% for the Planet. Members of 1% for the Planet contribute one percent of their sales directly to nonprofit environmental organizations.

“We are thrilled to be a member and support a forward thinking organization like 1% for the Planet. Our firm benefits from the work being done at many environmental non-profits and we support their work through our contributions,” says Tim Dunn, co-founder of Terra Alpha.

“We’re excited to welcome Terra Alpha to our global network. Our members have donated more than $150 million to environmental nonprofits to date. Currently, only 3% of total philanthropy goes to the environment and, only 3% of that comes from businesses. The planet needs bigger support than this, and our growing network of member businesses is doing its valuable part to increase giving and support on the ground outcomes.” says Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet.

About 1% for the Planet:

1% for the Planet is a global organization, leading a network of businesses, nonprofits, and individuals working together for a healthy planet. Launched in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, former owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, our network consists of more than 1,200 member companies and thousands of approved nonprofit partners in more than 60 countries. Brands whose products and services feature the 1% for the Planet logo give 1% of sales annually to nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting the environment. Our members have given more than $150 million back to the planet since 2002.

About Terra Alpha Investments:

Terra Alpha Investments is a global investment management company that believes a portfolio of the world’s most fundamentally strong, attractively-valued, and environmentally-productive companies will provide investors with superior long-term, risk-adjusted returns, and advocates to bring the economic system into greater alignment with the natural systems. The firm utilizes 75+ combined years of successful, traditional investment experience with a hybrid research approach to select equities for its portfolio, and has generated attractive financial and environmental returns since its launch in 2015.