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OneTreePlanted is a Shelburne, Vermont-based tree planting nonprofit organization offering environmental credits and carbon offset.


One Tree Planted is a Vermont-based nonprofit (501c3) organization that focuses on global reforestation. One Tree Planted was founded in 2014 by Matt Hill. The organization plants one tree for every dollar donated. OTP has over 266 "planting partners," including corporate partners FaceBook, Addidas, Acorns, DHL, Marriot International and many more. The non-profit works with business, organizations, schools and individuals in over forty-three countries and has planted over 40,000,000 trees since their founding. The company plants in North America, South America, Asia and Africa.

Founder Matt Hill

OTP is an official partner of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration Prog

ram. The organization host a variety of tree planting events and puts on an annual Million Tree Challenge in partnership with the United States Forest Service (USFS).

OTP also offers a free environmental curriculum for students of all ages and employee engagement sessions. They focus on education to create a lasting impact in communities. In their reforesting efforts, OTP is dedicated to planting appropriate species for each location. Those who choose to donate can choose a project to donate to in one of the four regions. One Tree Planted then pools the donations for each project and sends the funds to their reforestation partners. They maintain and monitor the trees for long-term survival and lasting impact. OTP provides public annual reports on this information.


One Tree Planted is founded by Matt Hill


Further reading


Nonprofit Changemaker of 2019: One Tree Planted

1% for the Planet


April 17, 2020

Tree planting 101: What corporations need to know | Greenbiz


UN Decade on Restoration


Documentaries, videos and podcasts


Earth911 Podcast: One Tree Planted's Matt Hill on Reforestation

November 22, 2021

How Do Trees Communicate? | Eco Facts | One Tree Planted

August 26, 2021

How to Plant a Tree with Bill Toomey | One Tree Planted

September 28, 2021

I am a Tree Planter | One Tree Planted

August 14, 2020

January 2022 | Reforestation Updates | One Tree Planted

January 5, 2022


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