Global Sky CEO James Stinson launched the tree-planting program in 2010 in partnership with the well-known green initiative Eco-Libris.
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Global Sky operates a 300-seat call center in the Philippines. A tree is planted for every call center seat filled, offering a unique way for companies using call center services to green up their service and demonstrate their commitment to replenishing the earth.
The trees are planted with Eco-Libris partners that work in collaboration with local communities in developing countries in Latin America and Africa, where deforestation is a crucial problem. Planting trees in these places not only helps to fight climate change and conserve soil and water, but also benefits local people in many ways such as improving crops, providing additional food and income, and reducing soil erosion.
"Global Sky has demonstrated in the last couple of years a remarkable commitment not only to tree planting, but also to sharing the concept of better use of resources with its customers,” says Raz Godelnik, Eco-Libris CEO. "Planting over 4,000 trees is making them a true green leader in their industry."
"This life is short, every day is an opportunity to plant seeds that will outlast it," says James Stinson, Global Sky CEO.
Global Sky's clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as progressive entrepreneurs and global executives. Global Sky offers a 10 percent discount to companies participating in environmentally focused efforts.
CEO of Global Sky, James Stinson:
About Global Sky
Global Sky, Inc. is an award-winning, U.S.-owned and managed, high quality call center provider with 300 seats based in the Philippines. It is a Microsoft Approved Vendor and the winner of two "Best of 118 Tracker" awards. For more information, please go to http://www.globalsky.com.
Founded in 2007, Eco-Libris is a green company working to green up the book industry in the digital age by promoting the adoption of green practices in the book industry, balancing out books by planting trees, and helping to make e-reading greener. So far Eco-Libris has planted more than 200,000 trees around the world. For more information, please go to http://www.ecolibris.net.