planting.
tracking. reporting.

planting.tracking. reporting

End-to-End C02 mitigation solution
towards a

zero carbon spirit distribution

Green Steps Group is proud to announce a new partnership with ecoSPIRITS.

ecoSPIRITS unique ecoTOTE solution reduces both the cost and carbon footprint of spirit delivery at every point and Green Steps Group is providing the final mile to zero C02 by planting a tree in Borneo for every ecoTOTE of spirits delivered.
TRUSTED BY
Planting in Borneo
ORANGUTANS, sun bears & tropical giants
5°24'33.8"N 117°57'48.6"E

The Kinabatangan River, Borneo is a strip forming one of the most densely populated areas of endangered wildlife in the world, every hectare reclaimed from palm-oil is swiftly populated with orangutans, sunbears and clouded leopards.

Planting in
Kenya
ELEPHANTS , cheetahs & african savanna
0°45''47.0"N 37°39'49.1"E

Northern Kenya is known for sweeping plains and umbrella thorn acacias but in some areas the landscape has been degraded with saplings left shrub like and shredded from over-grazing. By securing these trees, protecting the roots and mulching the soil we can create a very high survival rate to rapidly regenerate these acacia trees and reclaim the savanna planes.

Planting in
Uganda
Protecting the mountain gorilla cloud forests
3°07''40.56"N 32°50'64.8"E

The cloud forests of Uganda and surrounding plains are under heavy pressure from rural areas where forests are cleared to make charcoal for cooking stoves. We are supporting fast growing trees which can provide sustainable firewood and form a buffer to protect the old growth forests.

Solutions
co2 impact specialists

We offer a turn-key end-to-end CO2 emission strategy. All we need is what your targets are and we can recommend a package and create a custom solution for you.

1
PLANTING

The right tree in the right location

Not all trees are equal. We deal exclusively with locally grown, indigenous trees directly benefiting the local community.

2
mapping

POP - Proof of planting

Every tree planted is GEO-tagged and photographed and can be viewed on-line.

3
REPORTIING

your co2 mitigation

We provide quarterly updates of your C02 mitigation impact, project updates as well as background stories of the farmers responsible for the trees.

Why trees?
[forest] restoration isn’t just one of our climate change solutions, it is overwhelmingly the top one.
Proffessor Tom Crowther, ETH Zürich University
action this day

Tree planting is a climate change solution that doesn’t require leaders to initiate government action or scientists to come up with technological solutions to draw carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Tree planting is available now, and it is the cheapest one possible and every one of us can get involved.”

Verification
Platform
not all trees are equal
creating a transparent & verifiable digital trail

Each and every one of our trees are GEO-tagged. We know where it is, when it was planted, who planted it and what species and they can be viewed on-line.

We believe that without a transparent, verifiable digital trail, tree planting operations suffer the typical corruption vulnerabilities found in AID projects.
INDIVIDUAL
TREE tracking
Each tree planted is tracked, and given a unique record:
Location ( GPS coordinates )
Date & Time planted
Species
Farmer who planted the tree
Each tree is photographed at planting & again 6 months later
view your trees
online
Forests and individual trees can be viewed on-line down to a per tree level. Comparing historical satellite imagery can show the impact on a macro level
VIEW LIVE EXAMPLEclient dashboard
what IS THE c02 impact from my trees?

Accurate calculations of C02 conversion by trees needs to be based on peer-reviewed papers released by industries most respected scientific journals. We take these figures and use our planting date and on-going tracking to accurately monitor how much C02 is being sequestered in real world numbers.
Local Beneficiaries
without community support all tree plantings fail
not a donation
What we provide is not aid nor a donation we are in partnerships. We pay for farmers such as Alfred to host trees on his land and hire his services to maintain and provide quarterly verification.

Our local communities are the most critical factor for success. We go further than simply getting their blessing or acceptance, we empower ownership where the local communities are both the principle beneficiaries and primary drivers.
alfred's
story
Alfred raised some money and bought 13 acres of barren land to reforest, Green Steps Group is helping fund the forest.
“When war was here, I couldn’t stay with my people, so I found a job outside of the district. When I came back and the war came to an end, I had a wife and children."In 5-6 years if I plant trees here, I will have market. If I plant trees here, I will be selling it when I get old.
Alfred is not a casual laborer hired for a days work - he is a long term partner who is highly motivated to ensure a high survival rate of his trees.
village co-op
in borneo
In Borneo we are working with villages along the Kilibatang river.
The palm-oil plantations devastating the land are mostly foreign owned and staffed by foreign workers. The challenge is to push back on illegal palm oil encroachment.
Typical planting organisations are ground up community driven with a leadership comprising of villages elders who are engaged in reforesting and protecting their land from encroaching palm-oil plantations.
Our house
is on fire
Breaking global heat records year on year

The industrial and agricultural revolutions have come with a price, our factories pumped out dirty smog while over the last 100 years vast areas of carbon storing woodland and forest were cleared and burnt with the solid carbon returning to a smothering blanket of C02

Sustainable Development Goals
addressing the un SUSTAINABILITY goals
primary Development goals

Green Steps Group is committed to the UN Sustainable development goals, in particular our projects promote No Poverty, Zero hunger, Gender equality and Climate action.

no poverty.

We promote pay-to-plant where the farmer who plants the tree has direct financial benefit.

zero hunger

Aforestation heals degraded land. We promote trees that provide sustainable fodder for animals, fruiting trees for humans and shade trees to enrich soils and protect crops.

gender equality

Directly funding individual tree planters empowers men and woman to control their own finances.

climate action

Trees are well established as the foundation of most land based ecologies and our best tool to reduce C02

zero hunger

We promote trees that provide sustainable fodder for animals, fruiting trees for humans and shade trees to enrich soils and protect crops.

no poverty.

We promote pay-to-plant where the farmer who plants the tree has direct financial benefit.

gender equality

Directly funding individual tree planters empowers men and woman to control their own finances.

climate action

Trees are well established as the foundation of most land based ecologies and our best tool to reduce C02