CARBON NEUTRAL INVESTMENTS PARTNERS WITH CHILDREN’S CHARITY, MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION
London, 12 June 2012 – Carbon Neutral Investments announces its new partnership with well-known children’s charity, Make A Wish Foundation®UK.
Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK grants magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions. Since being established in the UK in 1986, it has granted over 7,500 wishes. Make-A-Wish is affiliated to Make-A-Wish Foundation® international. It is now the largest wish-granting organisation in the world and helps to serve children in 47 countries on five continents through its 36-affiliate offices.
The partnership involves CNI installing a carbon calculator on the Make A Wish Foundation ® UK’s website. Visitors to the website will have the option to purchase a carbon credit. For every credit sold, CNI has agreed to make a donation to the charity, a huge incentive for supporters of the charity.
The Make A Wish Foundation currently has 14 Patrons, including Jenson Button MBE. Having offset Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team in 2010, Carbon Neutral Investments has already has strong ties in the world of Formula 1.
When asked about the Make A Wish Foundation® UK Jenson said: ‘I am extremely proud to be a Patron of such an outstanding charity. I have attended some of the Make A Wish Foundation charity events and I have witnessed first hand how they make a difference to the lives of terminally ill children. I will continue to personally help to develop this charity, to create awareness and to make a difference by granting wishes.’
Edward Carlton, CNI Head of UK Operations, said: ‘CNI is always looking to make a difference so we are enormously pleased to have established a partnership with such a well renowned UK charity. We are looking forward to selling carbon credits on the Make A Wish Foundation® UK website. The donations CNI will make in return for the carbon credits sold will help to improve the lives of 3-17 year olds suffering from life threatening illnesses.’