In alignment with our mission to amplify positive impact and in particular our value of Take Care, BrightGo Solutions donates 1% of all sales (based on revenue, not profit) to select social and environmental sustainability organizations (thank you to Kwela and 1% for the Planet for inspiration). Unless specified otherwise, it will be split evenly so do let us know if you have a preferred organization for the donation. See below to learn more about our currently supported groups (ordered from most local to most global) and we hope you'll become as optimistic about our future as we are!
- FreeGeek Community Technology Centre: Vancouver based Free Geek is a nonprofit community organization that reduces the environmental impact of waste electronics by reusing and recycling donated technology. Through community engagement they provide education, job skills training, Internet access and free or low cost computers to the public so everyone has an opportunity to participate in our global, connected world.
- More information: www.freegeekvancouver.org
- Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology: SCWIST, based in British Columbia, has been inspiring girls and promoting women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM fields) for 35 years. They support and promote the education of girls and women through programs and activities that they develop in partnership with the community including outreach to girls K-12. SCWIST boosts the numbers, retention and status of women in the workplace by facilitating networking, mentoring and advocating woman-friendly policies both with companies and government at provincial and federal levels. They highlight opportunities, achievements and positive messages for and about women in the field.
- More information: www.scwist.ca
- Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication: EECOM is Canada’s national, bilingual, charitable network for environmental learning (EL). Since 1993, EECOM works strategically and collaboratively to advance EL to ensure Canadians are environmentally literate, engaged in environmental stewardship and contributing to a healthy, sustainable future. At a time when the environment and sustainability issues are a clear priority to Canadians and other global citizens, EECOM’s role is more important than ever before. EECOM is also a formal Affiliate member of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
- More information: www.eecom.org
- International Planned Parenthood Federation: IPPF is building on a proud history of more than 60 years of achievement challenging social convention and promoting family planning as a human right. They are committed to leading a locally owned, globally connected civil society movement that provides and enables services and champions sexual and reproductive health and rights for all, especially the under-served. IPPF is determined to work with different attitudes, cultures, traditions, and laws to improve the lives of women, men and youth around the world.
- More information: www.ippf.org