1% for the Planet commitment

As our way to show our love for our environment and all beings in our beautiful blue planet, we have donated to these organization from the 1% for the Planet network. They are our heroes, doing good and working toward causes we care about.

This means that with every purchase from Lucuma Designs, you too contribute to these causes. Lucuma Designs has committed to donating a minimum of 1% of all of our sales to organizations in the network.

2020 contributions

Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine

Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine - https://PCRM.org
Doing Good: We love how doctors at PCRM empower people to make healthy choices that can help prevent and treat chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. During these critical times, encouraging eating habits that can strengthen our immune system is a mighty cause worth supporting.

2019 contributions

ECOAN - Ecosistemas Andinos - Peru

ECOAN - Ecosistemas Andinos - Peru - https://www.ecoanperu.org/
Doing Good: We love they are working to restore Andean ecosystems in the Cusco region of Peru. For that, they partner with local communities planting native trees to restore Andean forests. They also educate people so they in turn can protect the habitat and endangered species while building opportunities for ecotourism in the region benefiting the communities and keepers of the land. We also like that they are collaborating in few projects in Peru with the American Bird Conservancy.

Navdanya - https://www.navdanya.org/site/
Doing Good: They are truly our Earth Heros educating us all on how to truly care for our Mother Earth and all its inhabitants. We love their women centric and farmer led mission of protecting biological and cultural diversity while promoting agroecology and regenerative organic agriculture. They promote life itself by encouraging seed saving and sharing among more than 150 seed bank communities across 22 states in India.

Pollinator Partnership

Pollinator Partnership - https://www.pollinator.org
Doing Good: They are champions researching, promoting and educating the public on the importance of supporting healthy pollinators and the environments where they can thrive. They also produce quality educational materials so we can spread the word.
Related/sponsoring products: pollinator gifts

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society - https://seashepherd.org/
Doing Good: Known mostly for protecting the whales, the Sea Shepherd international teams work tirelessly across the globe to preserve the wildlife and health of our oceans. They courageously and actively protect precious marine life by raising alarms about the destructive effect of illegal fishing. We are particularly fond of their conservation projects in Peru and Costa Rica. - Learn more on the blog

Seed Saver’s Exchange

Seed Saver’s Exchange - https://www.seedsavers.org
Doing Good: We love their mission of seed sovereignty as a way to promote biodiversity to benefit us all. They also work to promote the benefits of organic agriculture and healthy pollinators, as well as educate gardeners on simple, yet sustainable, gardening methods. - Learn more on the blog
Related/sponsoring products: pollinator gifts

Trees Water People

Trees Water People - https://www.treeswaterpeople.org
Doing Good: They work in Central America planting trees, installing fuel efficient and safe cooking stoves and empowering communities. Now, we like them even more as they have started a project with Indigenous communities in the US, helping to instal eco-friendly housing and solar panels. - Learn more on the blog

2018 contributions

American Bird Conservancy

American Bird Conservancy - https://abcbirds.org
Doing Good: This organization provides needed advocacy and protection for bird species and habitats in the Americas. - Learn more on the blog
Related/sponsoring products: owls, birds confetti

Plastic Oceans

Plastic Oceans - https://plasticoceans.org/
Doing Good: We applaud their efforts to raise awareness about plastic pollution. They organize beach cleanups and encourage youth to get involved in finding solutions.

Rainforest Action Network

Rainforest Action Network - https://www.ran.org
Doing Good: This organization confronts industries & big businesses that seek to deforest the land and neglect human rights in rainforests worldwide.