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A list of collaborators who are supporting our habitat restoration project in Borneo
Zerin Properties Urus Harta Sdn Bhd aims to be a change maker in the property industry. They aim to make a difference to our fellow Malaysians and adopt sustainable strategies toward improving the lives of our countrymen and women. The shifting tide is coming where the way people do business will change from the archaic profit first mentality to the more sustainable future mentality. They believe that they must not merely depend on those in power to bring about change, but we must be the change. Their ESG Strategy is to create a meaningful impact, every day. From November 2021 to October 2022, they pledged to plant 30 trees each month and have since added 360 trees to the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.
A Little Thing is a one-of-a-kind online store that specialises in personalised gift boxes and DIY kits for loved ones, family, and friends. They also create corporate gift boxes and have partnered with us to make some of the boxes a little greener! They are running a campaign from August 2022 to August 2023 whereby a portion of the sales of their corporate gift sets will be contributed to planting saplings in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. To date, they have planted 50 trees with APE Malaysia!
Acer Gives Back To Earth is a campaign run by Acer Malaysia in collaboration with APE Malaysia. With every purchase of select Acer products, they will be planting a tree on behalf of their customers. From October 2022 to July 2023, they have committed to planting 2, 000 trees to restore fragmented forests in the Lower Kinabatangan. Join their #MakeYourGreenMark community!
Single Step Zero Waste is a zero-waste store that provides sustainable corporate gifting services. They pledged to help their corporate clients to combat plastic waste in their corporate gifting. To make corporate gifting sustainable, Single Step Zero Waste has taken the initiative to be part of the APE forest restoration project. For every successful corporate gifting order, part of the proceed will be contributed to planting trees on behalf of the corporate clients at the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. Start gifting in a sustainable way and add on to the 73 trees planted with them!
As a medical and healthcare communications agency, Bridges M&C recognises that encouraging biodiversity through reforestation can increase our chances of discovering new medicines, and preserve the lifeblood of medicinal botany. The Bridges Plants Trees campaign was officially launched on 14 July 2022 and ends on World Earth Day, on 22 April 2023. In addition to sponsoring 50 trees and three years’ maintenance of these trees, for every 10 trees sponsored through this campaign, Bridges M&C will be sponsoring an additional tree and three years’ maintenance of that tree. They have surpassed their 2022 target of 500 trees and hope to hit their next target of 800 trees by the end of February 2023!
During the AXA Week for Good in June 2022, Affin General Insurance Berhad (AAGI) and AXA AFFIN Life Insurance Berhad (AALI) pledged to plant 400 trees in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. The tree-planting activity is the key highlight for the sustainability week held annually by AXA, where it was packed with various programmes which promoted their two sustainability pillars―climate change and biodiversity amongst their employees worldwide.
MKA Cabinet Concept provides full house cabinetry customisation using low formaldehyde and eco-friendly materials. From June to August 2022, they are running a special campaign in conjunction with Parent’s Day. For every RM10,000 spent on cabinetry customisation, 1 tree will be planted in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.
Being a brand that supports nature and biodiversity, Clarins is committed to responsible beauty that supports many aspects that involves environment, social, economic responsibilities and permanent innovations into their skincare and services. One of many examples; Clarins works closely with local communities around the world to harvest and collect raw plant ingredients for their products in accordance with fair trade principles. Clarins ran a campaign and planted 800 trees on behalf of their customers from 4-30 April 2022!
As a pioneering green skincare brand in Malaysia, Yindi Natural strives to provide skincare products that are natural, vegan, cruelty free and earth friendly. They launched their business with a long-term goal of being carbon neutral. They not only ensure their ingredients are ethically and sustainably sourced, but have also taken their green initiatives a notch up from the day they launched by actively partaking in nature conservation efforts as well as collaborating with single use plastic upcycling efforts. They have committed to planting trees with the profits made from their sales. Since November 2021, 32 trees have been added to the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary thanks to their support.
Pioneering the influencer and content marketing industry in Malaysia, Nuffnang has worked with hundreds of brands and influencers, executing thousands of campaigns over the last 10 years. Since May 2021, Nuffnang together with their influencers and also clients has partnered with us to plant trees. To date, 1,722 trees have been added thanks to their contribution!
