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Azada is member of 1% for the Planet

Azada announces 1% for the Planet Partnership

April 14, 2020.

To mark the upcoming Earth Day, Azada has proudly joined 1% for the Planet pledging to donate a minimum of 1% of all sales revenue to support non-profit environmental and social organisations focused on sustainability.

Setting up a company using traditional forms of harvesting and environmental integrity has always been at the forefront of our founder Kevin’s mind. Azada is already a  member of various European Union organisations that focuses on our ecosystem. Making the decision to become a member of 1% for the Planet was an intentional decision that complements the brand, but more importantly, inspires others to live in balance with nature and support a company like Azada that has a strong commitment to investing in sustainability efforts.

“At Azada, we are committed to sustainable business practices that benefit our community and the planet. 1% for the Planet is a trusted resource for like-minded businesses to come together to make a larger environmental impact. We’re excited to be part of a global network.” says Kevin, Founder of Azada.

To date over $225 million has been raised for non-profits worldwide. There are around 10 nonprofits and NGOs in the area already benefiting from this effort. Azada will support some of those local organisations.

“Our business was founded on the principles of sustainability and our love for the environment. We believe in natural, unprocessed ingredients and whenever possible source our ingredients from certified-organic farms and also place great emphasis on cruelty-free practices. Further, we use sustainable packaging materials to minimise our carbon footprint,” added Kevin.

About 1% for the Planet

Over 2000 business members in more than 60 countries give back to our planet through over 3500 non-profit partners in six core issue areas: climate, food, land, pollution, water and wildlife. Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of Blue Ribbon Flies. 1% for the Planet inspires businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions through everyday actions. 1% for the Plant network has given over $225 million back to this big blue planet. To learn more go to www.onepercentfortheplanet.org.

About Azada

Azada is a food company based in Tarragona, Spain, which was founded in 2009 by Kevin and Josep Maria. We offer a selection of organic, premium olive oils and gourmet patés, which are available globally. We use ethical, environmental and sustainable certifications to ensure that all of the ingredients used in our products support these active organisations, including the European Vegetarian Union (EVU), the European Union Organic certification and the European Union-Eco-regulation (Verordnung).

For more information please contact Anisha Mistry, anisha@azada.es

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