Is your workplace ready to do something about climate change? Workplace giving is a simple way for employees to make pre-tax donations via payroll and offset their carbon emissions.
How It Works
Workplace Giving works by taking a small donation out of every pay cycle. There are no costs involved and if you are donating to a charity endorsed by the ATO such as Carbon Positive Australia, there is an immediate tax benefit each pay. It also saves time at the end of financial year as there is no need to sort through receipts and records.
Fill out the contact form below or give us a call on 1300 857 970 to discuss how we can work directly with your company.
We are also listed on Benevity, Good Company and Good2give – all purpose-built, online workplace giving platforms that provides an easy-to-use and secure way to manage workplace giving. You’ll find us under the environmental section.
Good2Give provides an excellent online calculator that will show you how much a donation from each pay or a one-off donation will save you in tax and actually cost.
There is also information listed on the ATO website about how to set up a workplace giving program at your company.
Join us in educating and encouraging your colleagues in collaborating to restore Australia’s native habitats.
All funds go towards supporting our charitable objectives which are planting native trees and providing educational resources. We also have fundraising and administration costs which a portion of your donation supports. To view our financial reports please go here. If you contribute via plant a tree or carbon offsets your funds will be allocated to planting pools from all of our planting sites.
It really depends. Generally, carbon uptake is measured on a per-hectare basis, rather than a per-tree basis. The amount of carbon sequestered per hectare depends on tree growth, which depends on the species and the planting density. In high rainfall zones with good quality soil, it may take 3-5 trees over 25 years to remove 1 tonne of carbon dioxide. In lower rainfall zones with poorer soil, it could take as many as 15 trees.
We plant on cleared and degraded land across Australia, with a particular focus on the Western Australian wheatbelt. We mostly work on rural land where large areas have been cleared for agriculture. In 2021 we have expanded our portfolio of projects to develop community and urban projects throughout Australia. These will focus on activating community tree planting and climate mitigation. You can find out more about our current and past projects .
Sometimes. Many of our projects are located in remote areas without facilities to cater for volunteer groups. Our carbon projects must adhere to strict planting methodologies so we tend to use professional planting contractors.
As we undertake more community planting projects we may have more opportunities for self-funded volunteer groups. Please contact us if you are interested.
Business contributions can be more complicated. It depends on the nature of the gift/contribution. The ATO has information on their website or please contact us.
We follow the methodologies set out by the Australian Governments Emission Reduction Fund, using the Full Carbon Accounting Model (FullCAM) to measure the amount of CO2e captured. Due to the high cost and administration requirements, these projects are not externally audited. This enables us to take on new projects and plant more trees. We supply in-depth planting and monitoring reports and photography to provide transparency around on-ground activities.
Our carbon offsets/credits are not verified or accredited offsets as they have not been validated and verified by an accredited third party. Unverified offsets are issued by the carbon project developer using relevant methodologies but are not independently verified.
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