EARTH HERO is a project by Hong Leong Bank that encourages the future generation to be environmentally conscious. This project is designed to engage young people’s interests towards helping save the forests and ecosystem in Malaysia while learning good money habits. Find out more about this project.
Using only natural ingredients, the Sabun Company has a wide range of handcrafted soaps. There’s something for everyone! To show their support for our reforestation project, they have started their own initiative ‘Grow A Tree with Us’. For every bar of soap sold, a portion will be kept aside and contributed to planting trees with APE Malaysia as their partner! Through their efforts, 11 trees have been added to the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.
happi.kloth is an eco-friendly store that offers biodegradable Swedish cloths. They advocate for a sustainable lifestyle and their green ways can be seen throughout their products. Their packaging is made up of environmentally safe material such as kraft boxes, cellulose tape and plantable cards. To add on to their environmentally friendly ways, they are partnering with us to plant more trees! Through a portion of their sales that was contributed, 100 trees has been planted on their behalf in Borneo.
BMW Financial Services has committed to supporting our reforestation work in Borneo. For every sale (funded contract) of their plug-in hybrid vehicle (BMW 330e M Sport, BMW 530e M Sport, BMW 740Le xDrive and BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport) sold from May to July 2021, 5 trees were planted on behalf of the buyer at the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. This is in line with one of the company’s sustainability goals to create a tangible social impact in Malaysia. Click here for more information on the programme. 735 trees have been planted in Borneo thanks to BMW Financial Services.
Co-founded by two Malaysian mamas, Boss Mama provides solutions for busy mothers on-the-go looking for maternity apparel that is both functional and convenient, without skimping on style. Their hero product, The Real-Support Bra, is perfect for nursing and pumping mamas. In conjunction with World Environment Day on 5th June 2021, for every purchase of an Emerald Green Real-Support Bra, a tree was be planted. At the end of their campaign, 50 saplings were planted in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary!
A company with team members worldwide, NoFrillsCloud provides Secure Managed Cloud Hosting solutions and has committed themselves to running their business in the most environmentally friendly way. To offset the carbon footprint of their operations since June 2021, they have pledged to plant 10 trees monthly with APE Malaysia and have also offered their clients to do so through their green cloud hosting programme.
Brainbow Kids launched their Brainbow Box in April 2021. To give back to Mother Nature, a portion of the sales of each box would be donated to us and we’ll plant trees on their behalf. To date, 3 trees have been planted through their efforts. Their mission is to educate children about social emotional intelligence through art; to be kind, empathetic and brave amongst many. What an honour to plant trees on behalf of Brainbow Kids!
with love, Tasnim is a fashion company that dreams of helping to shape the future of sustainable fashion. They have launched a campaign to work towards their dream by donating 15% of the proceeds made from the sales of their shopping bags towards planting more trees in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. To date, 20 trees have been planted on their behalf!
Adania & co are currently running an environmental campaign called ‘Beleaf in yourself, Grow with us‘. For 14 months (October 2020 to December 2021), a contribution will be made to us for every purchase from their stores! To date, 86 trees have been planted in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. Adania & co advocating sustainability and ethically sourced products; we’re glad to be able to partner with them and plant trees on their behalf.
Borneo Candle Studio came up with a very unique way of celebrating their 1st and 2nd year anniversary in November 2020 and November 2021! A portion of their proceeds were channeled into giving back to the environment by planting 162 trees with us. They’ve inspired us with their environmentally friendly practices and passion for making the world a better place. In their words, one tree at a time!
In support of the reforestation initiative, Garden Gumbira gave away some of the profits made from their uniquely designed t-shirt sales in October 2020. Through their efforts, 15 more trees were planted along the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary. Besides having a creative side, their founder also has green fingers and a beautiful garden of her own, inspiring us to plant more edibles on a personal level!
In 2020, Good Travel, a Swedish organization included climate compensation as part of their project fees for each volunteer who signs on to their programme. They calculate the amount of CO2 emitted by the flights from Sweden to their travel destination and the cost to compensate for that amount. The funds are then channeled to APE Malaysia for trees to be planted. Thus far, we have planted 176 trees, offsetting 55 tons of carbon dioxide for Good Travel and their volunteers.
In 2019, PTT Outdoor started a #iLeaveNoTrace campaign whereby part of the sales of their merchandise went towards our habitat restoration efforts along the Kinabatangan River. With their contribution, we planted 100 tree saplings!