A new collaboration between One Tribe and promotional services brand Prominate will enable Prominate to purchase high grade nature based offsets and fund global forest conservation and regeneration projects.
Prominate is an industry leader in creating, servicing and delivering promotional programs that help businesses streamline their operations and increase the efficiency of their marketing material. The team offers a range of solutions including procurement consultancy, promotional merchandise programs, and marketing supply chain management advice.
As a changemaker in their industry, the team at Prominate are committed to reducing their carbon footprint and have set inspiring sustainability targets for themselves, including offsetting their remaining emissions and becoming net zero.
Promiante’s recent partnership with One Tribe will identify areas of carbon improvement and implement solutions that will help Prominate achieve its ESG-guided sustainability goals.
Through this new partnership, Prominate aim to offset remaining business emissions by funding nature based solutions that abide to the UN SDG’s and help form a new way forward for Prominates personal ESG commitments.
One Tribe will assist Prominate to identify opportunities to reduce carbon emissions and implement solutions that will help the company achieve their ESG targets and UN sustainability goals. The partnership is an example of how our working together opens up opportunities to make a positive impact on the planet in line with new offsetting policies and criteria for SME businesses.
Prominate works with hundreds of businesses, recommending solutions that benefit the planet without impacting operations, ultimately helping businesses to incorporate sustainable practices across their supply chain. With the addition of One Tribe’s API, Prominate will be able to reduce their carbon emissions by protecting trees in threatened forest regions across the globe.
Jonathan Wragg, Global Sustainability Director at Prominate commented on the partnership saying; “I am delighted to be working with BCorp certified One Tribe. Through their carbon offset projects with Indigenous landowners and forest conservation projects, we will directly support communities to self-manage their forests and deliver long-term community benefits. Their commitment and values to climate action and human rights is closely aligned with our own. Through their carbon offset projects with Indigenous landowners and forest conservation projects, we will directly support communities to self-manage their forests and deliver long-term community benefits. This partnership is part of our ESG roadmap to net zero and commitment to our UN Global Compact Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”
The partnership between One Tribe and Prominate is about more than just reducing carbon and emissions. It’s about taking meaningful climate action that has a real impact on the planet. . Our work together will enable us to drive positive climate change by measuring, reducing, and reporting on our climate impact throughout our business activity and offsetting our carbon emissions through certified rainforest protection projects.
One Tribe will be responsible for measuring and tracking progress to ensure that Prominate continues to make a positive impact on the planet. This will involve measuring the total number of acres saved, trees protected, carbon stored, and car emission equivalents removed.
CEO and Founder of One Tribe Ric Porteus added, “We’re excited to be working with the passionate and climate-focused team members at Prominate HQ. Working with us at One Tribe, they can now easily adopt a Net Zero path that will engage their team and customers and ultimately arrive at net zero faster.”
The partnership between One Tribe and Prominate is an exciting opportunity to showcase to businesses the most effective and meaningful ways to achieve net zero emissions. By working together, we will be able to identify opportunities for carbon and emissions reduction and implement solutions that will help Prominate achieve its sustainability goals.
Eric currently works as an independent consultant at the intersection of nature and climate, focused on catalysing market and non-market solutions to drive the just transition.
He previously was Head of Product at Earthshot Labs, supporting nature conservation and restoration projects across the global south secure project finance. Prior to Earthshot Labs, Eric led nature-based carbon project development for Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique and founded the Carbon Cooperative, a global alliance of leading nature conservation and restoration practitioners exploring carbon finance. After serving in the Peace Corps in Mozambique out of university, he spent much of his 20s working in community-based conservation and ecosystem restoration efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa interspersed with two startup ventures as co-founder and CEO of a mental health tech startup and COO of a sustainable coffee company. Eric has a dual Masters in Environmental Engineering and Environmental Policy from Stanford University where he was a NSF Graduate Research Fellow and a BS in Environmental Engineering from Tufts University.
Alan is a risk management thought-leader, superconnector, and FinTech pioneer. His mission is to enable an Earth Positive economy which includes nature in global accounting systems.
Alan is Founder of Generation Blue, a venture studio dedicated to planetary game changers powered by exponential technologies. Previously, Alan established Natural Capital Markets at Lykke AG, pioneering blockchain based forestry and carbon backed tokens. Alan has over two decades of risk management experience advising global financial institutions, and was a founding member of the RiskMetrics Group, a JPMorgan spin-off. Alan is an investor and advisor to regenerative impact ventures, including TreeBuddy.Earth, Regenativ, and Vlinder Climate.
Lori Whitecalf made history when she became the first woman to be elected Chief of Sweetgrass First Nation in 2011. She served three terms of office from 2011-2017.
Lori took a two-year hiatus from leadership to expand the family ranch and serve as the FSIN Senior Industry Liaison. She was re-elected on November 29. 2019 and again on November 30, 2021, as Chief of Sweetgrass. Chief Whitecalf practises a traditional lifestyle of hunting, fishing and gathering. She currently sits on the following boards: Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology, FSIN Lands and Resource Commission, Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre and Battleford Agency Tribal Chiefs Executive Council, FSIN Women’s Commission.
Tina is the Chief Business Officer for MLTC Industrial Investments, the Economic Development arm of the Meadow Lake Tribal Council. She has a diverse background of experience. Having spent 15 years as a municipal Chief Operating Officer, 20 years involved in Saskatchewan’s Health Authority Board Keewatin Yatthe and 9 years with Northern Lights Board of Education.
She continues as a Board Member with Beaver River Community Futures supporting small business development in her home region. Tina brings a wealth of experience in a variety of fields and many connections to the Indigenous communities of Northern Saskatchewan. In addition Tina holds a BA Advanced from the U of S, a Certificate in Local Government Authority from the U of R and is certified as a Professional Economic Developer for Saskatchewan and a certified Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer (TAED).
Tootoosis’ career spans 40+ years in HRM, political leadership, and Indigenous economic development, as a dedicated bridge builder and advocate for Indigenous causes.
As a key member of the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA) team since 2021, he develops strategies for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission final report and Call to Action #92.
He is a graduate of the First Nations University of Canada and a certified Professional Aboriginal Economic Developer. Spearheading various community initiatives while serving as a Chair of the SIEDN while directing ILDII and WIBF. Founder of MGT Consulting Tootoosis is based in Saskatoon, Treaty Six Territory.
Cy Standing (Wakanya Najin in Dakota) has a long and distinguished career including serving overseas as an Electronics Technician in the Royal Canadian Air Force, former Chief of Wahpeton Dakota Nation, former Vice Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indigenous Nations (FSIN), past Executive Director of Community Development Branch of the Department of Northern Saskatchewan as well as an Order in Council appointment to the Federal Parole Board.
Mr. Standing has served as a Director on many Profit and Non-Profit Corporate Boards, including serving as a Director for Affinity Credit Union with assets of over six billion dollars as well as IMI Brokerage and Wanuskewin and is currently a member of the One Tribe Indigenous Carbon Board.