Author: Bas Fransen

Posted on 2020-01-22

EcoMatcher Scales New Heights

January 22, 2020 -EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with New Growth, a foundation with Irish roots planting trees in the Himalayas in Nepal. After the devastating earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, Simthali, a valley east of Kathmandu and close to the epicenter of…

Posted on 2020-01-21

What is Agroforestry?

The increasing impact of climate change is a serious problem that cannot be waved away with the swift flick of a magic wand. Melting ice caps, growing deforestation, scarcity of fresh drinking water, increasing temperatures at a global level, ozone layer depletion; the list is…

Posted on 2019-12-12

EcoMatcher goes South America!

December 12, 2019 – EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with Plant Your Future, an amazing nonprofit specialized in tree-planting in Peru. Plant Your Future empowers smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest to restore their deforested and degraded land with productive agroforestry — planting…

Posted on 2019-12-03

Book: Ideas to Fight the Climate Crisis; Sustainable Resolutions for a Business

Dear Reader, I am proud to present to you my book with ideas to fight the climate crisis and with sustainable resolutions for a business. This book is dedicated to Planet Earth. I do hope you find the book inspiring and interesting and see opportunities…

Posted on 2019-11-21

Festival Gifts That are Good for the Planet

With the festive season just around the corner, choosing eco-friendly corporate gifts for your employees not only act as a gesture of goodwill but also help towards achieving sustainable development goals and targets for your business. Additionally, making a valuable contribution towards protecting the environment, regardless of how small…

Posted on 2019-11-13

The Basics of a Carbon Footprint

With climate change issues taking over government agendas, and sustainable development goals being given the topmost priority by individuals and corporates alike, the term “carbon footprint” has gained incredible traction over the past couple of years. Carbon footprints are essentially used to denote the full…

Posted on 2019-11-07

What is Sustainable Tourism?

An ever-evolving and rapidly growing industry, there seems to be no place in the world that remains untouched as far as tourism is concerned. Where tourism helps in generating local revenue and also acts as a catalyst in the growth of the local economy, it…

Posted on 2019-11-03

Restoration Ecology and Ecological Restoration

You might be wondering: what is restoration ecology? The term itself might sound simplistic, but restoration ecology is a nuanced, layered topic – and a field of study! It is the scientific study of ecological restoration, how it is carried out and what it entails….

Posted on 2019-10-31

Tree and Tree Planting: Busting Myths

Trees are vital to our existence. Now that we’ve stated the obvious– the biggest plants on the planet help in preventing soil erosion support wildlife, store carbon and give us oxygen. Trees are the longest surviving species on our planet. They have been around for…

Posted on 2019-10-24

A Zero-Waste Gifting Idea that is Out of the Box

Zero waste lifestyles are more than a passing trend – they are the need of the hour.  With most people, especially corporates, understanding the impacts of climate change, the demand for climate change solutions in almost every market – much like global warming itself – has gone from…

Posted on 2019-10-20

How Tree-Planting Can Increase Revenues

Tree planting has for long been heralded as one of the most feasible large-scale climate change solutions. But the business viability of the process is just about coming to light now, with private firms taking just as much interest as responsible government entities across the…

Posted on 2019-10-16

5 Reasons to Include Tree Planting in Corporate Gifting

It is again that time of the year, with Christmas and year end coming, where companies are scratching their head what to corporate gift their stakeholders. Why Gifting Trees Is A Good Idea Corporate businesses should seriously consider the idea of gifting trees as a…