HAWTHORNE, Calif. –– 9to5 Seating, a manufacturer of ergonomic office seating, is partnering with One Tree Planted, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that focuses on reforestation around the globe, to help with reforestation in California, where the company’s headquarters is located and where deadly wildfires have impacted numerous communities in recent years.
“We’ve seen the devastating impact of forest fires too often in our home state of California, which is why it was so important to us to partner with One Tree Planted,” said Dara Mir, president and CEO of 9to5 Seating. “We’re committed to sustainability at every opportunity, and teaming with this impressive organization will enable us to make an even greater impact.”
9to5 Seating is committed to sustainable and environmentally responsible business practices. The company offers Greenguard Gold Certified products, participates in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Waste Wise Program, has achieved Leed NC Gold Certification for its corporate headquarters facility and achieved Level, BIFMA’s sustainability certification program for furniture.
One Tree Planted teams with individuals and organizations in more than 43 countries to plant trees and restore nature and biodiversity. The trees are planted by local partner organizations and community volunteers in areas where there has been deforestation. The organization has doubled the number of trees it has planted since 2014.